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Certified Hearing & Vision Technician

Company: Kalamazoo County Government
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Health & Community Services
Starting Salary: K-4 (A) $16.35/hr.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Posting: 088-22
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 and intervention.Responsibilities:

  • 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 appropriate.
  • 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.

Keywords: Kalamazoo County Government, Kalamazoo , Certified Hearing & Vision Technician, Professions , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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