Texas ENT and Allergy is a full-service and independent Ear, Nose and Throat, Allergy and Audiology private practice for adults and children. We strive to provide the highest quality and cost efficient care for our patients. We have a dedicated team of professionals who dispense a complete line of hearing aids and other assistive listening devices, diagnose and treat hearing loss, and perform cochlear implant evaluations.
We’re excited to offer a well-rounded learning opportunity for a student who is collaborative, motivated, and eager to excel in all areas of audiology.
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice
Number of Audiologists at the site:
0 FTE Masters Degree 2 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 2 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 1 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 0 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:
Audios Tympanometry OAE Comfortable working with hearing aids
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Over the course of this rotation, students are expected to become proficient with VNG, Cochlear Implants, ABR, advance skills with hearing aids, testing patients of all ages, including tough to test populations.
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 If student is interested, this will be supported
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:
Will request support as needed. Communication w/ university at least quarterly.
October 31, 2019
Resume Transcript Phone interview Letter of request/intent Other Reference check - 3 previous supervisors
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Please send all application materials to:
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Texas ENT and Allergy is a full-service and independent Ear, Nose and Throat, Allergy and Audiology private practice for adults and children. We strive to provide the highest quality and cost efficient care for our patients. We have a complete line of hearing aids and other assistive listening devices, and a dedicated team of professionals who can help with the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss. We also offer BAHA and cochlear implants!