The Georgia Hearing Institute and the ENT Center of Central Georgia are happy to announce that we will be accepting applications for the 2021-2022 4th year audiology residency position starting July 13th. Our residents learn from seven ENT physicians and five doctorate level audiologists and see patients in both our Macon and Warner Robins locations. Residents become fully competent in providing services to children and adults in areas of audiologic testing, traditional daily wear and extended wear amplification, implantable devices including cochlear implants and bone conduction devices, auditory brainstem response testing, VNG evaluations, APD testing, DPOAE testing, custom hearing protection and hearing screening in the community.
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) 1 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 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?
Yes Students spend time in both our Macon and Warner Robins locations.
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:
-Students will be expected to be able to complete audiometric testing on adults prior to starting. -Be knowledgeable of NOAH software. -Able to complete otoscopy and report findings. -Students should be able to make earmold impressions without incident.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
During residency our students become fully competent in the areas of: -audiologic evaluation -counseling -hearing aid evaluation/fitting/follow up -cochlear implant evaluation/mapping -baha evaluation/programming -VNG evaluation -ABR testing and interpretation (neurodiagnostic/threshold) -APD testing and interpretation -Custom products -DPOAE testing and interpretation
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:
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Phone interview Letter of request/intent All items must be emailed together to firstname.lastname@example.org Rolling admission
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Email the following: 3 letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, resume, and letter of intent directly to email@example.com ATTN: Elizabeth Webb, AuD. If not all provided together, application will not be accepted.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
The Georgia Hearing Institute is a full service audiological facility. We are associated with The ENT Center of Central Georgia and provide physician directed care for all of our patients. We specialize in comprehensive audiologic evaluation across the lifespan (newborn to adult), hearing aids, cochlear implants, bone anchored hearing devices, electrophysiologic testing, vestibular evaluations, and more. Our board certified staff of otolaryngologists and doctors of audiology are dedicated to providing the highest quality in hearing health care for patients who require rehabilitation through amplification, management or treatment. We have two offices that are fully equiped to handle any hearing problem. Our main office is located in Macon with our second office in Warner Robins.