Heuser Hearing Institute (HHI) is a multi-specialty, not for profit campus promoting the needs of children and adults with disorders of hearing and balance. HHI includes 4 facilities in addition to the Heuser Hearing & Language Academy (HHLA), which serves hearing-impaired preschoolers, and a research facility. HHI’s interdisciplinary team includes audiologists, speech pathologists, developmental interventionists, teachers, otologists and researchers. We are currently recruiting for 4th year positions in audiology. It is anticipated that up to 3 positions will be available. Ideal applicants will have diverse clinical experiences and will benefit from our multi-specialty practice.
The extern will gain experience in the following areas:
Otology clinic experience
Amplification, including extended wear and daily wear
Implantables, including cochlear and bone anchored
Assistive listening devices
School based assessments
Vestibular assessment and intervention
Additional opportunities for interaction with HHI-affiliated researchers may also be available. Preference will be given to candidates prepared to transition entry-level skills to a fast-paced, multi-specialty center and a desire to create their own opportunity.
Additional information about HHI is available online at thehearinginstitute.org
Deadline: October 5th, 2018
Position Starts: Flexible to align with quarter/semester structure
If all positions have not been filled recruiting will reopened.
If interested please submit: CV with 3 reference letters and a letter of intent. If you have any questions please contact Angie Beach, Au.D. at email@example.com
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
proficient knowledge of anatomy with some basic hearing aid knowledge, exposure to vestibular testing. Emerging independence with diagnostic testing. Good writing and verbal skills
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
*Adult and pediatric diagnostic testing, hearing aid selection and programming *Vestibular testing and rehabilitation *Cochlear implant evaluation and mapping *Evoked potentials (uABR, VEMP, sedated ABR) *Strong counseling skills
Primary Practice Setting:
Other Not for Profit
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 2 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:
1 FTE Masters Degree 9 FTE Au.D. 1 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 2 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 6 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 within Louisville metro and Jeffersonville Indiana
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:
emails and evaluation forms
October 5th, 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 letter or recommendation, letter of intent and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, Applicantions will be reviewed and interviews will be set up, either phone or in person.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Heuser Hearing Institute is a multi-specialty not for profit campus promoting the needs of children and adults with disorders of hearing and balance. HHI includes 3 facilities and a school employing over 60 audiologists, speech pathologists, developmental interventionists, teachers, otologists and researchers.