Arizona Balance and Hearing Aids is offering a 4th year externship position. We specialize in balance testing, rehabilitation and hearing aids. We currently perform testing including VNG, vHIT, RC, ECOG, VEMP, ABR, APD and audiograms. We fit hearing aids as well. This is a well rounded extern site.
4th year audiology extern
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
Accepted candidates have completed their 3rd year of a doctoral program and are confident in hearing testing and want to learn more about balance testing.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Students will have lots of patient contact and we expect each student to gain confidence and skill in testing as the year progresses becoming more autonomous.
Primary Practice Setting:
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 0 3rd year 2 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) 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
Other – Please Describe possible commission for hearing aids if licensed in Arizona
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:
COmmunication regarding the progess of the student
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Personal Review Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Send information to 4004 N. 7th St. Phoenix, AZ 85014
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)