The Hearing Place located in Oak Park is looking for a student who desires a great deal of hearing aid and industrial experience. The extern will be performing screenings, diagnostics, hearing aid evaluations and fittings, hearing aid follow-ups and noise level surveys. We offer an hourly wage ~$20,000/year and 2 weeks paid leave.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
- Knowledge of audiological concepts - Must have completed 2-3 years of AuD degree - Basic computer skills - Ability to work on a team
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
-Mastery of comprehensive audiometric evaluation -Mastery of hearing aid evaluations, fittings and adjustments -Mastery of real ear verification measurements -Confidence working independently with patients
Primary Practice Setting:
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:
0 FTE Masters Degree 1 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 2 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
Other – Please Describe Hourly + 2 weeks paid vacation
Continuing education opportunities?
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes Some travel will be required for jobs; however, travel expenses will be covered by the company.
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:
Resume Transcript Phone interview Letter of request/intent Other Letters of Recommendation (2)
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Please email the application requirements to email@example.com
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
CAA The Hearing Place is a well established Chicago area company proving hearing related services and products for over 30 years. From basic hearing aid fittings to measuring noise levels in manufacturing plants, Dr. Beiter and Dr. Chow continually evaluate new concepts in audiology to implement in private practice.