Audiology Technician - Minneapolis

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Date Posted: 05-10-2018
TDY Medical Staffing, Inc. is currently looking for well qualified "Audiology Technician" for a 6-12 month contract in the Minneapolis Area.  Must have knowledge and experience.  This is not a government job, this is a contract position with the government.  If you are deemed a qualified applicant, we will conduct a complete background investigation as required by our client. 

TDY will consider a candidate’s compliance with the application instructions to be indicative of the type of conduct that it may expect from the candidate during employment. Therefore, failure to comply with these instructions may be grounds for exclusion from employment consideration.

Please read everything below before applying and only apply if you are fully qualified.  Preference given to applicants with previous medical clerical experience.  Must have computer experience.  Please submit a resume with 3 professional references - please list your skills online in the area provided after you hit the APPLY button.  If you do not submit a resume with professional references, you will not be considered for employment.

TDY does extensive background checks, reference checks and pre-hire/random drug screening as a condition of employment.  

Daily working hours:
Typically
TECH 1  works Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday – 7:30am – 6:00pm
TECH 2  works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 7:30am – 6:00pm
Note: The daily tour of duty includes 30 minute unpaid lunch break.

Skills Required :
  • The qualified applicant will have at least one year of similar experience.
DUTIES:
    • Responsible for routine repairs of hearing aids delivered or mailed to the Audiology Clinic;
    • Provides primary level troubleshooting and repair for Veterans who are experiencing hearing aid problems;
    • Evaluates hearing aid function and fit through listening checks, electroacoustic evaluation, visual inspection, changes batteries, cleans electrical contacts, removes impacted cerumen, replaces ear mold tubing, and inspects and replaces cords;
    • Counsels the Veteran in optimal use and proper methods of care for the instruments;
    • Performs careful examination of the ear (otoscopy) for contra-indications.
    • Prepares hearing aid to be returned for repair, confirms hearing aid settings are stored in the NOAH database, prepares documentation, packages the instrument and records shipment tracking information in the clinic's record tracking system;
    • Works with Audiologist to determine the patient's need for loaner hearing aids based on the patient's degree and nature of hearing loss, audiological profile and hearing aid fitting rationale data;
    • Works with Audiologist to determine the patient's need for assistive devices, orders devices such as Pocket Talkers and TV devices from Prosthetics and instructs patients in proper use and care;
    • Enters Remote Order Entry System (ROES) orders for hearing aid repairs, batteries, and clinic supplies as necessary;
    • Maintains stock of clinic supplies, forms, batteries, and impression boxes in all clinic treatment areas;
    • Maintains stock of loaner hearing aids and pocket-talkers and insures they are in good working order at all times.
    • Turns on all audiology test equipment and does daily listening checks to ensure proper functioning of audiometers and shuts down equipment at the end of the day;
    • Cleans suction pumps and maintains cleanliness of the hearing lab area, as well as other equipment in the clinic;
    • Provides a variety of administrative management services essential to the direction, operation, and functioning of the Tele Audiology Service;
    • Receives assignments for a variety of difficult examinations including cerumen removal, non-diagnostic otoscopy, ear mold impressions, hearing aid programming and troubleshooting and repair and modification of amplification procedures;
    • Assists management regarding developing, maintaining, and improving methods and procedures for overall effective utilization of personnel and resources;
    • Coordinates networking activities within the service and between services and outside vendors-hearing aid manufacturers;
    • Maintains the clinic policy for infection control and assures that the protocols follow the hospital regulation; and,
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
TDY Medical Staffing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.  If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

Once you hit the “Apply Now” button, you will be directed to enter into your information into our website general application – There will be several questions asked to ensure our Affirmative Action/EEOC compliance. 

TDY is a federal contractor and as such is required to provide self-identification questions regarding  race/gender/disability/veteran status to all qualified applicants.  We offer all applicants the VOLUNTARY opportunity to respond to the questions. 
You are under no obligation to respond to the questions and not answering the questions will have no impact on the application process or hiring decisions.  Your responses are not seen by the hiring authority and have zero impact on our decision making process.  Submitting this general application is not an offer of employment and does not a guarantee that the application process will proceed. 
 
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