Graduate Intern Position Available with Long Beach, CA VA

Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center Long Beach, California

Announcing Opening for Speech Pathology Graduate Intern

           The Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is currently seeking candidates for a Graduate Intern position. The masters-level internship is a 350-hour rotation that includes a stipend of $4511.00. Health insurance is not available for stipend students. The clinical rotation may begin Fall 2017 or Spring 2018.

Located in Long Beach, California, the medical center provides comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, and extended care programs. The Tibor Rubin VA is a 237 bed facility providing primary, secondary, and tertiary health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. It supports a 99 bed Community Living Center and an 85 bed Spinal Cord Injury Center. In addition, the Tibor Rubin VA is a Level III Polytrauma Center.

The intern can expect to gain experience in evaluation and therapeutic intervention of adults with swallowing, speech, language, cognitive, and voice disorders. Interns will also receive training and experience in the following: fluoroscopic and endoscopic swallowing evaluations, augmentative communication, laryngeal stroboscopy, and post-laryngectomy voice restoration. Patients are seen along the continuum of care from intensive care, acute rehabilitation, outpatient care, and long-term care.

Applications must be received via email by midnight on May 31, 2017. The application packet should include a statement of intent, resume, and graduate school transcripts. In your resume include contact information for three references who are familiar with your academic and/or clinical skills. Transcripts may be unofficial. These items should be submitted as a single PDF document. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Unsolicited references will not be reviewed.

Interested candidates may contact: Amanda Stephens, M.S., CCC-SLP amanda.stephens2@va.gov

VA CFY Position Available in Long Beach, CA

Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center Long Beach, California

Announcing Opening for Speech Pathology Clinical Fellowship Position

              The Speech Pathology Section at the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is pleased to announce a Clinical Fellowship position with a desired start date of Fall 2017. The Clinical Fellowship is a full time position with a compensation package that includes salary, health benefits, and sick and annual leave. This is a temporary appointment that will last for one year. Only US citizens are eligible to apply.

Located in Long Beach, California, the medical center provides comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, and extended care programs. The Tibor Rubin VA is a 237 bed facility providing primary, secondary, and tertiary health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. It supports a 99 bed Community Living Center and an 85 bed Spinal Cord Injury Center. In addition, the Tibor Rubin VA is a Level III Polytrauma Center.

The Clinical Fellow can expect to gain experience in all areas of medical speech pathology, including evaluation and treatment of individuals with speech, language, cognitive, voice, and swallowing disorders. In addition, the Clinical Fellow will receive training and experience in the following: fluoroscopic and endoscopic swallowing evaluations, augmentative communication, laryngeal stroboscopy, and post-laryngectomy voice restoration. Patients are seen along the continuum of care from intensive care, acute rehabilitation, outpatient care, and long-term care.

Applications must be received via email by midnight on February 28, 2017. The application packet should include a statement of intent, resume, and graduate school transcripts. In your resume include contact information for three references who are familiar with your academic and/or clinical skills. Transcripts may be unofficial. These items should be submitted as a single PDF document. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Unsolicited references will not be reviewed.

Interested candidates may contact: Amanda Stephens, M.S., CCC-SLP amanda.stephens2@va.gov

CFY opportunity at University of Wisconsin, Madison Voice and Swallow Clinics

The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) Voice and Swallow Clinics, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is pleased to announce openings for our 2017 – 2018 Clinical Fellowship Program.

We offer fellowships in three specialty areas: adult voice, adult swallow, and pediatric voice.  Each specialty has its own unique focus, with the goal of the overall clinical fellowship experience being that of a multi-disciplinary approach to medical care for inpatients and outpatients at a state-of-the art institution.

