Tuscaloosa Ear, Nose & Throat is a five physician practice employing one full-time audiologist, one audiology aide, and one 4th year student. The practice has been serving west Alabama for over 40 years. Responsibilities/Competencies may include: Comprehensive audiometric evaluations of all ages from birth to geriatrics including DPOAEs, play audiometry, tympanometry; Vestibular assessment and management including Dix Hallpike and Epley; Appropriate hearing aid evaluations, counseling, fitting, troubleshooting, verification, and follow-up for hearing aids and other devices and accessories for adults, as well as paperwork, phone calls, schedule patients, Electronic Medical Record keeping, etc. Please send resume and letters of recommendation for consideration. Applicants may email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your interest.
The ideal candidate is courteous, self-motivated, works well with others, and is committed to providing quality healthcare services.
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice
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) 0 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?
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 hearing evaluations, including masking. Basic knowledge/experience with hearing aids.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
More independence and efficiency in providing services.
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:
Whatever is needed.
Resume Interview 2-3 Letters of Recommendation sent directly from sources
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Please send resume and letters of recommendation to email@example.com.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)