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Newborn Hearing Screener - Per Diem (St Petersburg)

Requisition #: 198194
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Nov. 4, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Newborn Hearing Screener performs hearing screening services for newborns at various hospital locations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Performs hearing screenings in assigned locations
  • Follows test protocols to ensure minimum age, patient test state and stable criteria are met before screening
  • Uses appropriate test techniques for preparation and proper electrode placement
  • Performs hearing screenings using established protocols and demonstrates effective strategies to maximize accurate test results
  • Promptly and accurately completes all screening documentation, including but not limited to, the hearing screening results form, hearing screening log sheet and call log
  • Communicates the newborn hearing screening process and results to parents and provides appropriate educational materials.
  • Accurately submits billing paperwork within the same working day of hearing screening
  • Identifies all new births and enters patient demographic data into the screening equipment
  • Performs proper hand hygiene and follows established equipment cleaning protocols
  • Demonstrates service excellence and provides a safe environment for patient care

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Current BLS certification, AHA
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • __X__ Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of twenty-five (25) pounds without assistance
  • __X__ Category 1: Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Uses computers throughout the day
  • Continually moving between hospital rooms and floors
  • Communicable Disease Exposure: possible contact
  • Hazardous Materials Exposure: probable contact – refer to department specific M.S.D.S.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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