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Job Title: Supervisory Audiologist - CBOC
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Loma Linda, CA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Government and Policy, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Supervisory Audiologist - CBOC

The incumbent's principal duties and responsibilities are to be completed independently:
Direct supervision, administrative management and technical oversight of audiologists, audiologist assistants and audiology telehealth technicians stationed at different locations (monitoring performance measures, administering performance reviews and personnel actions). Plan and execute moves/clinic buildouts at offsite locations. Manage clinics schedules/leave requests to accommodate workload demands and clinical performance. Responsible for Equipment Inventory List (EIL) at off-site locations; placing work orders for equipment repair/maintenance when appropriate. Maintain clinical privileges; provide a full range of audiologic testing and rehabilitation services (50% direct patient care). Supervisory coverage at the main hospital when needed. Timecard supervisor for subordinate staff. Administrative work to include responding to suspense items and patient advocate liaison (PALS) related to community outpatient clinics.
REUSABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT:
Incumbent will have and demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the processes for Reusable Medical Equipment (RME) including knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) which document the processes and procedures for cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and preparation of Reusable Medical Equipment.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. work schedule. Schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the service.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Basic Requirements:
  • Citizenship. Citizen of the United States.
  • Education. Master's degree or its equivalent in audiology or hearing science from an accredited college or university is required. ["Accredited" means a college or university accredited by a regional accreditation organization and an audiology program recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) and/or the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).]
  • Licensure. The incumbent must hold a full, current, and unrestricted license in a State, Territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia.
  • English Language Proficiency. Audiologists must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with chapter 2, section D, paragraph 5a, this part.
Grade Determination: GS-13 - Supervisory Audiologist - CBOC

Education and Experience. Completion of 1 year of professional experience equivalent to the next lower grade level directly related to the position being filled, and must fully meet the KSAs at that level. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the [KSAs identified for the assignment] demonstrate the potential to acquire the assignment specific KSAs as indicated by an asterisk (*).
Supervisory Audiologist or Section Chief. Supervisory audiologists or section chiefs exercise supervision, administrative management and direction of the audiology program in a unified audiology and speech-language pathology service or equivalent service-level department. They have responsibility for general or technical supervision of key clinical or training programs and overall technical and administrative oversight of audiologists depending on grade level. Supervisory audiologists or section chiefs develop, organize, direct, manage, supervise, control, and implement policies and procedures in focused clinical programs. They plan, assess, and evaluate programs to ensure proper coordination between care delivery within the section and the overall delivery of health care. They make decisions that affect staff and other resources associated with the section and are made with wide latitude of control and independent judgment. They exercise supervisory responsibilities such as planning and scheduling work; assigning work to employees; accepting, amending or rejecting completed work; assuring that production and accuracy requirements are met; appraising performance and recommending performance standards and ratings; but exercise less authority than service chiefs.
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to balance responsibilities and to work with great autonomy.
2. Ability to set priorities and delegate tasks, meet multiple deadlines, analyze organizational problems and develop and implement effective solutions.
*3. Ability to analyze and use data effectively to manage workload, quality, performance, and productivity within the section.
4. Skill in interpersonal relationships in dealing with employees, team leaders, and managers.
5. Knowledge of, and ability to utilize, evidence-based practices and clinical practice guidelines in a professional area, and to guide the section staff in applying these tools.
*6. Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and to develop and implement solutions that result in efficient section operation.
7. Skill in problem solving and conflict resolution.
8. Skill in the application and analysis of scientific and clinical literature in a professional area.

References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G29. Audiologist Qualification Standard, GS-665, dated August 24, 2010.

The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13.

Physical Requirements: The incumbent work is moderately. Heavy lifting (45 lbs. and over); Moderate Carrying (15-44 lbs.); Straight Pulling, Pushing, reaching above shoulder, Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Both eyes required; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of color; Hearing aid (permitted). The incumbent must possess current driver's license and drive a government vehicle in carrying out professional duties when deemed necessary at the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs).

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • Resume
  • SF-50


VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search.

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • Other
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Requirements:
  • Citizenship. Citizen of the United States.
  • Education. Master's degree or its equivalent in audiology or hearing science from an accredited college or university is required. ["Accredited" means a college or university accredited by a regional accreditation organization and an audiology program recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) and/or the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).]
  • Licensure. The incumbent must hold a full, current, and unrestricted license in a State, Territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia.
  • English Language Proficiency. Audiologists must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with chapter 2, section D, paragraph 5a, this part.
Grade Determination: GS-13 - Supervisory Audiologist - CBOC

Education and Experience. Completion of 1 year of professional experience equivalent to the next lower grade level directly related to the position being filled, and must fully meet the KSAs at that level. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the [KSAs identified for the assignment] demonstrate the potential to acquire the assignment specific KSAs as indicated by an asterisk (*).
Supervisory Audiologist or Section Chief. Supervisory audiologists or section chiefs exercise supervision, administrative management and direction of the audiology program in a unified audiology and speech-language pathology service or equivalent service-level department. They have responsibility for general or technical supervision of key clinical or training programs and overall technical and administrative oversight of audiologists depending on grade level. Supervisory audiologists or section chiefs develop, organize, direct, manage, supervise, control, and implement policies and procedures in focused clinical programs. They plan, assess, and evaluate programs to ensure proper coordination between care delivery within the section and the overall delivery of health care. They make decisions that affect staff and other resources associated with the section and are made with wide latitude of control and independent judgment. They exercise supervisory responsibilities such as planning and scheduling work; assigning work to employees; accepting, amending or rejecting completed work; assuring that production and accuracy requirements are met; appraising performance and recommending performance standards and ratings; but exercise less authority than service chiefs.
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to balance responsibilities and to work with great autonomy.
2. Ability to set priorities and delegate tasks, meet multiple deadlines, analyze organizational problems and develop and implement effective solutions.
*3. Ability to analyze and use data effectively to manage workload, quality, performance, and productivity within the section.
4. Skill in interpersonal relationships in dealing with employees, team leaders, and managers.
5. Knowledge of, and ability to utilize, evidence-based practices and clinical practice guidelines in a professional area, and to guide the section staff in applying these tools.
*6. Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and to develop and implement solutions that result in efficient section operation.
7. Skill in problem solving and conflict resolution.
8. Skill in the application and analysis of scientific and clinical literature in a professional area.

References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G29. Audiologist Qualification Standard, GS-665, dated August 24, 2010.

The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13.

Physical Requirements: The incumbent work is moderately. Heavy lifting (45 lbs. and over); Moderate Carrying (15-44 lbs.); Straight Pulling, Pushing, reaching above shoulder, Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Both eyes required; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of color; Hearing aid (permitted). The incumbent must possess current driver's license and drive a government vehicle in carrying out professional duties when deemed necessary at the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs).
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