Royster is seeking an Audiology Assistant to provide healthcare support to our active duty soldiers and their families at Tinker Air Force Base, OK. Tinker AFB is a well-known military installation located in the "Heart of Oklahoma", just five miles from downtown Oklahoma City (OKC). It's one of the largest and most important military installations in the United States.
Specific Duties include but not limited to the following:
Perform daily equipment calibration, audiometric testing and saves data via software.
Performs medical record review to search for previous audiometric tests, resultsandreferralsrelated to hearing.
Prior to testing,reviews medical records to identify previous hearing tests.
Interprets audiometric results to explainramificationsto patient and/or relatedhealthcare providers.
Interpretstestresultsasnormalor indicative of hearing loss.
Performs tests of middle ear functions and tests of outer haircells in the inner ear to assist in localizationofsiteof pathology.
Identifies possible cases of exaggerated hearing loss and schedulesadditionaltesting to confirm or rule out hearing loss.
Calibrates audiometric equipment on a daily basis, saves and reports results monthly.
Educates employees regarding hazardous noise and use of ear protection, aswellasperformsfittings to determine propersize ofearplug and attenuation factor (noise reduction rating) needed during job-related exposure.
Provides counseling to employees about the resultsof his/her tests and its implications on communication function.
Compares current results to previous tests for determination of Occupational Safety andHealthAdministration (OSHA) and Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH) Standard Threshold Shift (STS).
Explains hazardous levels of exposure in the workplace and reasons that ear protection is effective againsthearing damage.
Utilizesmilitarydata systemsincluding, but are not limited to: The Composite Health Care System (CHCS) and the newest version, AHLTA, ICD-B programs, PopulationHealthOperationalTracking and OptimizationSystem, Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) and Defense Occupational Health EnvironmentalReadinessSystem (DOEHRS). Orient new office personnel about hearing conservation processes.
Performs other relateddutiesas assigned.
Possess formal Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC)
Approved training for DoD personnel (military and civilian)
Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience as an Audiology or Hearing conservation assistant within the last five (5) years.
Internal Number: FA8101
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