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1. Other than your audiogram, how do you assess a patients needs?
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List of Audiologist Interview Questions
  1. Other than your audiogram, how do you assess a patients needs?
  2. Have you ever had a patient want to return a hearing aid? How did you handle that?
  3. Do you feel that you personally benefit from this career choice? How so?
  4. How do you currently follow up with your patients to monitor the status of their hearing aid?
  5. What procedures do you recommend using when giving a patient their initial exam?
  6. Do you prefer working with children or senior citizens?
  7. If a walk-in arrived at your office for an initial visit but had no appointment and you were really busy, how would you make time for the potential patient?
  8. What learning experiences, or events, would you like to attend that might improve your own education?
  9. I'd like to further understand your current role. Walk me through your process when examining a patient.
  10. How well did you work with the front office staff at your previous job?
  11. When did you decide you wanted to be an audiologist?
  12. What form of aural rehabilitation do you use in your current position?
  13. Have you ever fitted a patient with a hearing aid, and it went wrong? Maybe the device did not work properlly?
  14. If you had to choose a career other than audiology, what path would you choose?
  15. What type of work environment do you thrive in?
  16. How would your peers describe you?
  17. What are your salary requirements?
  18. What is your biggest weakness?
  19. What is your greatest strength?
  20. In your current position are you responsible for managing inventory and ordering equipment such as hearing devices?
  21. Are you experienced in hiring clinic staff? Is this a responsibility that you are comfortable with?
  22. Do you feel that it is important for an audiologist to learn sign language?
  23. Have you recently volunteered your services as an audiologist? Is volunteer work important to you?
  24. What type of workplace culture do you create for your team?
  25. What do you do to challenge yourself professionally?
  26. Tell me about you post-secondary education. What was your favorite course and why?
  27. As an audiologist you must be able to think on your feet. Would you consider yourself more of a critical thinker or a creative problem solver?
  28. How do you market yourself to attract new patients to your practice?
  29. Do you enjoy visiting clinics, hospitals and schools while working?
  30. How would your patients describe you?
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Heather Douglass
HR Specialist/Recruiter
Audiologist Information
February 18th, 2017

As an Audiologist you diagnose and treat a patient’s hearing and balance problems using advanced technology and procedures. You will use audiometers, computers, and other devices to test patients' hearing ability and balance, determine the extent of hearing damage and identify the underlying cause. You'll do everything from fitting and dispensing hearing aides to counseling patients and their families on ways to listen and communicate such as lip reading and sign language.

The doctoral degree in audiology (Au.D.) and a current license is required to be an Audiologist. Graduate coursework in audiology includes anatomy, physiology, physics, genetics, normal and abnormal communication development, diagnosis and treatment, pharmacology, and ethics. In addition to the required eduction, successful Audiologist have excellent attention to detail, intense concentration and critical thinking. If you are a new graduate then the key is preparation. Once you have secured an interview, preparation should begin.

To prepare for this interview, there are three things you can consider: How your credentials match the pre-requisites, how your education has provided you proper training for the position and how your relevant experience will help you with the skills needed for the position. Research the hospital/clinic or school that you are interested in working for. If it is a larger hospital, search the internet to find out key information. If it is a smaller private clinic or school, visit the location or talk to someone who has worked there. It will be helpful to find out as much as you can about the work environment, the size of the hospital and he competitive analysis.
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