UNIV- Open Rank, Audiology Vestibular Fellowship - Department of Otolaryngology
Medical University of South Carolina
- Charleston, South Carolina
- Full Time
Job Description Summary5th year Audiology Vestibular Fellowship opportunity available at the Medical University of South Carolina Department
of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery
The Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology invites applications for an audiologist with
interest in developing a career with expertise in vestibular clinical evaluation. Candidates must possess a doctoral
degree (AuD, PhD). This 1-2 year position is specifically designed to gain experience in vestibular diagnostic evaluation
and interpretation as a member of multi-disciplinary vestibular team including audiologists, physical therapists,
nutritionist, neurotologists with a focus to develop a portfolio of vestibular related translational research.
The Department of Otolaryngology includes a large physician faculty and professional practice of multiple disciplines
including the Otology Division of five neurotologists/otologists as well as a growing Division of Audiology with 20
audiologists with five primarily involved with the vestibular program. Vestibular evaluations are provided primarily at
the main campus of MUSC in downtown Charleston.
Christine Strange, AuD, CCC-A
Clinical Director/Vestibular Program
Medical University of South Carolina
135 Rutledge Ave. #216
Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: 843-876-1308 ext 2
EntityMedical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)
Cost CenterCC000991 COM OTO Audiology & Cochlear Implant CC
Pay Rate TypeSalary
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Perform and interpret vestibular evaluations for all ages and may include vHIT, c and oVEMP tests, VNG, rotary chair tests, eCoG, CDP, audiometry, impedance testing. Provide documentation/reports as well as appropriate billing for evaluations. Maintain diagnostic equipment, follow proper infection control policies and maintain disposable supplies for the vestibular lab. Participate in monthly Vestibular Team meetings and Department courses which may include presentation. Work with mentor to develop professional development goals with protected time to develop a research portfolio. Salary is commensurate the NRSA post-doctoral scale.
MUSC Minimum Requirements
MD or equivalent
AuD or PhD, South Carolina audiology license.
Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 150 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 75 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 75 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift and carry patients weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 200 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. Must be able to maintain bi-lateral hand movement skills. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.
Additional Job Description
If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!
The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.
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