4th year Audiology Extern position open at Children's National Hospital. Will have the opportunity to work at our main hospital and outpatient centers. Experiences in pediatric audiology to include: VRA, CPA, Conventional Audiometry, Electrophysiology, Vestibular Testing, Auditory Processing Disorder, Bone Conduction devices, hearing aids, and cochlear implants.
Primary Practice Setting:
Number of Audiologists at the site:
0 FTE Masters Degree 9 FTE Au.D. 1 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 0 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 0 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 1 3rd year 2 4th year Externships
Will interview travel be compensated?
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes Opportunities at the hospital for CE, as well as time off to participate in national conferences (per manager approval).
5/24/2021 - TBD
Expected hours/days a week:
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes Within DC metro area
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 comprehensive evaluation. Some experience with pediatrics (VRA, CPA,), electrophysiology, traditional hearing aids - preferred.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Proficiency with pediatric behavioral evaluations, electrophysiology, bone conduction aids, hearing aids, Vestibular evaluations, CI.
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 are involved in multiple ongoing research protocols and add more often. Examples: Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Oncology, NF2, Drug reseach, etc.
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:
Expectations, evaluations, support as needed.
Letters of Recommendation Resume Personal Review Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Resume, Cover Letter, 2 letters of recommendation (with contact information).
All mailed together to either:
or hard copies to:
Audiology: Attn: Dr. Tracey Ambrose, AuD
111 Michigan Ave NW
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)