Audiology Clinics GTA
Audiology Clinic GTA
KU Medical Center
The Audiology Clinic at KU Medical Center offers one newly admitted Au.D. student a graduate teaching assistant (GTA) position that is renewable with good performance. The position begins with training in August of the first year and is funded for one academic year with the potential to extend for two full academic years. The GTA position is a 25% (10 hour) line that reduces tuition by half and pays an additional hourly stipend according to the Graduate Council rates. This is an excellent position to distinguish your resume from peers and will allow you 10 hours/week of hands-on experience with patient interaction, insurance, hearing screening and minor hearing aid repairs. You will also accumulate supervised CCC-A hours for all patient contact.
Students are expected to put in 10 hours of office work during our normal clinic hours, Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. This position requires work during academic breaks; specific days of the week and times will be discussed with the faculty advisor, Lauren Mann, once candidates are selected.
Position Description: Clerical support for Hearing Clinic front desk at KUMC to include:
- Answering phone lines in a professional manner and transferring calls to proper location
- Scheduling patients, preparing patient charts, insurance verification and pre-authorization, assisting with charge submission, and purging old files and charts
- Taking clear messages, confirming appointments, and mailing patient correspondence
- Checking-in patients, maintaining appearance and cleanliness of the waiting room and office, restocking supplies for the office and clinic, scanning documents for patient files
- Assist audiology faculty by preparing class documents, updating GTA manual, submitting housekeeping and facilities requests
- Assist with hearing clinic web updates, manage weekly social media campaigns, schedule prospective student visits and assist as needed, assist with continuing education courses, and other tasks as needed by administrative staff and faculty
- Manage clinic marketing campaigns and outreach events; assist in tracking of campaigns
- Provide clinical support for the Walk-In clinic during working hours as your skill and progress in the program allows. These tasks may include:
- Minor in-office repairs and cleaning of hearing aids
- Hearing aid accessory and battery sales
- Sending hearing aids out for repair and checking-in devices as they return
- NICU newborn hearing screening on Wednesday afternoons
Application Requirements: Application not required. An incoming first year student will be offered the position. GTA funding is determined prior to each semester. Funding for subsequent semesters is not guaranteed but has historically been offered for two years with satisfactory performace in the first year.
Please note: this is a salaried position without health insurance benefits but does include a tuition reduction.