The UW Clinical Fellowship Program is an intensive 12-month program where clinical education is viewed as a dynamic process.  Clinical fellows participate actively in learning to apply didactic information to clinical practice with patients who have a wide range of disorders.
We are seeking clinical fellows who demonstrate strengths in the following:
1. Ability to analyze and synthesize information from a broad-based fund of knowledge in medical communication and voice science and disorders
2. Ability to engage in evidence-based problem solving
3. Motivation to achieve an advanced level of clinical competence in prevention, screening, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with voice and swallowing disorders
4. The ability to communicate effectively and professionally in a multidisciplinary medical setting
5. Self-evaluation resulting in actively identifying steps to develop new skills and acquire knowledge
6. Ethical, responsible, and professional conduct
In addition to clinical expectations, fellows will be expected to participate in the following:
1. Conduction and completion of your own clinical research project
2. Weekly multi-disciplinary case conference, with regular clinical case presentations
3. Outreach activities
We are currently accepting applications for 4 positions – one in our swallow inpatient specialty area, two in our adult voice specialty, one in our adult and pediatric voice specialty.  Please indicate your area of interest in your submission. Include the following in your application:
1. A cover page with your name and date of application submission;
2. A one-page statement (12-point font, double spaced) describing your interest in the position, previous experience in medical speech pathology, goals for your career, any research experience, and the qualities that make you a good candidate for the fellowship; and
3. Three letters of recommendation with at least one from a clinical supervisor/mentor in the application packet. These can be sent with your completed application or directly from the writer.

Please send all the above information via email with the subject “CFY application” to Nichole Rauch at Rauch@surgery.wisc.edu by 11:59 p.m. on February 28, 2017.  We will not accept applications after this date and incomplete applications will not be considered.

Best,

Kate McConville, MA, CCC-SLP
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Emory University, GA CFY Position Available

THE EMORY VOICE CENTER FELLOWSHIP IN VOICE, SWALLOWING, AND UPPER AIRWAY
Fellowship Dates:                  August 1, 2017 through July 30, 2018
Application deadline:            February 10, 2017
The Emory Voice Center is a state of the art center within the Emory University Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Each year our experienced Otolaryngology faculty members provide the opportunity for one highly qualified graduate of an accredited Speech-Language Pathology program to complete a 12 month, full time, paid fellowship dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of people with voice, upper airway, and swallowing disorders. The Emory Voice Center is an interprofessional center staffed by specialists in laryngology, speech-language pathology, dysphagia, upper airway, and professional voice. The candidate will participate in the interdisciplinary voice, dysphagia, and upper airway clinics, and work under the mentorship of the Emory Voice Center faculty and professional staff.  The candidate will be a member of a care team that functions on the cutting edge of modern otolaryngology.
This clinical fellowship year offers experience and training in:
Advanced flexible and rigid endoscopic laryngeal imaging, FEES studies, modified barium swallow studies, pharyngeal manometry, acoustic and aerodynamic voice assessment, advanced voice, swallowing and upper airway evaluation and therapy, care of the patient with laryngeal dystonia in interprofessional medical procedure clinics, and possible clinical research opportunities.

The candidate should have attended an accredited graduate program in speech-language pathology and have completed a master’s level course of study prior to beginning the position. The candidate must have solid experience in the evaluation and treatment of voice and swallowing disorders through graduate student work. The candidate must present a strong academic background and solid recommendations from their graduate training program and supervisors during their clinical practicum. Experience in working with the singing voice and bilingualism is a plus.

All applicants must have graduate transcripts that allow for completion of the required Georgia state temporary licensure (PCE for CFY applicants) or full licensure for applicants with certification. Licensure process takes four to eight weeks and must be completed prior to the start date. Check http: //sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/49

(Please note that this fellowship is in voice, swallowing, and upper airway disorders only.  The Emory Department of Otolaryngology Fellowship in Head and Neck will be advertised separately.)

Interested applicants should send the following information to Emory Voice Center using the following mailing information:  (no email applications please):

Nancy McColloch, M.A., CCC-SLP                                            Emory University Hospital Midtown
Speech-Language Pathologist                                                 550 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 4400 Emory Voice Center                                                                   Atlanta, GA 30308

1. A curriculum vitae or resume
2. An official transcript with documentation of graduation date or expected date of graduation.
3. A cover letter documenting their background and interest in voice and swallowing
4. 3 letters of recommendation with at least one from a clinical supervisor or colleague

Bay Pines, FL VA CFY Position Available

CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP YEAR (CFY) IN MEDICAL SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

The Bay Pines (Florida) VA Healthcare System announces the availability of a Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) opportunity.

