Audiologists


Assess and treat persons with hearing and related disorders. May fit hearing aids and provide auditory training. May perform research related to hearing problems.
Also called: Audiologist, Audiology Doctor (AUD), Clinical Audiologist, Educational Audiologist

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
  • sales and marketing
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Health
  • therapy and counseling
  • medicine and dentistry
    Math and Science
  • psychology

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Hearing and Speech
  • speak clearly
  • recognize spoken words

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Concern for Others
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Independence

Technology:

    Medical software
  • Ear Works
  • Healthcare common procedure coding system HCPCS
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    doctoral degree
    master's degree
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