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    Summary

    The Audiologist is assigned to an Ambulatory Care setting in the Public Health Department, Occupational Medicine Division, at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC), in North Chicago, Illinois.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include:

    • Provides audiometric testing, independent management and oversight of local HPR Programs and hearing loss prevention efforts.
    • Conducts technical surveys, program reviews, evaluations, and consultations dealing with occupational hearing loss, hearing protection, hearing conservation and environmental noise control/mitigation.
    • Provides data and reports to FHCC and local commands regarding HRP Program compliance, Significant Threshold Shifts (STS) rates, and other permanent program metrics.
    • Provides outreach prevention services and consultative support to FHCC and local/regional commands through ongoing work site visits and collaboration with line/tenant, industrial hygienist, occupational medicine specialist and safety managers.
    • Performs administrative, managerial and educational assist visits to audiometric test sites in the branch health clinics to ensure quality care and service, accurate test protocols and accurate/valid audiometric data collection.
    • Establishes and maintains a database registry of information related to noise and hearing measurement in order to permit accurate decisions related to resource allocation and effective hearing loss prevention measures.
    • Serves as a subject matter expert and advisor on matters concerning occupational hearing conservation.
    • Provides technical expertise to others on matters related to the operational aspects of hearing conservation.
    • Conducts a variety of hearing conservation training lectures and trains the trainer on various hearing loss prevention topics.
    • Conducts ear impressions and provides mold fitting and dispensing of custom hearing protection and communication devices.
    Work Schedule: Full time: 7am to 3:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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