2021-2022 Multi-location Private Practice Externship Opportunity in beautiful TN
Audiology and Hearing Center is searching for a self-motivated Extern to join our team!
At Audiology and Hearing Center we truly believe that better hearing leads to a better life.
Our patient-centered approach allows us to focus on satisfying hearing care needs, whatever they may be. We are a local, independent, community-oriented practice serving the surrounding areas of McMinnville and Cookeville for over 40 years. We believe a strong patient-provider relationship based on honesty, integrity, and values is the best approach to making sure our patients don’t miss any of the precious moments in their life.
For students truly interested in private practice, this is a great experience to interact with three Doctors of Audiology in two locations. We see externs as important members of a collaborative team striving to do what is best for our patients!
3 Doctors of Audiology/Mentors
3 Administrative/ Professional Support Staff
Services Provided at Audiology & Hearing Center:
Primarily Adult Hearing Tests
Hearing Aid Repairs
Custom Hearing Protection
Learn all aspects of hearing care within private practice with great team of mentors (we no longer hold CCC’s)
Experienced mentors, we have hosted students before
Utilize and develop entrepreneurial skills and business knowledge
Professional development is provided and encouraged
Great location in a beautiful area
About the area
Putnam county is located within 75 miles of Nashville, 100 miles to Knoxville and Chattanooga. Home of Tennessee Tech, Cookeville is the largest micropolitan in TN. Low-cost of living and community for young professionals. The Upper Cumberland plateau boasts several lakes for boating, recreation, hiking and waterfall treks. Home of CrossFit Mayhem and many top-rated golf courses.
Interested? Apply now! Please forward cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references to: email@example.com
Deadline to apply: December 1, 2020
Primary Practice Setting:
Number of Audiologists at the site:
0 FTE Masters Degree 3 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 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 43 miles, quiet travel
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:
Clinic skills and some patient counseling
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Establish rapport with patients, business skills, all areas of private practice
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:
Open communication about requirements
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Interested? Apply now! Please forward cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org (We no longer hold CCCs)
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)