UNIV - Open Rank - Adult Audiologist - Department of Otolaryngology

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 3/13/2024

Job Description Summary

This is a full-time faculty position, requiring a minimum of 40 hours of work per week. The Audiologist will complete evaluation and dispensing of amplification, assistive devices and osseointegrated devices. Audiologist is also responsible for providing outpatient and inpatient diagnostic Audiology services to patients requiring testing during appointments with ENT physicians. Continuing education or additional training will be provided, as needed.


Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

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CC000991 COM OTO Audiology & Cochlear Implant CC

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MUSC Audiology Services include:

Behavioral Audiometric Assessments

Acoustic Immittance

Site of lesion ABR


Vestibular assessment, including VNG, Rotary Chair, Posturography, VEMP and vHIT

Intraoperative monitoring of auditory evoked potentials

Evaluation and dispensing of amplification

Cochlear Implant candidacy evaluations

Diagnostic programming of implantable devices, including osseointegrated devices and cochlear implants

As this is an academic position, the Audiologist will also be responsible for instruction of Interns and Residents, within the ENT Department, in addition to supervising of 4th year Audiology Doctoral students. Lectures to Residents and other house-staff may be required. Participation in Audiology Seminars is expected. An interest in research is highly desired.


Doctor of Audiology Degree from accredited institution

ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence

SC Audiology Licensure

1+ years of experience

Questions should be directed to:

Kimberly Astrid Orr, Au.D., CCC-A

Director of Audiology

Medical University of South Carolina

135 Rutledge Ave. #216

MSC 550

Charleston, SC 29425

Phone: 843-792-9671

Fax: 843-792-0553

Email: orrka@musc.edu

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Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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