A busy 2- Physician Otolaryngology/Audiology Practice with two on-staff audiologists in Boardman, Ohio is currently taking applications for a 4th year Audiology extern (May 2020-2021). We are seeking a motivated and energetic student who enjoys working with both adults and children and has the ability to interact with professional staff.
Our clinic includes Pediatric and Adult diagnostic hearing testing, tympanometry, OAE's, Vestibular testing and treatment, ABR testing, and Hearing aid evaluations/fittings.
Our full-time audiologists are ASHA certified Doctors of Audiology and promote an independent learning environment.
Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:30-5:00.
We are looking for a full-time 4th year Au.D student.
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) 0 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?
Yes Students are encouraged to participate in meetings with Hearing Aid Manufacturer representatives scheduled here. Student can request time off to attend AAA.
May 4, 2020
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:
-Comprehensive hearing evaluations - Some pediatric experience - Experience with vestibular testing and ABR. - Hearing aid knowledge.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
-Independence in a fast-paced site -Interacting with patients of all populations and backgrounds -Refining vestibular and audiometric diagnostics
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:
December 31, 2019
Letters of Recommendation Resume Personal Review Phone interview
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Please email with a resume and letters of recommendation if interested
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)