Per Diem Screener (Neonatal Hearing) - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 

Job Summary:

The Neonatal Hearing Screener provides hearing screenings to all newborns (well baby and critical care units) at the Mount Sinai Hospital in accordance with New York State Law.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Operates and maintains two types of sophisticated automated test equipment for conducting the hearing screenings.
  2. Conveys test results to the parents.
  3. If necessary, provides the parents with the necessary documentation and information to access the follow up. 
  4. Requires handling and comforting infants (testing needs to be done with the infant as still as possible). 
  5. Ability to handle critically ill and premature infants.
  6. Must adhere to infection control standards.
  7. Maintain extensive and meticulous records in the medical charts.
  8. Tracks inventory of disposable supplies that are used for the screenings.
  9. Troubleshooting of test equipment.
  10. Must have the ability to work independently.
  11. Works closely with the supervising audiologist.
  12. Performs other duties as required

 

Education Requirements

High School Diploma; Associates or higher preferred


Experience Requirements

Employment in a medically related field preferred 

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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