The Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Division of Audiology is pleased to announce the availability of an Au.D. externship for the 2018-2019 term. Interested applicants must submit the following: •Letter of intent •Two letters of recommendation •Curriculum vitae •Official undergraduate, graduate/ Au.D. transcripts. All accepted Au.D. externship students will be required by the Oregon Health and Science University to complete HIPPA training, immunizations, TB testing, and background checks. Interested applicants must submit, no later than 10-25-2017, all required documents to http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/services/human-resources
Reference job # IRC62809. Additional documents may be submitted by postal mail and /or email to the attention of Amy Johnson, OHSU, Division of Audiology PV01 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 (email@example.com). Selected candidates will be invited to a phone interview day(s) which is slated for 11/1/2017 and 11/8/2017. The Department of Otolaryngology is an ENT practice consisting of 20 physicians, residents and fellows. The Division of Audiology has twelve audiologists and two audiology assistants. The Division of Audiology offers comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, vestibular assessment, pediatric and adult cochlear implants, BAHA, pediatric and adult hearing aids. Au.D externs also have opportunities to actively participate in research projects, resident teaching and other activities of a large academic medical center. Job Appointment: 12 months: August 1, 2018 to July 30, 2019. Annual Salary: $15.00/hour. For more information please contact: Amy Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org 503.494.5969
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
Basic Clinical Diagnostics, familiarity with amplification, cochlear implants and vestibular diagnostics and rehabilitation.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Clinical diagnostics, counseling, rehabilitation
Primary Practice Setting:
University medical center
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 0 3rd year 3 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 11 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 2 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 3 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?
Travel to satellite centers required?
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:
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
See job description
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)