Hearing Instrument Specialist

What Do Hearing Instrument Specialists Do?

Fitting a Patient

Hearing instrument specialists (HIS) perform hearing testing, patient counseling, ear impressions and hearing instrument fitting and adjustment, frequently using a computer and specialized software. Hearing instrument specialists typically work regular office hours. Job satisfaction among hearing instrument specialists is high, partly because of the diverse activities HIS specialists perform. Most specialists say their profession is personally rewarding because they help people with their critical need to hear.

What are hearing instruments?

Hearing instruments refer to what are traditionally known as hearing aids. Hearing instruments are professionally-tuned listening devices used by individuals with hearing loss.