The Audiology Department of Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego, California offers a full range of evaluation and rehabilitative services for children and adults including highly successful Cochlear Implant, Hearing Aid, Implantable Technology and Assistive Listening Device Programs. We offer sedated and non-sedated BER/ASSR experience and opened a balance clinic this year, offering Posturography, VEMP/VHIT, VNG and Rotary Chair assessment. We work collaboratively with a variety of specialty departments such as Otolaryngology, Genetics, Speech-Language-Pathology and Hematology/Oncology. Our mission is to restore, sustain and enhance the health and developmental potential of children through excellence in care, education, research, and advocacy. We offer a fourth year Au.D. Externship each year, beginning on or around June 1st-July 1st and ending on or around May 31st-June 30th. Our setting is demanding and fast-paced with a staff of 18 audiologists. We are looking for individuals who have pediatric experience and are motivated to further hone their pediatric skills. Externs are provided with supervision by experienced state-licensed pediatric audiologists with either ASHA CCC-A or ABA Board Certification in Audiology. Supervision from an audiologist with the ASHA CCC-A is available.
In addition to experience working with pediatric patients, applicants must meet the following requirements: Completion of Bachelors Degree; Completion of 3 years of a residential doctoral program in Audiology; ASHA certification eligible; Hearing Aid Dispensing trainee licensure from the State of California within 3 months of hire; License eligible: RPE, State of California; and Certification: CPR. Spanish speaking preferred by not required.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
5 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 5 3rd year 1 4th year Externships
Does the externship site provide orientation to relevant clinical policies and procedures?
Does the externship site provide instructions about patient's rights and providing patient education?
Does the externship site provide orientation to quality assessment, quality assurance and quality improvement?
Number of Audiologists at the site:
1 FTE Masters Degree 16 FTE Au.D. 1 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 3 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 1 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Clinical opportunities that will be given to the extern:
Pediatric evaluations: infant/toddler
Pediatric evaluations: school-age
Adult hearing evaluations
Auditory processing evaluations
Evoked potential assessments
Intra-operative monitoring cases
Hearing aids dispensed
Hearing aid selection/fitting
Audiologic rehabilitation (group or individualized)
Cochlear implant evaluations
Cochlear implant rehabilitation
Yes Research opportunities are limited but available
Continuing education opportunities?
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes 20-30 miles but travel requirement is minimal
Consortium or collaborative arrangements with other sites?
How frequently will the externship site communicate with the university during the externship?
Communication or other support do expected or required from the university during the externship:
October 10, 2017
Personal Review Phone interview Other You will need to apply via www.jobs.rcshd.org. This job is currently posted as Audiology Intern #49619.
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Apply via www.jobs.rchsd.org (SEE ABOVE). Once the position closes on 10/10 phone interviews will be initiated and the final selection will be made by 11/20/16. In person interviews are not required but are allowed (travel/expenses not covered by the hospital).
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Jobs at Rady Children's
Since Rady Children's first opened its doors in 1954, our mission has been to restore, sustain and enhance the health and developmental potential of children through excellence in care, education, research and advocacy.
Our goal is to help create a region where all children can go to school healthy and ready to learn how to be productive, responsible citizens. Today's children are tomorrow's leaders.