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Audiologist (Intermittent) – Manchester, New Hampshire
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 38034Start Date: 01/14/2019End Date: 01/28/2019
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: United States Citizen: Must be a United States Citizen as required by 38. U.S.C. 7402. (Note: When it is not possible to recruit qualified United States Citizens, necessary personnel may be appointed on a temporary basis under authority of 38 U.S.C. 7405 without regard to the United States Citizenship requirements of 38 U.S.C. 7402 or any other law prohibiting the employment of or payment of compensation to a person who is not a citizen of the United States. Candidates must meet all other requirements for the grade and position concerned.) English Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d). Licensure: Must possess a current, full, active and unrestricted licensure/registration as an audiologist in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the U.S. or in the District of Columbia. (NOTE: Non-licensed audiologists who otherwise meet the eligibility requirements for licensure may be given a temporary appointment as a graduate audiologist under the authority of 38 U.S.C. § 7405(c). Failure to obtain licensure during appointment as a graduate audiologist is justification for termination of the temporary appointment. Individuals appointed as graduate audiologists may not be promoted to the GS-12 level without being fully licensed. This may result in termination of employment.) (COPY OF LICENSURE IS REQUIRED) Education: Must have a master’s degree or its equivalent in audiology or hearing science from a college or university that was accredited by a regional accreditation organization AND an audiology program recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) AND/OR the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). (NOTE: Effective January 1, 2007, the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of ASHA accredits only doctoral degree programs in audiology or hearing science; do you have a doctoral degree program in audiology that was accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). (COPY OF UNOFFICIAL OR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED. ONLINE COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.) Physical Requirements: Subject to pre-employment physical according to VA Directive and Handbook 5019.GRADE DETERMINATIONS: GS-12 Licensure. Audiologists must hold a full, current, and unrestricted license in a State, Territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia. Education and Experience. In addition to the requirements at the GS-11 grade level, completion of one (1) year of professional experience comparable to the next lower level and possession of a full, current and unrestricted license to practice audiology. For positions involved in research audiology assignments involving no direct patient care, completion of a doctoral degree in audiology, hearing science, or a related field is fully qualifying. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the KSAs identified for the assignment. Assignments. Audiologists at this grade level are independent licensed practitioners and are considered to be at the full performance level. Employees may be appointed to the following assignment: Staff Audiologist. Staff Audiologists at this grade level must demonstrate professional knowledge of, and skill in applying, a wide range of theories, principles, and methodologies of the practice of audiology to a wide range of populations. Individuals may perform ancillary assignments, including program management duties on an occasional basis, where the complexity and amount of work is not substantial (less that 25% of the time). The following KSAs are required: a. Ability to develop coherent treatment strategies.
b. Knowledge of clinical services, and the ability to perform them independently.
c. Ability to conduct assessments and provide treatment interventions.
d. Ability to provide consultation to other health care professionals.
e. Knowledge of contemporary audiology practice.
f. Ability to perform functions associated with contemporary audiology scope of practice. References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G29 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. Physical Requirements: Duties are physical in nature, requiring standing, walking, bending, stooping, lifting light to medium weight objects, and pushing wheelchairs. Requires the ability to carry light to medium weight items such as papers, books, or other supplies, as well as heavier items such as audiology testing equipment. The incumbent needs to be able to handle and operate the audiology equipment and hearing aids, and uses the computer and other standard office equipment to complete administrative tasks.
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