Norton Sound Health Corporation

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This page was updated on: June 5, 2024 .  Original posting: September 13, 2021 . 
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Norton Sound Health Corporation is accepting applications for 1 AuD Externs in Nome, AK.

Contact: Nannette Nicholson at nnicholson@nshcorp.org if interested.

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1000 Greg Kruschek Avenue, PO Box 966
Nome, AK 99762

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907-443-3297

https://www.nortonsoundhealth.org/

Anticipated start date is 05/15/2024. The anticipated ending date is 05/14/2025. This is designated as Full Time. If a stipend is provided, it is reported to be $ 30000 annually.

  • https://hearcareers.audiology.org/jobs/19000685/alaska-based-audiology-residency.
  • The Norton Sound Healthcare Corporation (NSHC) is offering a rare and unique opportunity for an audiologist in training to join our team. This opportunity is open to either a 3rd year or 4th year extern as a 12-month residency in the northwestern coastal rural Bering Strait region. NSHC is a tribally owned and operated, independent, not-for profit organization committed to providing the highest level of evidence-based interprofessional healthcare services. NSHC was founded in 1970 to meet the health care needs of the Inupiat, Siberian Yup’ik and Yu’pik people of the Bering Strait region, offering a cultural experience that is incomparable.

    NSHC serves 16 communities across the 44,000 square-miles of beautiful northwest Alaska. The audiology department operates two outpatient clinics, one in the regional hospital in Nome, AK and another in the sub-regional clinic in Unalakleet, AK. NSHC Audiology also provides services to the region’s 14 other communities through field clinic travel and telehealth. The NSHC audiology department relies on innovative solutions to provide high quality care for patients though out the region, with a strong record of practicing patient-centered care. High quality care requires a workforce with a passion for excellence and interprofessional collaboration. Students rotating through this program will not only have the opportunity to master basic and specialized testing, but will have an unforgettable life experience in serving within the remote reaches of rural Alaska.

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This site is reported to have 5 staff audiologists and 2 who are CH-AP Certified and 2 who are with their CCC-A certifications.

The site is reportedly serving these populations:
Pediatric ,School Aged ,Developmental Disabilities ,Adult ,Geriatric

Expect these experiences: Diagnostic Evaluation ,Auditory Evoked Potentials ,Newborn Hearing Screening ,Hearing Aid Eval Dispensing ,Bone Anchored Hearing Devices ,Vestibular Eval Rehabilitation ,Tinnitus EvalTreatment ,Auditory Processing ,Aural HabilitationRehab. ,Practice Management ,Educational Audiology ,Hearing Conservation ,Assistive Technologies ,Onsite Continuing Education ,Research Opportunities ,Community Outreach ,Other specified in next area .

Experiences expected here include:

The Audiology experiences include: Diagnostic Evaluation ,Auditory Evoked Potentials ,Newborn Hearing Screening ,Hearing Aid Eval Dispensing ,Bone Anchored Hearing Devices ,Vestibular Eval Rehabilitation ,Tinnitus EvalTreatment ,Auditory Processing ,Aural HabilitationRehab. ,Practice Management ,Educational Audiology ,Hearing Conservation ,Assistive Technologies ,Onsite Continuing Education ,Research Opportunities ,Community Outreach ,Other specified in next area .

The Inter professional and collaborative practice experiences include:
Dentist, Dietician, Family Members, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physicians, Physical Therapists, Psychologist, Recreational Therapist, Social Worker, Special Educator, Speech-Language Pathologist, Teachers, Voc. Rehab Counselor.

Other experiences vary, but could be:

Telehealth, some cochlear implant, but rarely

Demographics of populations served:


Ethnicity, Race, Culture, National Origin, Socioeconomic Status, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Religion, Exceptionality


English, English Language Learner, Primary English Dialect, Secondary English Dialect, Bilingual, Gender Identity, Sign Language ASL or SEE, Cognitive Physical Ability

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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    The Norton Sound Healthcare Corporation (NSHC) is offering a rare and unique opportunity for an audiologist in training to join our team. This opportunity is open to either a 3rd year or 4th year extern as a 12-month residency in the northwestern coastal rural Bering Strait region. NSHC is a tribally owned and operated, independent, not-for profit organization committed to providing the highest level of evidence-based interprofessional healthcare services. NSHC was founded in 1970 to meet the health care needs of the Inupiat, Siberian Yup’ik and Yu’pik people of the Bering Strait region, offering a cultural experience that is incomparable.

    NSHC serves 16 communities across the 44,000 square-miles of beautiful northwest Alaska. The audiology department operates two outpatient clinics, one in the regional hospital in Nome, AK and another in the sub-regional clinic in Unalakleet, AK. NSHC Audiology also provides services to the region’s 14 other communities through field clinic travel and telehealth. The NSHC audiology department relies on innovative solutions to provide high quality care for patients though out the region, with a strong record of practicing patient-centered care. High quality care requires a workforce with a passion for excellence and interprofessional collaboration. Students rotating through this program will not only have the opportunity to master basic and specialized testing, but will have an unforgettable life experience in serving within the remote reaches of rural Alaska.

    Letter of request/intent
    Resume
    Letters of Recommendation
    Transcripts
    Virtual interview

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    So as to better describe the externship placement, clinic directors are asked to note the populations served and the expected experiences using the following key. After logging in, use the comment box at the bottom of this page to supply the insights. 

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    • Key: A = Adult; P = Pediatric; S = School Aged; DEV = Developmental Disabilities; G = Geriatric

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    • Key: D = Diagnostics; AEP = Auditory Evoked Potentials; V = Vestibular; HA = Hearing Aids; CI = Cochlear Implants; T = Tinnitus; E = Educational Audiology; AR = Aural Rehabilitation

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