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This page was updated on: June 5, 2024 .  Original posting: September 13, 2021 . 

University of Virginia Health System is accepting applications for 2 AuD Externs in Charlottesville, VA.

Contact: Bailey Aksland at AudiologyExternship@uvahealth.org if interested.

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415 Ray C. Hunt Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22942

  • single-location

434-243-7167

https://uvahealth.com/locations/profile/audiology

Anticipated start date is 05/20/2024. The anticipated ending date is 05/09/2025. This is designated as Full Time. If a stipend is provided, it is reported to be $0 annually.

  • https://med.virginia.edu/otolaryngology/education/audiology-fellowship-program/.
  • The University of Virginia Health System Audiology Division offers 4th-year Audiology doctoral students a wide range of clinical experiences, including adult and pediatric assessment (behavioral and electrophysiological); cochlear implant evaluation, programming, and follow-up; intraoperative monitoring; hearing aid evaluation, programming, fitting, repair, and follow-up; auditory electrophysiology; vestibular evaluation and rehabilitation; and tinnitus evaluation and management, as well as the opportunity to work with patients that may be unique to an academic medical center with an active otology/neuro-otology practice.Requirements:
    • Enrollment in accredited Audiology doctoral program
    • Completion of all university 4th-year academic and clinical prerequisites
    • Successful completion of Praxis exam (preferred)
    • Clinical competency in basic audiologic assessment and intervention
    • Clinical experience with adult and pediatric populations
    • Clinical initiative and strong desire to further education and knowledge in the field of audiology

    Applications materials should be submitted online via the application portal.
    https://redcapsurvey.healthsystem.virginia.edu/surveys/?s=79DYNRE4RC

    Application Materials Required:
    • Resume/CV
    • Cover Letter
    • Graduate school transcript
    • Three letters of recommendation

    Letters of recommendation may be uploaded to the application portal, or submitted separately by email to:

    Bailey Aksland, Au.D., CCC-A
    AudiologyExternship@uvahealth.org

    or by traditional mail to:

    University of Virginia – Audiology
    Attn: Bailey Aksland, Au.D.
    415 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Ste. 1200
    Charlottesville, VA 22903

This site is reported to have 13 staff audiologists and 0 who are CH-AP Certified and 13 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 Evaluations and Dispensing, Cochlear Implant Evaluations and Mapping, Vestibular Evaluations and Rehabilitation, Bone Anchored Hearing Devices, Tinnitus Evaluation and Treatment, Onsite Continuing Education, Assistive Technologies, Other specified in next area.

Experiences expected here include:

The Audiology experiences include: Diagnostic Evaluation, Auditory Evoked Potentials, Newborn Hearing Screening, Hearing Aid Evaluations and Dispensing, Cochlear Implant Evaluations and Mapping, Vestibular Evaluations and Rehabilitation, Bone Anchored Hearing Devices, Tinnitus Evaluation and Treatment, Onsite Continuing Education, Assistive Technologies, Other specified in next area.

The Inter professional and collaborative practice experiences include:
Physicians, Speech-Language Pathologist, Family Members.

Other experiences vary, but could be:

Occasional opportunity to participate in interoperative monitoring and sedated ABRs.

Demographics of populations served:

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

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

Students and Peers

  • The overall number of students at this site is 3.
  • The number of externs at this site is expected to be: 2.

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The University of Virginia Health System Audiology Division offers 4th-year Audiology doctoral students a wide range of clinical experiences, including adult and pediatric assessment (behavioral and electrophysiological); cochlear implant evaluation, programming, and follow-up; intraoperative monitoring; hearing aid evaluation, programming, fitting, repair, and follow-up; auditory electrophysiology; vestibular evaluation and rehabilitation; and tinnitus evaluation and management, as well as the opportunity to work with patients that may be unique to an academic medical center with an active otology/neuro-otology practice.

Requirements:
• Enrollment in accredited Audiology doctoral program
• Completion of all university 4th-year academic and clinical prerequisites
• Successful completion of Praxis exam (preferred)
• Clinical competency in basic audiologic assessment and intervention
• Clinical experience with adult and pediatric populations
• Clinical initiative and strong desire to further education and knowledge in the field of audiology

Applications materials should be submitted online via the application portal.
https://redcapsurvey.healthsystem.virginia.edu/surveys/?s=79DYNRE4RC

Application Materials Required:
• Resume/CV
• Cover Letter
• Graduate school transcript
• Three letters of recommendation

Letters of recommendation may be uploaded to the application portal, or submitted separately by email to:

Bailey Aksland, Au.D., CCC-A
AudiologyExternship@uvahealth.org

or by traditional mail to:

University of Virginia – Audiology
Attn: Bailey Aksland, Au.D.
415 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Ste. 1200
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Updating tags for this externship site:

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. 

Populations Served = 

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

Experiences = 

  • 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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