Greenbush - The Southeast Kansas Education Service Center is seeking applications for an Educational Audiologist in Topeka, KS.

 

Anticipated start date: August 1, 2020. Position will remain open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Job Summary:  Provide direct and consultative audiology services to children birth through high school in the school, home and/or clinical settings.

 

Qualifications:

  Required: 

  1. Hold a Master’s Degree or Doctorate (AuD) in Audiology
  2. Hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech/Language/Hearing Association or its equivalence
  3. or be eligible to obtain a Kansas Audiology License
  4. Maintain current health certificate
  5. Valid Kansas driver’s license  

Responsibilities: 

Essential Functions:

  1. Provide community leadership to ensure that all infants, toddlers, and youth with impaired hearing are promptly identified, evaluated, and provided with appropriate intervention services.
  2. Collaborate as needed with community agencies (ie. hospitals, health departments, Early Head Start, Birth to Three, Parents as Teachers) for hearing services and training.
  3. Train appropriate personnel to screen for hearing loss.
  4. Conduct comprehensive audiological evaluations.
  5. Make appropriate referrals for further audiological, communication, educational, psychosocial, or medical assessment.
  6. Interpret audiological assessment results to parents and school personnel.
  7. Serve as a member of the IEP, SIT and 504 teams in the evaluation, planning and placement process.  Make recommendations regarding placement, related service needs, communication needs, and modification of classroom environments for students with hearing impairments or other auditory impairments.
  8. Provide inservice training on hearing and hearing impairments to school personnel, children, parents and community agencies.
  9. Educate parents, children, and school personnel about hearing conservation.
  10. Perform evaluations to assess auditory processing disorders (APD), as needed.
  11. Ensure proper fit and functioning of hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems, classroom amplification and assistive listening devices.
  12. Analyze classroom noise and acoustics and make recommendations for improving the listening environment.
  13. Manage the calibration of participating school district’s audiometric equipment.
  14. Collaborate with the school, parents, teachers, special education support personnel, and relevant community agencies and professionals to ensure delivery of appropriate services.
  15. Make recommendations for assistive devices for children with hearing impairment.
  16. Serve as a member of the team in development of an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) for infants and toddlers.  Provide home-based early intervention services in the areas of amplification, methods of communication, auditory development, speech and language, and early literacy.
  17. Serve as a member of the Greenbush Special Services team, including participation in staff meetings and frequent collaboration.

General Responsibilities:

  1. Must support the Service Center mission, goals, and objectives.
  2. Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
  3. Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  4. Must demonstrate proficiency in ability to produce excellent work as requested by the executive team.
  5. Must assume responsibility for individual professional growth by staying current with literature, research, and/or practices.
  6. Must demonstrate proficiency in ability to effectively and regularly communicate with Service Center employees and constituents.
  7. Must complete all assignments in a time-sensitive manner as determined by Supervisor.
  8. Must meet all safety requirements as directed by the Service Center.
  9. Must perform other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director or designee 

Physical Requirements:

  1. Manages all job duties with mobility, agility, and dexterity.
  2. Ability to lift a maximum of 40 pounds.
  3. Requires extensive travel during the workday.
  4. Requires comprehensive use of the computer and other technology.
  5. Requires consistent work attendance.

Excellent benefit package:  Supporting employees and their families is important to Greenbush. We provide access to exceptional Health, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance options for all employees who work 20 hours or more a week. Additionally, Greenbush participates in the Kansas Public Retirement System (KPERS) and provides excellent 403B plan options. Greenbush contributes to each and every employees retirement plan by matching up to $90 a month for any Greenbush employee that contributes to one of the 403B plans. Employees also can participate in flex spending accounts and salary protection programs. All employees are provided with sick days, personal leave, and holidays subject to the length of their contract. Equal Opportunity Employer

 

In addition to the benefit package, Greenbush recognizes the importance of continued education throughout an employee’s career and offers the Greenbush Education Reimbursement Plan to support employees in their education endeavors. The plan provides an opportunity for any Greenbush employee working at least 1,004 hours per year to be reimbursed up to $1200 per contract year for tuition costs. Employees of Greenbush meeting the hour requirement can apply to participate in the program by completing the Tuition Reimbursement Application Form. In addition, Greenbush offers a Professional License Reimbursement Program, which provides full reimbursement for professional licenses with specific Kansas licensing authorities and other appropriate authorities (a complete list can be provided upon request).

 

For complete benefit package information, direct your questions to the individual listed under the Job Contact Information section.