West Valley Hearing Center (WVHC) is proud to announce a position for a 4th year externship placement in sunny Los Angeles California! This posting is also for a 3rd year placement at our Woodland Hills Clinic.
WVHC was founded by Dr. Jane Rosner in 2001. In 2017, Dr. Amit Gosalia joined the team, and the clinic has grown significantly. Currently we are booking over 3-4 weeks out.
All students who rotate through the clinic will be exposed to a variety of patients who span from low income to entertainment/industry celebrities who all need hearing, balance or tinnitus help!
We are centrally located within 30 minutes of the Pacific Ocean, Hollywood and Beverly Hills.
Currently enrolled in an accredited AuD program
Primary Practice Setting:
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) 0 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 3 2nd year 3 3rd year 1 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:
Independence! We will teach you interpersonal skills, counseling techniques, appropriate hearing instrument selection and fitting, tinnitus evals, and VNGs.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
You will be required to master certain skills before completing, such as appropriate testing techniques and basic hearing aid knowledge
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
Yes Only if project opens up during the externship
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:
Generally communication prior to the externship regarding current educational standards and program's goals, mid-way to assess progress, and at completion of externship to discuss student's achievements/progress.
Letters of Recommendation Resume Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Call for more information
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
West Valley Hearing Center was founded in 2001 by Dr. Jane Rosner. Dr. Amit Gosalia joined the growing team in 2017 and has expanded since. Since opening, we have helped thousands of Angelenos with their hearing, balance and tinnitus needs. We focus on adult hearing diagnostics, hearing aids, tinnitus and vestibular diagnostics. We work with all 5 of the large hearing aid manufacturers and work with most insurance companies.