Small and growing private practice, offering a patient centered, best practices environment.
Completion of three years of AuD coursework and readiness for Externship.
Excellent work ethic and positive attitude.
Resume and cover letter, three letters of recommendation.
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
Competent diagnostic skills Hearing aid programming and troubleshooting Aural rehabilitation planning and execution Documentation Interdisciplinary communication
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Hearing and tinnitus diagnostics Aural rehabilitation planning Hearing Aid selection, fitting, orientation, management Clinical decision making Documentation and communication Community and primary care education Understand business management basics
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 2 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 1 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
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes State conference and manufacturers' CEs. Supportive of any CE.
Travel to satellite centers required?
Consortium or collaborative arrangements with other sites?
Yes CCRCs. Not required.
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:
Metrics for monitoring progress and expectations
October 15, 2018
Letters of Recommendation Resume Personal Review Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Email or upload a cover letter and resume as well as three letters of recommendation, phone interviews will then be scheduled.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Hearing Health Care Services is a small, growing private practice in the vibrant South Durham-Chapel Hill area. We serve to promote the dignity and quality of life for patients with hearing loss and to educate the public about hearing loss and conservation.