Harbor Audiology is accepting applications for a 4th year externship for this year in our Eastern Washington location. This location operates under the name Better Hearing Clinic in Wenatchee, Washington. The office is focused on diagnostics and sees both the adult and pediatric population.
Primary Practice Setting:
Number of Audiologists at the site:
0 FTE Masters Degree 1 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:
1 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 1 2nd year 1 3rd year 0 4th year Externships
Will interview travel be compensated?
Continuing education opportunities?
Expected hours/days a week:
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes Satellite travel is optional
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 audiometric evaluations
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Hearing aid fittings, adjustments, troubleshooting
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:
Resume Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for initial review and phone interview
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
At Harbor Audiology & Hearing Services in Port Angeles, Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Sequim, Bainbridge Island and Silverdale, we take the time to discover which listening situations are the most challenging for you.
By offering a wide range of services to pinpoint the cause of your hearing issue, we focus on finding a solution to help you better communicate with your friends and family.
The mission of Harbor Audiology & Hearing Services is to provide superior hearing health and rehabilitative care to all patients and ensure quality of service. Our goal is to educate and offer the opportunity to choose what is best for the individual and their family. The needs of all patients are met with respect and integrity.