Universal Hearing Center in Queens, NY is still seeking a 4th year extern for the 2022-2023 year. As a busy private practice with 3 clinics, we offer diagnostic testing on pediatric and geriatric patients, hearing aid evaluations and fittings with all manufacturers, and lots of cerumen management. We work side by side with ENT’s and physicians to ensure well rounded patient care and proper treatment of hearing loss. This is a paid externship. Please send your resumes and necessary information to email@example.com. We can’t wait to have you as a part of the UHC family!.
Primary Practice Setting:
Private practice Multi-specialty medical center
Number of Audiologists at the site:
0 FTE Masters Degree 2 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 1 3rd year 2 4th year Externships
Will interview travel be compensated?
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes Yes, CEU opportunities available
Expected hours/days a week:
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes We have 3 locations, we typically rotate amongst them depending on the day of the week.
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:
Comprehensive audiological assessments, tympanometry, DPOAEs, general hearing aid knowledge
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Particular manufacturers/hearing aids
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?
Yes We have 2 practice locations. One is a storefront combined (Hearing and Vision Center), the other is a traditional hearing aids private practice.
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:
Easy communication with 4th year clinical coordinators
Letters of Recommendation Resume Transcript Personal Review Phone interview If student currently lives outside of New York, we can set up Skype interview. Opportunities will be available as long as positions have not yet been filled.
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Contact our office to credential us with the university/ discuss externship/ interview
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)