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Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center

Site:
Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center

Location:
3900 Woodland Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

Description:
The externship is a 12 month full time (2080 hours) position with an anticipated start date in June 2025. We have 12 audiologist and 2 health technicians on staff. Audiology services are provided at the main facility in Philadelphia and CBOCs in Sewell and Marlton, NJ and Horsham, PA. We provide comprehensive diagnostic testing and treatment for hearing loss, balance disorders, and tinnitus. Programs and services offered include hearing aid care, cochlear implants, osseointegrated auditory devices, balance assessments, Progressive Tinnitus Management, ototoxic monitoring, electrophysiology, APD assessment, and telehealth.

Number of externship positions:
1

Funding is assigned by the Office of Academic Affairs and may not have been determined by the application deadline. OAA funding is announced nationally at the same time which should allow sites to know funding at approximately the same time. Historically, our site:
Historically funded, pending budget approval.

Clinical opportunities provided during the externship:

  • Audiologic evaluation
  • Immittance measures
  • Otoacoustic emissions
  • Hearing aid selection
  • Hearing aid fitting
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Vestibular evaluation
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Electrophysiology evaluation
  • Tinnitus evaluation
  • Tinnitus management
  • Cochlear Implant evaluation
  • Cochlear Implant management
  • Auditory Processing evaluation
  • Auditory Processing management
  • Cerumen Management
  • Telehealth program
  • ENT clinic

Number of audiologists at site:
12

Continuing Education opportunities:
Students provided opportunity to attend hearing aid manufacturer trainings.

Travel to satellites required?:
Possible

Site’s application requirements:
Students must be U.S citizen to apply.

Steps for the student/university to follow the application process:
Application packets should include letter of intent (cover letter), Resume/CV, Two letters of recommendation. Application packets should be submitted electronically to Sarah.kelly2@va.gov

Site’s application deadline:
Friday, September 6, 2024

Site’s externship contact:
Sarah Kelly, AuD

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