Job Description

Category:
Management/ Professional

Facility:
SMG - Boston/Brighton Area

Department:
CMGE Ent Unall

Req Number:
52242

Job Details:

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where our patients live. Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operates 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.

Description:
The Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Steward St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, which is a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, is searching for a full time Audiologist join our staff. The department sponsors the newborn hearing screening program throughout Steward Healthcare's network of hospitals in eastern Massachusetts and offers comprehensive audiological and vestibular assessment and rehabilitation across the lifespan. As a teaching hospital, we are committed to teaching the next generation of clinicians and actively participate in clinical training of technicians, audiology students and medical students.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide comprehensive audiometric and vestibular patient care, to participate in clinical teaching, and to participate in clinical research. Persons interested in pursuing clinical research in audiological related areas are particularly encouraged to apply and qualified clinical scholars will be granted an academic appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine at a level corresponding with their experience.

Specific Job Duties Include:
1. Comprehensive audiometry and tympanometry
2. Electroacoustic evaluation
3. Comprehensive vestibular assessment
4. Fitting of conventional and implantable hearing aids
5. Establishment or participation in clinical research programs
6. Any other duties assigned by the Director of Audiology

Minimum qualifications:
1) A license to practice Audiology in the state of Massachusetts (or the ability to acquire such license within 3 months of starting)
2) Clinical Certification as an Audiologist with either the American Academy of Audiology or the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.



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