OHSU's singular focus on improving health starts with Oregonians and has global impact. We are the only academic health center in Oregon, but we're also nationally distinct as a university dedicated solely to advancing health sciences. This allows us to concentrate resources on research to prevent and cure disease, on education that prepares physicians, dentists, nurses and other health professionals to succeed in an evolving health care environment, and on patient care that incorporates the latest knowledge and discoveries. We have 16,000 employees and secure competitive research funding of more than $400 million a year. As a public organization, we provide community outreach and services for Oregon's most vulnerable populations. OHSU’s stated mission to improve the health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence, innovation and leadership in health care, education and research.
About OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
With a strong tradition of teamwork, diversity and interdisciplinary care, we believe all children deserve the best. At Doernbecher, we built a hospital around that belief. It’s why we have more specialists in children’s health than anywhere else in the state. We offer the newest and most advanced treatments available, along with innovative collaborations and research opportunities. As Oregon’s only academic health center, we strive to offer the best medical care to every child across Oregon, Southwest Washington and beyond.
About The Institute on Development and Disability (IDD)
The Institute on Development and Disability within the Department of Pediatrics at OHSU works with patients, families, clinicians, researchers and many other professionals to meet the goal of improving the lives of people with disabilities. We perform research and care to support every patient, from premature babies to older adults, facing changes in life due to the onset of disabling conditions. With more than 100 years of practice, we understand how to best meet the needs of our patients and their families in Oregon and beyond.
Provide the full range of diagnostic evaluations (behavioral, physiologic and electrophysiologic) of the auditory system appropriate to neonates, infants and children including visual reinforcement audiometry, conditioned play audiometry, standard pure tone audiometry, auditory brainstem response, otoacoustic emissions, and detailed middle ear evaluation including otoscopy, tympanometry and measurement of acoustic reflexes. Provide analysis and interpretation of test results along with implications and recommendations for communicative, educational and cognitive development, implications for family/caregivers, staff, medical providers and educational agencies. Provide referrals to appropriate medical specialists, early intervention providers, and community providers of intervention services for hearing impaired and deaf children. Provide services at OHSU campus and at satellite clinics at Orenco Station and CDRC Eugene/University of Oregon Campus.
This position requires a Master’s degree or AuD in Audiology with particular emphasis in pediatrics and extensive experience in the audiologic evaluation and management of infants and young children with special health needs. Position requires the holder to possess the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and Oregon License to practice Audiology from the Board of Examiners in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.
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