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Health Conservation Incorporated Audiologist in Elgin, Illinois

Occupational Audiologist

Health Conservation, Inc. - Rockford, IL

Health Conservation Incorporated (HCI) is a national hearing conservation service provider based in Rockford, Illinois. Our fleet of mobile units travels throughout the continental USA performing OSHA/MSHA-mandated hearing and health screenings for industrial workers. Test results as generated both by HCI and by its clients internally, are interpreted, reported, and housed using HCI?s proprietary evaluation software.

HCI is looking for a full-time Staff Audiologist to join our management team and to serve as Professional Supervisor (PS). Up to 30% travel is required.

Job Duties:

  1. Perform audiology review (identify problem audiograms, assess validity of test results, and need for baseline revision, etc.)

  2. Educate and train audiometric technicians through CAOHC courses, onsite field training on mobile units, and annual HCI in-service programs.

  3. Provide back-up field support on mobile units as necessary.

  4. Provide written determinations of work relatedness of Standard Threshold Shifts as prescribed by OSHA.

  5. Write Opinion Letters in response to Worker?s Compensation claims for hearing loss, and appear as expert witness if necessary for HCI client companies in defense of Comp cases.

  6. Provide support to HCI staff and clients by responding to inquiries regarding regulatory compliance, confer with clients concerning individual employee issues, and best practice issues.

  7. Attend professional conferences and represent HCI through membership in professional organizations such as the NHCA.

  8. Recruit, hire and train and develop additional audiologist(s) as determined by business growth and requirement

Job Requirements:

  1. Au.D. or Ph.D. in audiology (Master?s degree audiologist may be considered for the right candidate with occupational experience)

  2. Current Audiology license with eligibility for Illinois licensure.

  3. Familiarity with OSHA Hearing Conservation Amendment and working knowledge of regulations

  4. Valid driver?s license

  5. ASHA CCC-A

  6. CAOHC CD and PS-A certificates are a plus

  7. Minimum 2 years of occupational experience; 5 years overall audiologist experience preferred

  8. Availability to travel on limited basis

  • Salary commensurate based on relevant experience
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