Thriving ENT practice in North Colorado Springs seeking 4th year extern
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice
Colorado Hearing, a Hearing Life company, is a fast paced audiology practice located in Colorado ENT and Allergy with 11 physicians and 4 audiologists. There are two locations to Colorado ENT and allergy. The externship would NOT fluctuate between the two locations.
We provide audiological services to all age ranges and can offer a 4th year extern a diverse clinical experience. Our services include adult/pediatric diagnostic testing (hearing test, tympanogram, acoustic reflexes and otoacoustic emissions), adult hearing aid evaluation/fittings/verifications with multiple manufacturers and participation with the research department of the ENT for several trials being conducted within the clinic.
This position will be competitively paid.
Please visit our website at www.coloradoent.com for additional information.
To apply, please send letter of interest, a CV and two letters of recommendation to Jennifer Dessel, Au.D. CCC-A at Jdes@hearinglife.com.
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice Private practice
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) 2 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:
40 hours 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:
Must be proficient at conducting hearing tests/masking when appropriate.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
How to conduct a hearing evaluation, selecting the appropriate hearing aid to fit the patient's needs.
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
Yes We have a thriving research department that is currently working on 13 different projects.
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:
Email correspondences for progress
Letters of Recommendation Resume Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Please send all interests to email@example.com for review
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)