The Extern provides services to pediatric and/or adult clientele under direct supervision of licensed staff member.
Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, 2 letters of recommendation and school transcripts with application.
• Required: Completion of three (3) years residential doctoral program.
• Required: Bachelor's degree.
• Required: None required.
• Required: Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others from all cultural linguistic and socioeconomic backgrounds in an empathetic and confidential manner; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; collaborate and accept direction; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Ability to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure and deadlines; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail.
• Required: California license in Speech Pathology or has filed an approved plan for the RPE (Required Professional Experience); Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Primary Practice Setting:
Community speech and hearing center
Number of Audiologists at the site:
1 FTE Masters Degree 13 FTE Au.D. 0 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 0 3rd year 4 4th year Externships
Will interview travel be compensated?
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes There are opportunities for continuing education through 3rd party vendors
Expected hours/days a week:
40 hours weekly
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:
Strong communication skills
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Students will be able to perform audiologic tests and treatments at an independent level with both adults and pediatrics.
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 On occasion.
Consortium or collaborative arrangements with other sites?
Yes CHOC Hospital Cranial Facial Clinic Sedated ABR
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:
October 2, 2020
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
None at this time
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
About Providence Speech and Hearing Center - Part of the CHOC Children's Health Care Network
At CHOC Children’s, we strive to be the leading destination of children’s health by providing exceptional and innovative care. We are responsible for the overall health of our community’s pediatric population in our hospitals, clinics, and practices. And because of our breadth of care, your career at CHOC Children’s can be as diverse and fulfilling as you determine. CHOC Children’s compensation structure, benefits offerings, and career development programs are geared to helping you achieve your professional and personal goals. Apply now to see where your career at CHOC Children’s can take you.