We are a busy ENT practice looking for a 4th year audiology extern in Trumbull CT.. Our office has 4 audiologists, 2 ents, and 2 physician assistants. We perform audiological evaluations, tinnitus evaluations, ABR and VNG as well as a fully functioning hearing aid center. We are interested in an energetic young audiology student who is looking for a well rounded experience. We are located in beautiful Trumbull Connecticut and are close to both New York and Boston.
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice
Number of Audiologists at the site:
0 FTE Masters Degree 4 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 0 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 3 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?
May or June 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:
basic audiological evaluation
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
ABR, VNG, Hearing aid dispensing
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 we frequently do beta testing for hearing aid manufacturers and all the staff participate
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:
email support regarding the school requirements and policies
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Personal Review Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
please send resumes and letter of intent to Susan Krutt AU.D
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
About Connecticut ENT Medical and Surgical specialists pc
Our office is a medium sized ENT practice with 4 audiologists 2 medical doctors and a Physicians Assistant. We are very busy and looking to replace an audiologist who is moving.
We provide a wide range of services.