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Audiologist - Cochlear Implant - McAllen Texas

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Work type: Permanent
Location: McAllen, Texas
Categories: North America, Individual Contributor

Cochlear Clinical Services Audiologist

Change people’s lives and love what you do!  Cochlear is the most recognized brand in hearing health care.

Human needs have always been our inspiration, ever since Professor Graeme Clark set out to create the first multi-channel cochlear implant because he saw his father struggle with hearing loss. We always start with people in mind – thinking about their needs.

For this reason, our products, services, and support will continue to evolve and improve. We are by our customers’ side through the entire hearing journey, so they can experience a life full of hearing. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives and working in an organization where they can be part of bringing the mission to life each day.

 About the role

In order to help Cochlear continue to grow and service our customers, we are recruiting for a Cochlear Audiologist for the Cochlear Services clinic located in McAllen, Texas. We are open to either a part-time (up to 24 hours per week) Audiologist or a full-time Audiologist for this role, and can provide US domestic relocation. Recent graduates will be considered for the position.

In alignment with our organizational principle of providing a safe work environment, and in order to comply with new requirements for contractors of the Federal Government, all US-based employees of Cochlear Americas are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The only allowable exceptions include qualifying medical and religious accommodations.

The Cochlear Clinical Services Audiologist (CCS) will deliver world class audiology care including but not limited to: Cochlear Implant, Hearing Aid, Baha and Osia support, based on best practices and protocols established by Cochlear Clinical Services, L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cochlear Americas. In this role, you will receive close mentorship and guidance from a team of experts to develop and refine your skills as a hearing care provider, with an emphasis on evidence-based cochlear implant care. As a CCS Audiologist, you will have access to the most current, cutting-edge resources available from Cochlear to provide patients with to optimize their hearing healthcare journey. Scope of care includes services for adult and pediatric population, and may include counseling, upgrade sales and support, postoperative management for individuals with implantable hearing solutions and provision of appropriate amplification when indicated.  Great emphasis will be on clinic operational performance and patient satisfaction, defining best practice for future cochlear implants, with some opportunity for research possible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct patient evaluations using defined protocols, counsel individuals interested in a hearing solution including cochlear implantation, bone conduction hearing and/or hearing aids.
  • Provide postoperative management for patients with implantable hearing solutions, including sound processor fitting and programming, wireless accessories, and counseling regarding bimodal options.
  • Support outreach initiatives and marketing strategies to promote clinic and increase demand, and assist with building professional network opportunities.
  • Follow change control processes by identifying improvement opportunities and documenting implementation plans for approval prior to execution.

Key Requirements:

To add value to Cochlear in this role you'll be able to meet and demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities in your application and at interview:

  • Masters degree in Audiology or Au.D.
  • 1-3 years clinical experience.
  • Current State of Practice Audiology license, or ability to obtain.
  • Previous experience with implantable hearing technology, including cochlear implants and fitting of hearing aids. Implantable solutions training provided.
  • Relocation within United States provided.
  • Bilingual communication - Spanish - strongly preferred.

Physical & Mental Demands

The physical and mental demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to be in a stationary (seated/standing) position; utilize business technology for work product delivery, communicate orally and in writing with others internal or external to the organization, utilize problem solving/critical thinking skills to discern and convey information.  Must occasionally transport/move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to utilize comprehension, critical thinking, communication, problem solving, organization reasoning, relating to others and discernment of items such as product specifications, procedures and processes to customers (whether internal or external).  Influence, organization/classification of information and planning are also required.

The work environment is an office environment and clinical or hospital environment and are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Apply now by completing your application form online. Applicants must meet the job specific application criteria to be considered. Visit our careers site at to learn more.  

Cochlear Americas is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  In addition, Cochlear will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you require accommodation with completing the online application, please contact us via web or phone at 303-264-2549.



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