Southwestern Ear Nose & Throat is seeking upcoming 4th year audiology externs. Our mission is to provide thoughtful and comprehensive ear, nose and throat care for the patients of New Mexico.
SWENT features centers in hearing, balance, allergy, and sleep disorders. At SWENT we take a team approach to healthcare. Our facility serves as the largest provider of hearing aids in northern New Mexico and offers comprehensive diagnostic and rehabilitative services.
SWENT's flagship office is located in Santa Fe, with satellite offices in Los Alamos, Espanola, and Las Vegas to better serve our patients.
This is a salaried position, which begins in May of 2018 and is approximately a year long. We are looking for a team member who demonstrates exceptional clinical skills, academic performance, and a strong work ethic. The fast pace nature of our clinic requires a 'think on your feet' approach, therefore we need an individual who is looking to grow professionally while working within a team.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 0 3rd year 2 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:
0 FTE Masters Degree 5 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 5 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 0 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 5 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
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes We offer regular trainings with hearing aid distributors.
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes An hour drive each way
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:
What the student is expected to gain/ learn during the rotation.
October 16, 2017
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Interested candidates should submit an updated resume, a cover letter, current academic transcript and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Leah Fry at firstname.lastname@example.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Transcripts can be unofficial. Please have all application material submitted by Monday October 16th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Southwestern Ear, Nose & Throat Associates (SWENT) has served the health needs of Santa Fe and the communities of northern New Mexico since 1986. We provide comprehensive ear, nose and throat services in a modern facility in Santa Fe. Our five ENT physicians are Drs. Thomas Thomason, David Brown, Peter Shepard, Matthew Hinsley, and Lily Love. Dr. Roger Wiggins directs our sleep center. Our audiolo...gists are Dr. Kathleen Weidner, Dr. Brett Adams, Dr. Danielle Morgan, and Hearing Instrument Specialist Maureen Ocampo.
The practice has an Allergy and Sinus Center providing diagnostic skin testing, immunotherapy (allergy shots) and sublingual therapy. Our Hearing and Balance Center provides diagnostic testing for hearing issues and we dispense hearing aids. The Southwestern Sleep Center provides testing for sleep apnea and snoring disorders.
The practice has assembled an experienced and customer focused staff working in a team oriented environment. For our patients needing hospital care, our physicians use Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center located across the street from our practice or Physicians Medical Center.