Job Description

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.

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.

Summary: Responsible for carrying out newborn hearing screening tests on newborns and NICU babies at multiple hospitals in the Steward Network.

Responsibilities: Administer hearing screening tests using specified protocols and procedures to infants in the nursery and the NICU, scheduling follow-up diagnostic audiology appointments when indicated. Provide pre- and post-testing information to caregivers, and distribute appropriate information regarding follow-up procedures. Document hearing screening results in the medical record and as indicated by established protocols. Consult with program director and /or supervising audiologist regarding issues related to hearing screening results or interactions with parents.

Qualifications: Desire to work with newborns, their care givers, and medical staff. Provide own transportation. Experience in a hospital medical environment. Experience in an allied health profession.

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