UnityPoint Health – Des Moines


This page was updated on: March 22, 2024 .  Original posting: September 13, 2021 . 

UnityPoint Health – Des Moines is accepting applications for 1 AuD Externs in Des Moines, IA.

Contact: Ann Petersen at angela.petersen@unitypoint.org if interested.

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1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

  • Des Moines, Iowa

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Anticipated start date is 06/16/2025. The anticipated ending date is 05/08/2026. This is designated as Full Time. If a stipend is provided, it is reported to be $ 35000 annually.

  • https://careers.unitypoint.org/results.
  • UnityPoint Health – Blank Children’s Hospital is excited to offer a 4th year externship opportunity. Our clinic is located on the campus of Iowa Methodist Medical Center in downtown Des Moines. We serve all patient populations from newborn to geriatric. We perform hearing evaluations, dispense hearing aids and do sedated and unsedated Auditory Brainstem Response testing.Start date is flexible. The position offers $19.50/hour, 401K, full time benefits and PTO accrual.

This site is reported to have 5 staff audiologists and 0 who are CH-AP Certified and 5 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 ,Tinnitus EvalTreatment ,Practice Management ,Hearing Conservation .

Experiences expected here include:

The Audiology experiences include: Diagnostic Evaluation ,Auditory Evoked Potentials ,Newborn Hearing Screening ,Hearing Aid Eval Dispensing ,Bone Anchored Hearing Devices ,Tinnitus EvalTreatment ,Practice Management ,Hearing Conservation .

The Inter professional and collaborative practice experiences include:
Family Members, Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Speech-Language Pathologist, Teachers, Social Worker.

Other experiences vary, but could be:

Demographics of populations served:

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

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

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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