Seeking four 4th year Audiology Externs at University Otolaryngologists, Inc. dba Ohio ENT and Allergy Physicians and Riverside Hearing Services, Ltd. dba Hearing Health Solutions in Columbus, Ohio. This is a twelve month, full-time, paid position.
Please contact for more information.
Extern candidate must be enrolled in an accredited Doctor of Audiology program and have completed all clinical and educational requirements of their program.
Primary Practice Setting:
ENT group practice
Number of Audiologists at the site:
3 FTE Masters Degree 19 FTE Au.D. 0 FTE Ph.D. 0 FTE Other Doctorate (ScD) 2 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:
Travel to satellite centers required?
Yes 20 minutes
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:
Proficient audiometric testing abilities for adult and pediatric populations. Working knowledge of ENG/VNG testing. Working knowledge of hearing aid technology. Ability to interact with patients, supervisors, physicians, and support staff appropriately and professionally.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Ability to perform and interpret audiometric and vestibular tests. Ability to dispense hearing aids and counsel patients regarding all aspects of hearing aid technology. Professional interactions with patients, physicians and staff members. Students are expected to complete their externship as independent clinicians.
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:
January 1, 2022
Resume Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Submit your resume and brief cover letter to Judy Lazor, AuD at email@example.com. If applicable, a phone interview will be conducted, followed by an in-person interview.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)