Audiology and Hearing Aid Services (AHAS) was founded in 1984 as a department of ENT Associates of Savannah. The ENT team includes 6 Physicians and 2 Physician's Assistant. The Audiology department services 4 different locations in Savannah and the surrounding area. We currently have 5 Doctors of Audiology, 1 Doctor of Audiology Externs, and 2 Hearing Aid Technicians. We have an extremely fast paced clinic which provides excellent experience working a...longside established ENTs and Audiologists for diagnostic and rehabilitative services.
Student applicants are required to have successfully completed all academic and clinical training required during their first three years in their AuD program. They should have experience in all areas of diagnostic testing and hearing aid fitting/programming.
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice
Number of Audiologists at the site:
0 FTE Masters Degree 5 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 2 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 2 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 0 3rd year 2 4th year Externships
Will interview travel be compensated?
5(+ sick days)
Continuing education opportunities?
To be determined
Expected hours/days a week:
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes 4 different satellite clinics ranging from 15 to 50 miles away. The office pays mileage reimbursement for travel.
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:
- Experience in Audiological diagnostic testing(primarily adult and some pediatric) including: Pure tone audiometry, Immittance testing, Otoacoustic Emission, Acoustic Reflexes - Hearing aid fitting/programming.- Aural Rehabilitation
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
At the completion of the externship the student should be proficient in the following areas: - Audiological diagnostic testing (adults and pediatrics) - Hearing Aid selection and programming-Aural Rehabilitation-Tinnitus Evaluation- Hearing Aid repairs and modification- BAHA programming and adjusting-
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:
Evaluations will be completed through the practice as well as in accordance the student's university guidelines.
January 6, 2020
Letters of Recommendation Resume Phone interview
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Please send resume and contact information to the email address provided below.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Audiology and Hearing Aid Services (AHAS) was founded in 1984 as a department of ENT Associates of Savannah. The ENT team includes 5 MDs and 1 PA, servicing 5 different locations in the surrounding Savannah area. We currently have 3 Doctors of Audiology, 1 Doctor of Audiology Extern, and 3 Hearing Aid Technicians. We have an extremely fast paced clinic which provides excellent experience working alongside established ENTs and Audiologists for diagnostic and rehabilitative services.
Applicants are required to have successfully completed all academic and clinical training required during their first three years in their AuD program prior to beginning at AHAS.