We are looking for a 4th year student who has a passion for helping people hear better and enjoy life to the fullest. You are someone who is interested in dispensing and private practice!
This is a exceptional opportunity to work with and learn from Dr. Herholtz, who has been practicing for over twenty years and is a third generation Audiologist. Our successful and growing practice offers an invaluable experience to someone interested in not just dispensing Audiology but also the operations of private practice. We also may have employment opportunities for the right candidate.
You are interested in and proficient at hearing evaluations, hearing aid fitting, real-ear measurements, and aural rehabilitation. We work with a variety of manufacturers and are privately owned and operated! We also network with our medical community to ensure appropriate care.
We want someone who is motivated, self-directed, and exceptional in their professional endeavors. We strive to be the best at what we do and anyone joining our team should have a similar mindset.
4th year AuD candidate with 3.0 or higher GPA and a affinity towards private practice/dispensing.
Primary Practice Setting:
Number of Audiologists at the site:
0 FTE Masters Degree 2 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 1 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 AAA convention and the Colorado Academy of Audiology and Manufacturers meetings
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:
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Hearing Aid Fitting and Verification Patient Counseling Hearing Aid programming Impression taking
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:
March 15th, 2020
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Letter of intent describing why you would want to extern with Apex Audiology in a Private Practice setting
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Submit resume, LOI, transcripts and letters of recommendation via e-mail
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Additional Salary Information: bonuses possible after the first 3 months
About Apex Audiology
Apex Audiology is a multi-office dispensing practice located in Southern Colorado and based in Colorado Springs. We have been helping people hear well for three generations since 1957 and have Southern Colorado's first Doctor of Audiology. Our goal is to provide patients with world-class hearing care and good old-fashioned service that is affordable and effective.