Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat of Atlanta is the largest private practice pediatric ENT group in the country. Our staff consists of 9 pediatric ENT physicians, 6 of whom are cochlear implant surgeons, 11 Advanced Practice Providers and 11 Pediatric Audiologists. Our main office is located on the campus of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta with satellite locations around the metro Atlanta area. Visit our website at www.childrensent.com for more information about our office. Visit our facebook page "Pediatric ENT of Atlanta Audiology" to see all the fun we have!
We are seeking three, 4th year externs for a full year contract. The student must be entering their fourth year of their Au.D. degree in audiology. A desire to work in the pediatric population and some previous pediatric experience is preferred. Our practice is very busy and you will leave our site with experience and extensive knowledge of all aspects surrounding pediatric audiology and ENT care. Our practice regularly completes comprehensive ABR testing, newborn hearing screening, behavioral audiological assessments and hearing aid/BAHA/Ponto evaluations and fittings, as well as, cochlear implant evaluation and mapping with all three CI manufacturers. Benefits for extern students include salary, health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and paid parking.
Coverage of ENT clinic with diagnostic hearing evaluations
Hearing aid evaluations and fittings
Comprehensive unsedated ABR evaluations
BAHA and Ponto evaluations and fittings
Cochlear Implant Mapping
Enthusiasm for working with the pediatric population
Previous pediatric experience preferred
Excellent communication skills
Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
For additional information, interested candidates can forward a resume with references to:
If you have any questions you may contact Dr. Kelley Dwyer (Director of Audiology) by telephone at (404)591-1884.
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice Private practice
Number of Audiologists at the site:
1 FTE Masters Degree 10 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 1 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 50 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 5 3rd year 3 4th year Externships
Will interview travel be compensated?
Continuing education opportunities?
Expected hours/days a week:
Travel to satellite centers required?
Local students preferred:
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?
Externship site expects the extern to have mastered these skills before they begin their clinical externship:
- Tympanometry - Emerging ABR skills - Emerging HA fitting and management skills - Emerging CPA/VRA skills
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
- Coverage of ENT clinic with diagnostic hearing evaluations - Hearing aid evaluations and fittings - Comprehensive unsedated ABR evaluations - BAHA and Ponto evaluations and fittings - Cochlear Implant Mapping
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
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:
Reminder of when evaluations are due
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Email resume and references to email@example.com
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat of Atlanta is the largest private practice pediatric ENT group in the country. Our staff consists of 7 pediatric ENT physicians, 10 Pediatric Audiologists, and 11 Advanced Practice Providers. Our main office is located on the campus of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Additionally, Audiologists staff 2 satellite offices located 20 minutes from our main office. For more information visit our web site at www.childrensent.com.
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