Kadlec Hearing Aid Specialist - Audiology in Richland, Washington


Kadlec Clinic has an exciting opportunity for a Hearing Aid Specialist to join our growing Audiology team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full time, 1.0. Day shifts.


Minimum Requirements:

  • GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution required.

  • Graduate from a two (2) year degree program - or - a nine (9) month certificate program in hearing aid specialist instruction, from a board-approved program required.

  • Two (2) years of hands-on clinical Audiology / Hearing Aid Dispenser experience required.

  • Current WA State Hearing Aid SpecialistLicensure required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) plus years of experience with diagnostic testing and dispensing hearing aids is preferred.

  • Bi-lingualor multi-lingual skills preferred.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Hearing Aid Specialist you will perform a variety of duties involved in providing patient care services by performing hearing aid fittings and follow ups and selecting appropriate amplification devices, and counseling patients and their families about hearing loss.

  • Maintain supplies for Audiology clinic including ordering and stocking hearing aid supplies.

  • Manage and track device orders and repairs.

  • Provide in-person, phone, or online support to customers, regarding hearing testing, hearing device programming and adjustments, hearing health, and counseling.

  • Perform hearing aid selection and hearing aid fitting appointments.

  • Must follow Best Practice Fitting recommendations from AAA, which include verification (using RealEar) and validation measures (Guidelines for the Audiological Management of Adult Hearing Impairment 2006).

  • Make ear impressions and ear molds.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, Washington, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer.” Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 198719