We have an immediate audiology clinical externship opening. Our clinics and hearing center offer the opportunity to work alongside experienced audiologists and otolaryngologists in a high volume, comprehensive audiology department. Our audiology department provides comprehensive pediatric and adult audiologic and vestibular services including sound booth audiometry, ABR, OAE, tympanometry, electrocochleography, hearing aid selection and programming, VNG, calorics, VEMP, etc. Prior externs have joined our practice, joined other clinical practices, and joined academic faculty. Salary and benefits are competitive and experience is hands on and equivalent to clinical practice.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
Basic audiology knowledge
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Comprehensive audiologic and vestibular testing and interpretation
Primary Practice Setting:
Community speech and hearing center ENT group practice Private 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) 3 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
Yes We are happy to assist with research as needed.
Continuing education opportunities?
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes 15 miles
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:
No support required. Communication as needed per program requirements.
Resume Phone interview
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Contact via email or phone 662-327-4432
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)