Sacramento Ear Nose and Throat Surgical and Medical Group, Inc.
September 19, 2018
Full Time - Externship
4 Year Degree
We would like to encourage AuD students seeking 4th year placements to consider an externship at Sacramento ENT. Sacramento ENT, is a multi-physician ear, nose, and throat practice that has been working with 4th year AuD students for many years. Our practice sets a high standard for quality patient care where we pride ourselves in integrating audiology services with other professional medical services. We offer a well- rounded clinical experience with both pediatric and adult populations, preparing externs to work in a variety of clinical settings.
Clinic services include:
Hearing aid consultation, fitting, and troubleshooting
Cochlear implant evaluation, programming, and follow-up
The ideal candidate will function well in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate outstanding communication skills. Interested students can email a cover letter, current resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our externship position offers a competitive stipend.
current enrollment in an AuD program
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
Fundamentals of audiometry, VNG and ABR
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Improved testing techniques and test interpretation
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:
0 FTE Masters Degree 3 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 3 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
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:
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Letter of request/intent unofficial transcripts
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
email letter of intent, resume, copy of unofficial transcripts and 3 letters of recommendation to email@example.com
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
About Sacramento Ear Nose and Throat Surgical and Medical Group, Inc.
Originally established in 1957, Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat’s (SacENT) award-winning physicians are nationally recognized leaders in their fields. At SacENT, the mission of the physicians and staff is to provide the highest standard of state-of-the-art specialty medical care in a personal, compassionate manner.