Who Is Audigy Group?
We Are Our Members.
With over 250 Members, with a combined total of over 600 locations across the US, 4th Year Externship placements in the private practice arena are plentiful, and many of them offer a career launch opportunity after the externship year.
Our services are driven by the needs of our Members—private business owners who want to stay independent and thrive in an industry overrun by corporate consolidation. Our mission is to improve the quality of lives through proven, best practice-based marketing, finance, human resource, professional development, and operations services focused on your business, so you can focus on treating your patients.
As a hearing care provider, you know how important the right fit can be.
AudigyCertified™ practices are different.Instead of focusing solely on treatment, we work hard to improve our patient relationships. Where others schedule, we invite. Where others prescribe, we recommend. And in an industry that’s becoming increasingly competitive, we thrive.
We strive for excellence in the workforce. It is obvious to say that experience is the best professor in life as it cannot be bought or learned in books. By integrating a student externship program, we offer hands on experience that will give students the exposure they need to acquire the skills needed to be ready for the audiology workforce. GMA has outstanding first class professionals ready to teach students the various intricacies involved in running and being a part of a professional environment.
Externing within a private practice that bears the distinguished distinction of being Audigy Certified can include, but are not limited to shadowing and training in the following areas of audiology:
- Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR), Videoelectronystagmography (VNG), Electrocochleography (ECoG), Tympanometry, Audiological Evaluations, ETD testing and acoustic reflex threshold and tone decay testing.
- Amplification services including, hearing aid assessment testing, real ear measurements and live speech mapping.
- Coordinates and interprets test results.
- Consults with and makes recommendation on hearing disorders to physicians.
- Based on test results, diagnosis audio vestibular disorders.
- Coordinates care with physicians and other providers.
- Completes chart notes for each patient seen and sends written report to referring physician and primary care physician
Manages Hearing Rehabilitation
- Counsels patients regarding test results.
- Makes recommendation regarding hearing care options.
- Reviews products available to improve hearing impairment.
- Sells appropriate hearing care products and warranties as deemed necessary to meet the needs of the patient.
- Provides hearing aid dispensing, including selection, fitting, ear-mold acoustics, ongoing management with follow-up, and education.
- Demonstrates and sells Assistive Listening Devices (ALD’s), batteries, and other special products.
- Performs hearing aid repairs.
- Performs hearing aid checks and cleaning.
- Aware of marketing activities.
- Responsible for revenue and margin outcomes.
- Maintains positive relationships with various vendors.
- Assists customers with exchanges or returns as needed.
- Involved in clinical quality outcomes, including efficiency and productivity.
- Provides excellent customer service and maintains good public relations.
- Oversees management of all office procedures.
- Shares administrative duties with colleagues as needed.
- Performs all other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
- Practices good safety and infection control protocols.
- Exercises confidentiality as it relates to business information.