ENT Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA is seeking an Audiology extern for the 2018-19 academic year. This is a paid externship position. The student will gain experience in the following areas of audiology:
-Pure tone testing
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible, so please send your resume to email@example.com if interested.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
Otoscopy, pure tone testing, masking, impressions
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
ENGs, ABRs, OAEs, hearing aid troubleshooting
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) 0 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 Paid hourly
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:
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)