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Audiology Clinical Education Coordinator

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Audiology Clinical Education Coordinator

DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Clinic Director

COLLEGE: Health and Human Services


DEPARTMENT: Communication Sciences and Disorders


POSITION TITLE: Full-time Lecturer Audiology Clinical Education Coordinator


DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:

Since 1952, Sac State has remained committed to training highly competent professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology and to providing the community with exceptional speech, language, swallowing and hearing services.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders continues this commitment by providing speech-language pathology and audiology services to our community through our on-campus clinic, the Maryjane Rees Language, Speech, and Hearing Center. Through the campus-based clinic, graduate students evaluate and treat communication disorders under close supervision by faculty who are nationally certified and state licensed speech-language pathologists and audiologists. The Department offers the Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Second Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSAD2B-CCE), the Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degrees. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are integral to the commitment of the Department and University. The Department seeks qualified candidates who can contribute to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion through service, mentorship, teaching, and scholarship. Accordingly, the Department is keenly interested in diversifying its faculty and encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups in higher education.


California State University, Sacramento Antiracism and Inclusive Campus Plan

https://www.csus.edu/diversity-inclusion/antiracism-inclusive-campus-plan.html


For more information about this department: https://www.csus.edu/college/health-human-services/communication-sciences-disorders/


WhySacState: https://www.csus.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-advancement/why-sac-state.html


Release Duties and Position Description


The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking a Full-time Lecturer, Audiology Clinical Education Coordinator. This appointment will involve clinic coordination, supervision of students enrolled in the doctorate of audiology program, marketing and public relations work, and teaching at the University level. 


JOB DUTIES:


Coordination of HIPAA-compliant Audiology clinic operations, including but not limited to:

Oversight of clinical education and coordination of clinical instructors/supervisors and student clinical progress for the Doctor of Audiology program

Coordinate program accreditation and HIPAA compliance for the Maryjane Rees Language, Speech and Hearing Center.

Coordinate the on-campus Maryjane Rees Language, Speech and Hearing Center’s audiology clinic, including setup (EHR system, scheduling, purchasing, technology, equipment, materials and supplies), consultation (purchasing, construction, marketing of services), and clinic operations (client/patient recruitment/enrollment and scheduling, establishment of policies, procedures, and activities related to clinic operations and student clinical education and supervision and scheduling), and clinical education in conjunction with the Maryjane Language, Speech and Hearing Center.


Establish and coordinate scheduling and billing while adhering to federal and state regulations.


Initiate and maintain student placement agreements and act as a liaison to local professional networks in audiology and clinical placement development.


Didactic and clinical instruction and internship/externship liaison work, as needed.


Coordinate scheduling of clinical instruction and on and off-campus clinics. Coordinate scheduling of all clinical instructors, clinics, and student clinicians in the Maryjane Rees Language, Speech, and Hearing Audiology Clinic.

Participate in hiring and support of clinical instructors (this includes verification of updated ASHA certification and CA licenses annually), including training and support of student clinical hours data tracking.

Oversight of student clinical hours data tracking including verification of ASHA and licensure.

Provide support to students enrolled in clinical practica including tracking documentation related to AuD and undergraduate observation hours and background check documentation. AuD and undergraduate clinical assistantship hours, clinical clock hours and competencies, surveys and site demographics data, in order to ensure learning outcome assessment data for annual department reporting is available.

Community relations including marketing and public relations to support clinic census.

Support the development of sustainable funding sources, in collaboration with the Department Chair and University Advancement for the donations-only clinic.

Establish, monitor and track the Maryjane Rees Center Audiology Clinic budget in consultation with the Department Chair.

Provide supplementary clinical instruction to students enrolled in clinical practicum, including assessing and remediating disorders in audiology.

Clinical Education Coordinator participates in instructing students and guiding clinical instructors in the following areas:

Diagnostic assessment and screening of peripheral and central auditory function, vestibular function tests, hearing aid dispensing and follow-up services, assistive technology and aural (re)habilitation, assessment and management of tinnitus, immittance/impedance tests, real ear measurements, electrophysiological measures, rotary chair testing, etc.

Therapeutic intervention which involves the planning, implementation, and interprofessional evaluation and management of auditory, vestibular and other related disorders.

Professional reports and records of evaluations and procedures, and results.

Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) development, implementation, and tracking.

Evidence based practice and department-specific professional development.

Providing services to and working with diverse students and patients

Coordinate reception at audiology clinic desk and clinical supply room, including materials, and personnel.

Maintain and review the inventory of materials.

Interact with clients and caregivers regarding services and concerns as needed.

Conduct annual clinical orientations, continuing education events, and workshops.

Maintain and update Clinical Handbooks for students and clinical instructors.


Minimum Education and Experience


Required: Master’s, AuD or equivalent from an institution approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispenser’s Board, CCC from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and valid Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Licenses. Minimum 2 years of clinical audiology work post-graduation.

Preferred: AuD or PhD. Supervision of students or clinical training and didactic or clinical instruction.


Reviews of applications will start on November 16th, 2021

Additional Info

Contact Name : Dr. Laura Gaeta, Ph.D

Contact Address : 6000 J Street
MS 6071
Sacramento, CA 95819

Contact Email : l.gaeta@csus.edu

Contact Phone : 19162784867

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