Audiologist Job in Big Spring, Texas – Department of Veterans Affairs



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for an Audiologist in Big Spring, Texas Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Audiologist – Big Spring, Texas
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 652598
Start Date: 01/18/2023
End Date: 02/09/2023

Qualification Summary
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: Doctor of Audiology (AuD) from an audiology program recognized by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The CAA is the only accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit entry-level audiology programs. HR office staff and management officials may verify the program accredited from CAA at OR Education: Other doctoral degree in hearing science or a directly related field from an institution accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the USDE. English Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in written and spoken English. 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. NOTE: All audiologists who perform compensation and pension (C&P) examinations are considered to be performing direct patient care duties, and must possess a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice audiology (38 CFR 4.85). The audiologist must maintain full, current, and unrestricted licensure/registration. An employee in this occupation who fails to obtain licensure/certification/registration within the required time frame, or who fails to maintain the required licensure/certification/registration must be removed from the occupation, which may also result in termination of employment. 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). Grade Determinations: GS-11: Education and Experience. None beyond the basic requirements. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs). In addition to the basic requirements, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following KSAs: a. Knowledge of principles and techniques in the assessment and treatment of auditory and balance disorders. b. Ability to perform functions associated with contemporary audiology scope of practice as defined by the American Academy of Audiology or the ASHA. c. Ability to interact with patients, families and other health care professionals. GS-12: Experience. In addition to the requirements at the GS-11 level, completion of one year of professional experience comparable to the next lower grade level. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs). In addition to the basic requirements, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following KSAs: a. Skill in determining nature, type and severity of hearing/communication /vestibular disorders. b. Skill in counseling patients and family members regarding management of hearing/communication/vestibular disorders. c. Ability to provide professional advice and consultation in areas related to professional audiology to other health care professionals. d. Ability to independently apply professional contemporary audiologic treatments to the full range of patient populations. Preferred Experience: Experience with Adult population Experience with NOAH, ROES, CPRS documentation system Experience providing virtual care through VVC and Tele-health References: VA Handbook 5005/152 Part II Appendix G29; Audiologist Qualification Standard: September 22, 2022. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-11 to GS-12. Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Some work may require movement between offices, hospitals, warehouses, and similar areas for meetings and to conduct work. Work may also require walking/standing, in conjunctions with travel to and attendance at meetings and/or conferences away from the work site. Incumbent may carry and lift light items weighing less than 15 pounds.

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