The William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital located in Madison, WI, Audiology department is looking for two unpaid 4th year Audiology Externs to start June of 2018. The 4th year’s focus will be on diagnostic hearing evaluations, hearing aid evaluations, hearing aid and assistive listening device fittings, teleaudiology, hearing aid follow up appointments as well as assisting with the hearing aid walk-in clinic. The externs would be responsible for returning patient phone calls, cleaning/stocking the clinic and performing biologic checks on the equipment, hearing aid trouble shooting, and mentoring 2nd and 3rd year students. The externs will be involved with some group hearing aid follow up appointments, ABRs, central testing, OAEs, CI evaluations and programming, and VNGs. The externs will also observe other specialty clinics such as low vision, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology including voice clinic, swallow studies, and cognitive assessments; polytrauma clinic, ENT surgery, etc.
Completed application packet will include: letter of intent, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation. Application materials should be emailed to Melissa Fry (Melissa.email@example.com) by 10/15/17. Interviews (in-person, Skype, or phone) will be held 11/13, 11/15, and 11/17/17.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.