We are a multi-location audiology practice looking for a 4th-year AuD student. We work with infants through geriatrics providing diagnostics testing, hearing aid evaluations, hearing aid sales, cochlear implant management, and tinnitus treatment. Come join this amazingly growing practice in a unique Wyoming landscape where nature is as uncrowded as our highways.
Our practice has four outgoing, charismatic, full time Doctors of Audiology who are interested in working with a 4th year who wants to fully embrace diagnostics, hearing aid fittings and has an interest in understanding entrepreneurship and genuinely cares about learning how a business operates. We are committed to providing our patients with the highest level of service, while connecting with them in a meaningful and professional way.
4th year students would be placed in our Cheyenne clinic as a home base. They would travel with all the providers to our different locations. If the 4th year student is a good match for the practice a full time position in our Casper clinic will be offered, however, it is not mandatory that you accept that position in order to qualify and be selected for the 4th year experience.
The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, outgoing and team oriented. You should be ready to perform medically relevant diagnostics, including audiometry, immittance, DPOAEs as well as treatment focused evaluations that include with speech-in-noise testing such as the ANL and QuickSIN and loudness discomfort levels. Must be passionate about working with hearing aid technology and desire to improve lives with hearing aid solutions. You will be expected to improve proficiency with hearing aid dispensing and ongoing hearing aid management with electroacoustic analysis and real ear measurements. We specialize in tinnitus evaluation and management where an extensive tinnitus test battery and solution-driven, holistic treatment management options need to be embraced.
*Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions - diagnostic and screening protocols
*Hearing Aid Electroacoustic Analysis
*Real Ear Measurements
Skills the student can expect to learn/demonstrate during the externship:
*Hearing Aid Sales and Counseling
*Tinnitus Diagnostics, Management and Counseling
*Develop Small Business Management Skills- Marketing, Social Media, Business Management Skills
*Develop Aural Rehabilitation Skills
Primary Practice Setting:
Number of Audiologists at the site:
0 FTE Masters Degree 4 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 3 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 6 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 1 3rd year 1 4th year Externships
Will interview travel be compensated?
Continuing education opportunities?
Expected hours/days a week:
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes Multiple satellite clinics
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:
*Pure tone air and bone conduction audiometry *Immittance testing - tympanometry, acoustic reflexes, decay *Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions - diagnostic and screening protocols *Hearing Aid Electroacoustic Analysis *Real Ear Measurements
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
*Hearing Aid Sales and Counseling *Tinnitus Diagnostics, Management and Counseling *Develop Small Business Management Skills- Marketing, Social Media, Business Management Skills *Develop Aural Rehabilitation Skills
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:
Need to know what University expects.
Resume Phone interview
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Please email resume and cover to Employment@BrantAudiology.com
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Brant Audiology Associates came to be in August 2012 when Brant Christensen, AuD, of Brant Audiology and Ruby Zubrod, AuD, of Audiology and Tinnitus Center of Cheyenne joined their successful practices to become a better-rounded audiology office. This partnership allowed both doctors the ability to provide better care to their patients. With our team of two Doctors of Audiology, a 4th year Audiology Intern and several Audiology Assistants, we are the largest comprehensive audiology clinic in Wyoming and Western Nebraska. Even though we are the largest audiology clinic in this region, we pride ourselves in not losing the personal touch. Our 3 full-time offices (Cheyenne, Casper, Wyoming & Scottsbluff, Nebraska) and service centers in Torrington & Wheatland, Wyoming and Alliance, Chadron & Sidney, Nebraska)
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