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Supervisory Audiologist – Asheville, North Carolina
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 494891Start Date: 08/11/2021End Date: 09/06/2021
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education. Master’s degree or its equivalent in audiology or hearing science from an accredited college or university is required. [“Accredited” means a college or university 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).] Licensure. For those grades that require licensure (GS-12 and above), the incumbent must hold a full, current, and unrestricted license in a State, Territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia. Creditable Experience: To be creditable, the experience must have required the use of knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics associated with contemporary professional audiology practice. Knowledge of Contemporary Professional Audiology Practice. This knowledge may be evidenced by one or more of the following: (a) At least 1 year of active professional practice or its equivalent. Active professional practice means paid or non-paid employment as a professional audiologist engaged in the practice of audiology as defined by the appropriate licensing board.
(b) Academic course work leading to a doctoral degree in audiology or hearing science. Quality of Experience. Experience is only creditable if it is both of the following:
(a) Work as a professional audiologist directly related to the position to be filled; and
(b) At a level comparable to audiology experience at the next lower grade level. Part-Time Experience. Part-time experience as a professional audiologist is credited according to its relationship to the full-time workweek. For example, an audiologist would receive 1 week of full-time credit for each 2 weeks of half-time work. GS-12
Licensure. The incumbent 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 level, completion of 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 listed below.
Audiologist. 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 than 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; and
f. Ability to perform functions associated with contemporary audiology scope of practice. GS-13 Licensure. The incumbent 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-12 level, completion of 1 year of professional experience equivalent to the next lower grade level directly related to the position being filled, and must fully meet the KSAs at that level. The following KSAs are required: (a) Ability to balance responsibilities and to work with great autonomy. (b) Ability to set priorities and delegate tasks, meet multiple deadlines, analyze organizational problems and develop and implement effective solutions . (c) Ability to analyze and use data effectively to manage workload, quality, performance, and productivity within the section . (d) Skill in interpersonal relationships in dealing with employees, team leaders, and managers (e) Knowledge of, and ability to utilize, evidence-based practices and clinical practice guidelines in a professional area, and to guide the section staff in applying these tools . (f) Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and to develop and implement solutions that result in efficient section operation. (g) Skill in problem solving and conflict resolution. (h) Skill in the application and analysis of scientific and clinical literature in a professional area. References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G29, Audiologist Qualification Standard, dated August 24, 2010. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-13. Physical Requirements: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019
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