Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Audiology
Category: Therapies
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 788787
Posted On: 10/6/2023

Position Summary

Posting Note: Sign-on bonuses and relocation incentives are available. We are now hiring full-time Audiologists for our Phoenix, Gilbert, and Arrowhead campuses. Phoenix Children’s has the largest team of pediatric audiologists in the Phoenix area. Each member of our team has pediatric-specific training in diagnostics and hearing aids. We work closely with many other specialties, including otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat/ENT), speech pathology, and hematology and oncology. We also work closely with outside providers, such as school districts, community otolaryngologists, pediatricians, and early intervention specialists.

This position provides high quality and appropriate patient care in the area of Audiology.

Position Duties

  1. Provides Diagnostic Audiology Assessments
    • Seeks advice from other audiologists on aspects of practice as needed
    • Selects appropriate diagnostic assessments, such as evoked potentials, otoacoustic emissions, tympanometry, conditioned play, etc, based on age of child, development level, reason for visit, medical history and department guidelines. Uses age appropriate communication style and language with patients. Obtains and interprets age specific audiometric data correctly using department norms. Demonstrates knowledge of normal growth progression (physical, cognitive, social, emotional) and developmental milestones
    • Effectively interviews parents prior to formal evaluation and communicates results, recommendations, and financial resources to parents after evaluation in an effective manner. Involves family in care plans and educational activities.
    • Makes appropriate recommendations for amplification, therapy, referral, follow up testing, educational adaptations, and home care for patients with hearing loss and for those at risk for hearing loss
  2. Treatment
    • Seeks advice from other audiologists when treating patients with complex hearing loss, and syndromes as needed
    • Selects, fits and checks hearing aids based on department guidelines. Refers appropriate patients to the cochlear implant team
    • Submits correct codes to pre access for accurate insurance verification. Uses Hearing Aid and Loaner contract or tracking sheet consistently. Documents and charges for amplification within 24 hours
  3. Documentation
    • Accurately completes documentation and charges within 24 hours.
    • Completes clear concise reports using documentation templates.
    • Includes appropriate professionals on cc of reports, following HIPAA guidelines.
    • Enters orders for future visits
    • Ensures safe handoffs via appropriate clinical information.
  4. Clinical Equipment
    • Troubleshoots equipment, informs supervisor of equipment issues, and works with supervisor to create plan for coverage until equipment is repaired.
    • Daily biologic check of all clinical equipment
  5. Professional Development
    • Participates in huddles and staff meetings
    • Participates in the development of evidence-based protocols and guidelines.
    • Participates in department process improvement
    • Serves on audiology committees, and specialty teams.
    • May supervise a practicum student after 3 years of experience
    • Acquires continuing education to increase professional growth.
    • Proactively shares knowledge gained with peers
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Doctoral degree in Audiology from an accredited school.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Prior pediatric diagnostics experience
2. Cochlear implant experience
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or American Board of Audiology Certification
2. Eligible to obtain an AZ Department of Health Services Audiology and Speech Language Pathology license (including dispensing Audiologist) prior to start date.
3. Current AZ DPS fingerprint clearance card prior to start date.
4. American Heart Association BLS certification prior to start date
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Effective Communication
2. Exceptional Teamwork
3. Receives feedback gracefully
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking - Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Applicable
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