Hot Springs ENT Clinic has an exciting opportunity available for a 4th Year Audiology student to join our clinic in Hot Springs, AR. The externship will begin May/June 2022.
Hot Springs ENT Clinic is a medically-focused, patient-centered private practice, committed to providing the highest-quality hearing, balance and ENT healthcare services, with an excellent reputation among our community of healthcare providers and patients. Our clinic has been in Hot Springs for over 45 years.
If you are passionate about patient care and providing the best care to your patients, we want to meet you.
Competitive pay and extraordinary learning opportunity!
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) 0 FTE professional support staff (technicians/audiometric assistants) 3 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 0 2nd year 1 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:
Be able to function fairly independently with all hearing evaluation related assessments and hearing aid repairs, clean and checks etc...
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
full hearing evaluations on all ages, tinnitus evaluation, balance evaluations and treatments for all related disorders
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
No Not at this time
Consortium or collaborative arrangements with other sites?
Yes UAMS We currently take one student a semester from UAMS
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:
Letters of Recommendation Resume Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Please email me with your application or questions.
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)