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Sensory Screening Intern

  • 511539
  • PHOENIX
  • REMOTE OPTIONS
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Internship

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

COME JOIN US! The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

SENSORY SCREENING INTERN

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

JOB LOCATION:

Address:  150 N. 18th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007

** Both in person and teleworking **

 

POSTING DETAILS:
 
- The Sensory Screening intern will join our team for 20 or more weeks, working approximately 15 - 19 hours each week.
 
- Start date - As soon as you’re ready we can accommodate your class schedule so that you may work during business hours.
 
-You will need to upload a copy of your resume, transcripts, and cover letter explaining how your skills are a good fit for this position, must have a current GPA standing of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
 
- Compensation is based on education and experience.

 

JOB SUMMARY:
 
-We are seeking a talented and engaged intern who is working toward a degree and wants to develop beyond the classroom!
 
-You would be a great fit if you are a graduate-level student pursuing a degree in Audiology and/or Speech Language Pathology who has completed at least 30 semester hours, has conducted hearing screenings, and has a basic understanding of audiological equipment.
 
-In this role, you will be trained on how to implement the ADHS Hearing Screening Curriculum and work closely with the Sensory Screening Program Manager to implement hearing and vision training for schools to provide hands-on instruction on how to use audiological equipment (pure-tone audiometer, otoacoustic emissions (OAE), and tympanometer). 
 
-Additionally, this position will support the program in the areas of program management including; the development of materials, processing rosters, issuing certificates, entering data, scheduling meetings, and being responsible for conducting hearing screening training for schools, early childhood development programs, and other entities who need to be certified to carry out hearing screening in their schools.
 
-You will also be coached and mentored by the Chief, Office of Children's Health and the Sensory Screening Program Manager and/or others on the team by collaborating with them on group projects.
 

 

YOU WILL BRING THE FOLLOWING TO THE INTERNSHIP: 
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills; as well as Facilitation and Presentation skills.
  •  Knowledge of Google Workspace, including Google Sites, Forms, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Drive.
  •  Time management, organization, planning, and problem-solving skills.
YOU WILL GAIN THE FOLLOWING FROM THIS INTERNSHIP:
  • Understanding of the ADHS Sensory Screening Program.
  • Collaboration with a diverse team of professionals.
  • Communication skills (Facilitation and presentation)
  • Translating rules and regulations
  • Program Management
SELECTIVE PREFERENCES:
  • Working towards a degree and a strong desire to develop beyond the classroom. 
  • Graduate level student that completed 30 semester credits (undergraduate or graduate level studying Audiology and/or Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Completed at least 100 hearing screenings in the past 12 months.
  • The student must have a basic understanding of how to use a pure-tone audiometer, otoacoustic emissions (OAE), and tympanometer devices. 

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).

 

Contact Us: 

 internship@azdhs.gov

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.