Vero ENT Associates, a large well established medical and audiology practice is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 externship year. Our practice, located on the East Coast of Florida, takes pride in establishing meaningful relationships with our patients, which is reflected in our top of the line facility and employees.
We are a fast-paced ENT facility with four ENT physicians, one nurse practitioner, and three audiologists (including one audiologist with CCC-A). The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, is a team player, has excellent communication skills, and values best practice for their patients. By the end of the externship, the candidate will be highly proficient in diagnostic testing, hearing aids, and VNGs.
The externship experience will include:
Audiological evaluations (primarily adults)
Hearing aids (consultations, fittings, real-ear measurements, adjustments)
Tracking key performance indicators for hearing aid patients
Custom hearing protection
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice
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) 1 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?
Yes Yes- frequent manufacturer trainings and possible organization conferences
Expected hours/days a week:
8 hours a day 5 days
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: