Certified Hearing & Vision Technician
Company: Kalamazoo County Government
Posted on: June 21, 2022
Health & Community Services
Starting Salary: K-4 (A) $16.35/hr.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Date Posted: 05/16/2022
Deadline: Until filled
Summary:Hearing and/or vision screening will be provided to
Kalamazoo County residents ages 3-18 as mandated by the Michigan
Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) in order to
maximize the quality of life for children through early detection
- Provide screening and rescreening for vision and hearing to
school-age and preschool children within Kalamazoo County.
- Interpret rescreen results and determine medical referral.
- Complete data entry of screening results.
- Notify and advise parent/guardian and school of children
meeting referral criteria.
- Initiate follow-up contact with parent/guardian that does not
respond to initial referral letter.
- Establish an annual screening calendar with Head Start,
schools, daycare centers, and schedules for regular in-house
clinics and summer outreach clinics.
- Compile and submit statistical data following MDHHS AND HCS
guidelines and collect Medicaid billing information when
- Acquire and maintain screening equipment, medical supplies, and
MDCH health forms.
- Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Education: High School
Diploma or equivalent required.Experience: Excellent communication
and organizational skills with the ability to work independently
are required. Ability to work with individuals of varied
backgrounds/special needs. Previous experience working with
children strongly desired. Must possess or obtain current Michigan
Hearing & Vision Certification. According to ANSI standards, one
must have at least 20/30 vision with or without glasses and normal
hearing in at least one ear. Computer experience preferred. Must
have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license.This
position is subject to a .5 FTE reduction from June to August
annually.VETERANS: Please provide your joint services transcript
with your application.
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