We are a busy three physician, two audiologist, ENT practice located in Youngstown, Ohio ( Northeast Ohio). We preform a full scope of audiologic and vestibular testing and rehabilitation techniques on children and adults including, comprehensive basic audiometry, OAE,ABR,VNG and hearing aid dispensing. We do a large volume of Epley maneuvers.
This is a full time position for twelve months with a Stipend of $10,000.
We are located one hour from Cleveland and one hour from Pittsburgh.
The applicant should be able to preform basic audiometric testing with minimal supervision. Vestibular experience is helpful but not required. Our students quickly become an important part of our staff, and the efficiency of our department depends on their presence.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
Autonomy for basic audiometric skills, good interpersonal skills.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
To become an independent functioning audiologist in all areas, diagnostics, vestibuar reahabilitation and hearing aid fittings.
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 0 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 1 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 0 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
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:
Required documentation to track progress, and documentation of hours to ensure the student meets graduation requirements.
Letters of Recommendation Resume Personal Review Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Send written documents above by email or mail
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)