Exciting opportunity for a one-year residency position in Audiology at a leading academic health sciences center. Our residencies begin in early June to late July of each year and provide well-rounded exposure to a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients of all ages (approximately 55% adult and 45% pediatrics).
UTMB is located on the Texas Gulf Coast, approximately 50 miles south of Houston. A team of 12 audiologists at the Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology provide over 7,000 patient visits per year. Our clinics offer a full range services including: audiological evaluation, central auditory testing, electrophysiological testing (ABR, MLR, LVR, P300, VEMP), hearing aid evaluation, fitting and maintenance, videonystagmography, VEMP, rotary chair, and electroneurography. Please visit our website at www.utmb.edu/casp for additional information.
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor's degree, current enrollment in Au.D. program and eligible for fourth year Au.D.externship. Candidate must be eligible for Texas Intern license.
Immediate inquiries should be addressed to Deborah L. Carlson, Ph.D. Director, Phone: (409) 772-2711 or Email: email@example.com.
Please send letter of interest, resume, list of practicum hours and sites, official transcripts and three letters of recommendation to:
Deborah L. Carlson, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Director Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology The University of Texas Medical Branch 301 University Boulevard Galveston, TX 77555-0523
Please also complete UTMB online application at www.utmb.edu - click on "Jobs" - Audiology Resident (job id #'s will be assigned in Sept of each year).
Deadline: October 2, 2017
Deadline: October 1, 2018
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
1) Gain confidence and independent clincal skills with a broad-based patient population2) Refine skills in pediatric and adult behavioral audiological services, electrophysiological testing (ECoG, ABR, MLR, LVR, P300, VEMP) amplification, central auditory assessment and balance testing.3) Participate in clinical research project
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Successful candidates should have diverse practicum experience, demonstrate initiative, good communication skills (written and verbal), desire to learn, and good teamwork skills.
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:
0 FTE Masters Degree 10 FTE Au.D. 1 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 3 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 2 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?
Yes approximately 20 miles from the Galveston Island clinic
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:
Communication related to university evaluation expectations and any educational requirements the student has during the externship.
October 2, 2017
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Letter of request/intent Other NOTE: ONSITE interview is REQUIREDFor application questions, please contact Cathy Duncan firstname.lastname@example.org
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Please send letter of interest, resume, list of practicum hours and sites, official transcripts and three letters of recommendation to:Deborah L Carlson, PhDDirector, Center for Audiology & Speech PathologyThe University of Texas Medical Branch301 University BoulevardGalveston, TX 77555-0523Please also complete online application at www.utmb.edu/hcm (job ID#'s available in September of each year).
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
UTMB is a leading academic health sciences center located on the Texas gulf coast. Galveston is located on a barrier island approximately 50 miles south of Houston. UTMB's over 13,000 employees have a well-earned reputation for meeting the health needs of Texas by educating healers and scientists, advancing medical knowledge through research, and by providing innovative health care programs in a... highly collaborative environment.
The campus includes a 435+ bed academic medical center, 100+ outpatient clinics, and four academic schools.
Galveston Island has 32 miles of beachfront, winter temperatures ranging from 50's - 80's, and over 550 historical landmarks. The island has a year round population of 60,000 with 6.5 million visitors per year.