Overview

Audiologist

RESIDENCY WAIVED
START DATE: September 3, 2024
SALARY RANGE: $54,000.00 ( base salary), plus additional salary credit for appropriate prior experience, Masters Degree and Grad Credits. Excellent benefits are available.
(There is no current Civil Service List of Eligibles position must be filled provisionally and is open to outside
candidates. Appointee must take, pass and be reachable on the next civil service exam given for this title to remain in the position on a permanent basis.)

Civil Service: Competitive
Full Time, 10-month position (Provisional)

Teachers Association
Exceptional Education

This position exists at Tompkins Seneca Tioga BOCES (TST) and is responsible for performing direct clinical activities including audiological screenings, evaluations, treatment, and consultation. The incumbent provides standard audiological evaluation, implements, and interprets tests, participates on specialty multidisciplinary teams, recommends further evaluation or medical referral, conducts follow-up evaluations, and provides habilitation/rehabilitation services to patients including assistive listening devices and hearing aids. The employee works under the direct supervision of a TST BOCES administrator. The incumbent does related work as required.
• Develops, supervises, and performs student hearing screenings;
• Establishes and/or coordinates appropriate referrals for further audiological, communication, educational, psychosocial, medical assessment or referrals to other outside agencies;
• Performs diagnostic hearing evaluations on students;
• Interprets audiological assessment results to school personnel and parents;
• Analyzes classroom noise and acoustics to make recommendations for improving the listening environment;
• Makes recommendations about the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, group/classroom amplification and assistive listening devices;
• Selects and fits personal FM equipment;
• Ensures the proper fit and functioning of hearing aids, cochlear implants, group/classroom amplification and assistive listening devices;
• Fabricates, selects, and fits appropriate ear molds;
• Serves as a member of the educational team in the evaluation, planning, and placement process, to make recommendations regarding placement, related service needs, communication needs, and modification of classroom environments for students with hearing impairments or other auditory problems;
• Provides in-service training on hearing, hearing impairment, auditory disorders, amplification devices and their implication to school personnel, students, and parents;
• Counsels and guides students, parents, and teachers regarding hearing loss and resulting needs;
• Maintains and calibrates equipment;
• Maintains records and prepares reports;
• Provides educational programs for educational staff and the community.

QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a valid license and current registration, issued by the NYS Education Department, in audiology, issued by the NYS Education Department, in the area of speech and hearing handicapped.

RESIDENCY WAIVED
START DATE: September 3, 2024
SALARY RANGE: $54,000.00 ( base salary), plus additional salary credit for appropriate prior experience, Masters Degree and Grad Credits. Excellent benefits are available.
(There is no current Civil Service List of Eligibles position must be filled provisionally and is open to outside
candidates. Appointee must take, pass and be reachable on the next civil service exam given for this title to remain in the position on a permanent basis.)

The Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, political affiliation, sex, age, marital or veteran status, disability, religious practice, ethnic group, gender expression and identity, weight, or genetic predisposition in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.