Busy neurotology practice located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is seeking highly motivated audiology externs. Complete audiological services are provided including comprehensive audiometry, vestibular testing, amplification, implantable devices, cochlear implants and intraoperative monitoring.
Eligible for residency placement
Primary Practice Setting:
Private practice Hospital
Number of Audiologists at the site:
1 FTE Masters Degree 3 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 3 4th year Externships
Will interview travel be compensated?
Continuing education opportunities?
Expected hours/days a week:
40 hrs / 5 days
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes 18 miles between 3 offices
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 diagnostic skills preferred
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
How to navigate a fast paced, private neurotology setting
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:
Timeline and format for completing evaluations
December 1, 2021
Resume Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Email application documents to: email@example.com
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Better hearing and a better quality of life can be yours for many years with the help of the right hearing professional. At Pittsburgh Ear Associates, we pride ourselves on developing long-term relationships with our patients. Relationships based on unsurpassed personal service that begins the first time you walk through our doors and continues long after your initial appointment.