Androscoggin Valley Hospital (AVH) in Berlin, NH, a member of North Country Healthcare, seeks a full-time audiologist who will provide a full range of diagnostic and rehabilitative services for pediatric patients and adults. Services encompass diagnostic hearing tests, VNG, OAE, and dispensing of hearing aids to best suit the patient and their needs. Employed by AVH, this provider will see patients 4-5 days/week from 9am to 5pm. 2-4 days per month will be outreach at Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, NH (about an hour North).
There is no call requirement for this position. Work schedule remains flexible, which may change, even on short notice, to meet patient care needs. May require evening hours. Performs additional duties as assigned.
Overview of Audiology Services at AVH
Identify, test, diagnose, and manage disorders of human hearing, balance, and tinnitus; interpret test results of behavioral and objective measures
Counsel patients about hearing health and the possible need for treatment/management
Assess the candidacy of persons with hearing loss for hearing aids and cochlear implants and provide fitting, programming, and audiologic rehabilitation to ensure the best possible outcomes
Evaluate and manage children and adults with central auditory processing disorders
Recommend and provide hearing aid selection, fitting, and programming
Recommend and provide hearing assistive technology systems (HATS)
Recommend and provide audiologic rehabilitation—including speech reading, communication management, language development, and auditory skill development
Perform assessment and nonmedical management of tinnitus
Collaborate with ENT Surgeons and PA’s
Resumes and inquiries regarding this position may be e-mailed to Bonnie Hamel, FASPR at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requirements: To qualify for clinical privileges at AVH, candidate must hold active NH Audiology license. AuD level, or an experienced Master’s level audiologist required.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent work-life balance encouraged through our generous vacation and personal time, holidays, significant CME days and funds. Salaried position with professional liability Insurance, Health, Dental, long-term disability, term life insurance plans, sick time and extended illness bank, 403(b) and 457(b), Section 125, Funeral, Family and Medical Leave. Relocation allowance, Commencement bonus and Student loan reimbursement consideration.
AVH (www.avhnh.org) is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital (CAH) in the White Mountains of northern NH and a member of North Country Healthcare (www.wearench.org). We have 30 physicians on the Active Medical Staff and a 21 member specialty/surgical practice. We have been awarded one of the top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016) by iVantage Health Analytics. US News... and World Report has ranked New Hampshire the 2nd best state to live in within the United States. Our service area is about 16,000.
At AVH our team is committed to providing the highest quality of service by meeting our patient’s needs with the utmost care and courtesy. Every member of our team feels a sense of ownership and takes pride in what they do. We are linked to one another by a common mission: “Delivering the best healthcare experience for every patient, every day.” We treat one another with courtesy and respect and exercise empathy on a daily basis. It doesn’t matter who you are or what your role. From our providers and nurses on the front line of patient care, to our accounting professionals supporting the bottom line. From our kitchen staff creating and serving healthy well-balanced meals, to our maintenance and housekeeping staff who make sure our sidewalks are clear of debris and our floors are sanitized. At AVH the work we do saves lives.
Top reasons to work at AVH include:
• Strong patient centered culture
• Excellent teamwork
• Nice work environment in a clean, beautiful facility
• Job opportunities for all education and experience
• Attractive benefits