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**Base Stipend = $30,000 AND potential of $1000 cumulative bonus earnings (achieved through closing rates, and team challenge winnings, involving periodic database outreach drives).
4 Year Degree
Full-time Externship at busy private practice near Historic Downtown Grapevine, TX! Grapevine is a special gem amidst the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metro, resting about 2 miles north of DFW airport, known for it's several wineries, breweries, restaurants, parks, Great Wolf Lodge & the Gaylord Texan, and we're The Christmas Capitol of Texas!
Independent management of a full-time, by-appointment schedule, including:
Comprehensive audiologic procedures/exams
Diagnostics for several local PCP/ENT medical referral sources
For applicants looking to fulfill clinical hours requirements in the Final/Clinical Externship year of an AuD program.
Practice open Mon-Fri, 8:00a - 5:00p (1/2 hour break daily).
**Base Stipend = $30,000
AND potential of $1000 cumulative bonus earnings (achieved through closing rates, and team challenge winnings, involving periodic database outreach drive).
Primary Practice Setting:
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) 1 FTE Clerical Support Staff
Number of Audiology Students each year:
0 1st year AuD Clinical Rotations 1 2nd year 1 3rd year 1 4th year Externships
Stipend Other – Please Describe **Base Stipend = $30,000 AND potential of $1000 cumulative bonus earnings (achieved through closing rates, and team challenge winnings, involving periodic database outreach drives).
Will interview travel be compensated?
Holidays +7 PTO/sick
Continuing education opportunities?
Yes Various on-site, in-person/off-site, & virtual HA technology and implant trainings per year. Weekly Provider development & peer consortium virtual meetings.
May - June 2023
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:
All basic comprehensive audiologic procedures/exams. Masking. Interpretation of results. Basic understanding of HA solutions/types recommended per ear anatomy or hearing loss types. Emerging skills for making HA recommendations/sales, which will be improved upon during externship.
Externship site expects the extern to learn/demonstrate these skills during their clinical externship:
Basic admin tasks - answering/making phone calls, scheduling, new HA check-in, stock/inventory management, HA basic orientation/follow-up care/troubleshooting. Various manufacturer programming software suites and appropriate programming adjustments per patient feedback. Efficient/effective time management during appointments. Professional-level chart notes, follow-through, tracking of sales opportunities & outcomes. Fitting verification methods. If desired by student, assist with & learn inner-workings of marketing & practice ownership/management for future private practice goals.
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:
Email primary contact - Expect an externship contract with University; periodic review of skills/competence; mid-term/final reviews & sign off on total hours.
May 1, 2023
Resume Phone interview Letter of request/intent
Steps for the student/university to follow in the application process:
Email: Cover Letter & Resume to Luv2hear@love2hearagain.com "ATTN: Extern Application" as subject
Contact Person: (preceptor, supervisor or extern coordinator)
Private practice located near historic Downtown Grapevine. Constant flow of appointments ranging from PCP & ENT referred diagnostics, Direct-sale audio/consult/HA fittings, Managed care/3rd Party referrals, Cochlear & Bone-conduction Implant assessments/processor activations/services, Veteran disability exams, and Active/Reserve Military annual hearing health exams, with All brands of Hearing Aid solutions.