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Audiologist (Supervisory) – Dallas, Texas
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 506895Start Date: 09/08/2021End Date: 09/23/2021
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job English Language Proficiency: Audiologists must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with chapter 2, section D, paragraph 5a, this part. 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. May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation and meet the criteria). Preferred Experience: At least five years’ experience conducting audiological evaluations. At least five years’ experience selecting, fitting, and dispensing hearing aids. General experience with the adult or geriatric population preferred. Grade Determinations: Experience: Completion of one (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. Experience includes but is not limited to: Supervisory audiologists or section chiefs exercise supervision, administrative management and direction of the audiology program in a unified audiology and speech-language pathology service or equivalent service-level department. They have responsibility for general or technical supervision of key clinical or training programs and overall technical and administrative oversight of audiologists depending on grade level. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the KSAs identified for the assignment and demonstrate the potential to acquire the assignment specific KSAs as indicated by an asterisk (*).
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, and
h. Skill in the application and analysis of scientific and clinical literature in a professional area. References: VA Handbook 5005 Part II, Appendix G-29 Audiologist Qualification Standard GS-665 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds Light carrying, under 15 pounds Reaching above shoulder Walking (1 hour) Standing (1 hour) Repeated bending (1 hour) Hearing (aid permitted)
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