This position is that of an Advanced Practice Audiologist providing services in the Audiology, Speech Pathology and Vestibular Clinic, a Division of Otolaryngology. The purpose and responsibility of this position is to provide independent and expert diagnostic services in a highly specialized area of audiology and vestibular practice. The selectee will perform assessment and rehabilitation on a full range of complex patient populations.
You will perform assessment and rehabilitation on a full range of complex patient populations.
You will develop, evaluate and administer a multi-disciplinary doctorate education program.
You will coordinate and continually evaluate educational program implementing new educational action plans.
You will establish and review standard operational procedure manuals for the treatment and assessment of vestibular, audiologic and cognitive disorders.
You will determine degree and participate in the disability assessment of hearing and balance disorders.
You will exercise independent professional judgement and applying diagnostic procedures, measures, and practices necessary to determine etiology of disorder and establish rehabilitation plan for individual vestibular and auditory complaints.
Travel Required - Not required
Relocation expenses reimbursed - No
Conditions Of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
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Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
You will be required to meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.
You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
You will be required to obtain and maintain Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Certification.
APPLY NOW! This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date of 6/18/2019. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of 6/18/2019 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Candidates who apply after may be referred on a periodic basis depending on staffing needs.
This announcement uses the Health Care expedited hiring authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.
Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must have successfully completed a graduate or higher level graduate degree that included 18 semester hours in the field of audiology with approved clinical practice that was approved, recognized, or accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) at the time your degree was obtained. AND have a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. AND
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of Audiologist experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: evaluating and treating difficult and complex audiologic and vestibular cases; including those which involve auditory/dizziness/balance dysfunction in association with or result of traumatic brain injury and/or post-traumatic stress disorders.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. Failure to document the factor in your resume or application documents will result in an ineligible rating. The selective placement factor is:
Possess Board Certification through either a Certificate of Clinical Competence (Audiology) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA-CCCA), or certification through the American Board of Audiology.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying.
ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the well qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/
Background checks and security clearance required.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Please visit http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx to learn more.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/535888900 and follow the instructions under the "How to Apply" section.
You must apply through the link above. We are unable to accept applications from hearcareers.audiology.org website or via email. Applications not submitted through www.usajobs.gov will not receive consideration.
Internal Number: DE-10520336-19-NB
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