Audiology Center of Maine

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This page was updated on: September 13, 2022 .  Original posting: September 13, 2021 . 

Audiology Center of Maine is accepting applications for 1 AuD Externs in Ellsworth, ME.

Contact: Meredith Bishop at mbishop@audiologymaine.com if interested.

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306 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605

  • single-location

207-664-2123

https://www.audiologymaine.com/

Anticipated start date is 06/01/2023. The anticipated ending date is 05/31/2024. This is designated as Full Time. If a stipend is provided, it is reported to be $ 20000 annually.

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  • Students will have an opportunity to gain experience performing diagnostic hearing, tinnitus, auditory processing, and balance assessments. In so doing, students may develop greater competency selecting appropriate test batteries, and administering basic to advanced tests, including advanced electrophysiological testing. Students will also have the opportunity to provide treatment for hearing and balance disorders, using “best practice” protocols and cutting-edge technologies. Students will gain in-depth clinical knowledge and skills that enable them to become more proficient in providing high-quality comprehensive audiological care.

    Audiology Center of Maine offers a one-year Audiology Externship for students enrolled in an accredited Doctor of Audiology program.

    In depth clinical experiences are provided to develop a well-rounded, competent audiologist including:
    Audiological evaluations
    Hearing aid consultations, demonstrations, selection, fitting and dispensing
    Balance assessment
    vHIT
    VEMPs
    Rotational Chair
    Videonystagmography
    Canalith repositioning procedures
    Auditory evoked potentials
    Otoacoustic emissions
    Assistive listening devices
    Tinnitus assessment and counseling

    Requirements:
    Completion of 3rd year of accredited AuD program
    Experience with hearing evaluations and fittings
    Self-sufficient, team player, hardworking, competent, confident and patient
    Good problem-solving skills, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required

This site is reported to have 2 staff audiologists and 1 who are CH-AP Certified and 2 who are with their CCC-A certifications.

The site is reportedly serving these populations:
Adult ,Geriatric

Expect these experiences: Diagnostic Evaluation ,Auditory Evoked Potentials ,Hearing Aid Eval Dispensing ,Vestibular Eval Rehabilitation ,Tinnitus EvalTreatment ,Auditory Processing ,Aural HabilitationRehab. ,Educational Audiology ,Hearing Conservation ,Assistive Technologies .

Experiences expected here include:

The Audiology experiences include: Diagnostic Evaluation ,Auditory Evoked Potentials ,Hearing Aid Eval Dispensing ,Vestibular Eval Rehabilitation ,Tinnitus EvalTreatment ,Auditory Processing ,Aural HabilitationRehab. ,Educational Audiology ,Hearing Conservation ,Assistive Technologies .

The Inter professional and collaborative practice experiences include:
Family Members, Physicians, Physical Therapists.

Other experiences vary, but could be:

Rotary Chair

Demographics of populations served:


Other


English

Students and Peers

  • The overall number of students at this site is 1.
  • The number of externs at this site is expected to be: 1.
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    Students will have an opportunity to gain experience performing diagnostic hearing, tinnitus, auditory processing, and balance assessments. In so doing, students may develop greater competency selecting appropriate test batteries, and administering basic to advanced tests, including advanced electrophysiological testing. Students will also have the opportunity to provide treatment for hearing and balance disorders, using “best practice” protocols and cutting-edge technologies. Students will gain in-depth clinical knowledge and skills that enable them to become more proficient in providing high-quality comprehensive audiological care.

    Audiology Center of Maine offers a one-year Audiology Externship for students enrolled in an accredited Doctor of Audiology program.

    In depth clinical experiences are provided to develop a well-rounded, competent audiologist including:
    Audiological evaluations
    Hearing aid consultations, demonstrations, selection, fitting and dispensing
    Balance assessment
    vHIT
    VEMPs
    Rotational Chair
    Videonystagmography
    Canalith repositioning procedures
    Auditory evoked potentials
    Otoacoustic emissions
    Assistive listening devices
    Tinnitus assessment and counseling

    Requirements:
    Completion of 3rd year of accredited AuD program
    Experience with hearing evaluations and fittings
    Self-sufficient, team player, hardworking, competent, confident and patient
    Good problem-solving skills, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required


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