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This page was updated on: June 5, 2024 .  Original posting: September 13, 2021 . 
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VA Northern California HealthCare System is accepting applications for 5 AuD Externs in Mather, CA.

Contact: Rupa Balachandran at rupa.balachandran@va.gov if interested.

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10535 Hospital Way
Mather, CA 95655-4200

  • multiple-locations

Sacramento, Martinez, Stockton, Chico. They will also have the opportunity to rotate through Auburn, Yreka, Yuba City, Mare Island, Modesto, Sonora and Redding.

925-567-5564

https://www.va.gov/northern-california-health-care/locations/

Anticipated start date is 06/15/2024. The anticipated ending date is 07/31/2025. This is designated as Full Time. If a stipend is provided, it is reported to be $ annually.

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  • Please submit the following information in one packet:
    • Resume
    • Letter of Intent
    • 2 Letters of recommendation
    Application materials should be submitted as one packet/PDF document. The extern may submit the electronic application packet or if needed the university clinical coordinator may submit the application packet on the extern’s behalf.
    Electronic application packet with all of the above materials enclosed should be submitted by e-mail to rupa.balachandran@va.gov
    After the application packets are received externs will be contacted to schedule a telephone interview in early October.

This site is reported to have 27 staff audiologists and 2 who are CH-AP Certified and 5 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 ,Cochlear Implant EvalMapping ,Bone Anchored Hearing Devices ,Vestibular Eval Rehabilitation ,Tinnitus EvalTreatment ,Aural HabilitationRehab. ,Auditory Processing ,Practice Management ,Assistive Technologies ,Onsite Continuing Education ,Community Outreach .

Experiences expected here include:

The Audiology experiences include: Diagnostic Evaluation ,Auditory Evoked Potentials ,Hearing Aid Eval Dispensing ,Cochlear Implant EvalMapping ,Bone Anchored Hearing Devices ,Vestibular Eval Rehabilitation ,Tinnitus EvalTreatment ,Aural HabilitationRehab. ,Auditory Processing ,Practice Management ,Assistive Technologies ,Onsite Continuing Education ,Community Outreach .

The Inter professional and collaborative practice experiences include:
Family Members, Nurse, Physicians, Psychologist, Recreational Therapist, Social Worker, Speech-Language Pathologist.

Other experiences vary, but could be:

Demographics of populations served:


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


English, Primary English Dialect, Bilingual, Polyglot, Gender Identity, Cognitive Physical Ability

Students and Peers

  • The overall number of students at this site is 12.
  • The number of externs at this site is expected to be: 5.
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    Please submit the following information in one packet:
    • Resume
    • Letter of Intent
    • 2 Letters of recommendation
    Application materials should be submitted as one packet/PDF document. The extern may submit the electronic application packet or if needed the university clinical coordinator may submit the application packet on the extern’s behalf.
    Electronic application packet with all of the above materials enclosed should be submitted by e-mail to rupa.balachandran@va.gov
    After the application packets are received externs will be contacted to schedule a telephone interview in early October.

    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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