Under the close supervision of a licensed audiologist, to perform the more routine tasks associated with the provision of audiology services to developmentally and mentally disabled residents in a State hospital; and to do other related work.
Under close supervision, carries out plans of treatment established by a licensed audiologist; obtains information about residents; assists in preparing residents for diagnosis and treatment; observes residents under treatment and keeps records; maintains equipment in satisfactory condition; maintains adequate supplies; files records.
Education: Equivalent to completion of the 12th grade. (Applicants will be required to register as an Audiology Aide with the Speech Pathology and Audiology Examining Committee of the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance prior to appointment.)
Ability to: Learn and perform assigned work; read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance; reason logically; establish and maintain cooperative relations with those contacted in the work.
Interest in the department's audiology program; empathetic and objective understanding of the developmentally and mentally disabled; willingness to work in a State institution.
Applicants for positions in this class are required to pass a drug screening test. Testing of current employees who are applicants in an examination or who are transferring is permitted only if the person does not have a current appointment to a class for which drug testing is a requirement.