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UnitedHealth Group Dispensing Audiologist - The Everett Clinic, Everett, WA in Arlington, Washington

As a part of Optum, the largest network of medical groups in the country, The Everett Clinic is seeking an experienced Audiologist to oversee daily operations and ensure the delivery of quality care and services to our patients at the Hearing Aid Center in Everett, WA. You will be working closely with providers while performing diagnostic services which include assessing and treating persons with hearing and related disorders. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Position Highlights

  • Provide quality care and aftercare of dispensing services such as hearing tests, hearing aid fittings, education, and best practices

  • Routine diagnostic audiology and patient counseling

  • Make recommendation for hearing aids, fit and dispense hearing aids and conduct appropriate follow up

  • Maintain a working knowledge of current hearing aid technology

  • Maintain a fully stocked lab that will be equipped with supplies and spare parts that will allow minor in-office hearing aid repairs

  • Ensure all equipment is calibrated annually

  • Stay current with new technology

  • Place orders for hearing aid and accessory

  • Perform ear impressions for orders or for HPD’s

  • Knowledgeable of all insurance plans for coverage

What makes an Optum organization different?

  • Clinicians are supported to practice at the peak of their license

  • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?

  • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?

  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral Degree in Audiology (Au.D or Ph.D)

  • Unrestricted WA state Audiology license

  • 1+ year of experience

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable of current hearing aid technology.

  • Experience with pediatrics

  • Experience with VNG

  • Membership in American Academy of Audiology or American Speech Hearing and Language Association.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Experience working with insurance plans for coverage.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

About Optum:

At Optum, we’ve found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving almost 130 million people through more than 78,000 aligned physicians and advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more at .

Would you thrive with Optum?

  • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?

  • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?

  • Are you a team player – comfortable delegating and empowering teams?

  • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?

  • Do you want to be part of something better?

Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for Washington residents is $32.60 to $63.99. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.