Recruitment will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted postmarked through February 22, 2017. Please submit your entire application package via courier, e.g., USPS, FedEx, UPS, etc., not electronically.

The appointment is for 12 months, 2080 hours.  There is a stipend of $38,879, an employer share of FICA of $2,974, and an employer share of benefits of $4,618 for a total funds allocation of $46,471.  The starting date will between July and September 2015 depending on the availability of the selected candidate.  The position is located at the CW Bill Young VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, Florida. Only US citizens are eligible to apply.

Bay Pines is among the busiest of VA Healthcare Systems  nationwide.  The Speech Pathology Section is comprised of 3.5 FTEE and is part of the Audiology and Speech Pathology Service.  Veterans are referred from Medicine, Surgery, Geriatrics/Extended Care (Community Living Center), and the Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences Service as well as from throughout the Healthcare System which includes the Lee County Health Center and CBOCs in Palm Harbor, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Bradenton, Sebring, Port Charlotte and Naples.

The Bay Pines campus is located on Florida’s Gulf Coast in the Tampa Bay area, just northwest of downtown St. Petersburg, south of Clearwater, and west across the Bay from Tampa.  The campus consists of in excess of 40 buildings on 337 acres. In addition to the medical center, a regional office and national cemetery are located on the grounds.

From our campus and just distant to a breathtaking view of Boca Ciega Bay are the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.  Enjoy sitting/walking/running/biking/skating on/by the beach, water sports and activities, the theatre, amusement parks (Disney, Universal, Sea World, Busch Gardens), museums, art galleries, “spring training,” professional sports, and more.

Prepare to engage in a clinical fellowship year designed to be thought-provoking and both clinically and professionally challenging. Experience and participate in the evaluation and treatment/management of communicative, cognitive and swallowing disorders; administration, interpretation and clinical implementation related to desk-type measuring instruments; instrumental procedures such as the videofluoroscopic evaluation of swallowing, videostroboscopy, and the endoscopic evaluation of swallowing; alaryngeal speech rehabilitation with emphasis on tracheoesophageal puncture;  the evaluation, management, and selection of alternative/augmentative communication devices/systems; and interventions with polytrauma/traumatic brain injury, cognitive and memory disorder.  Interdisciplinary opportunities are prolific. Outcomes/Evidence-based practice for treatment across communicative, cognitive and swallowing disorders is emphasized.

Interested applicants should submit the following:
1.  A letter of professional/career objectives 2.  Vitae/Resume 3.  Currently available graduate transcripts – official or unofficial 4.  Two letters of recommendation (1 faculty and 1 clinical supervisor)

Send to:                                                                                    For more information contact:
Joseph J. Langhans, Ph.D., CCC-SLP                                    Joseph J. Langhans, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
CW Bill Young VA Medical Center                                           Speech Pathology Section Chief
Bay Pines VA Healthcare System                                          (727) 398-6661 X14541 or
10,000 Bay Pines Blvd                                                           joseph.langhans@va.gov
P.O. Box 5005        ASPS (126)
Bay Pines, Florida 33744

USC Voice Center CFY Position Available

USC Voice Center

University of Southern California

CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP IN VOICE, SWALLOWING AND UPPER AIRWAY

Applications due no later than Friday, February 24, 2017

The University of Southern California is an equal opportunity employer

 

The USC Voice Center, Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Southern California will provide one highly qualified Speech Language Pathology candidate complete a 12 month, full time, paid fellowship position dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of people with voice, upper airway, and swallowing disorders. The USC Voice Center uses an inter-professional practice model staffed by specialists in Laryngology and Speech-Language Pathology who are recognized for their expertise and mentorship in disorders of voice, swallowing and upper airway. The Fellow will work closely with the faculty in interdisciplinary voice, dysphagia, and upper airway clinics gaining the experience needed to become a skilled independent practitioner under the mentorship of the USC Voice Center faculty. The candidate will be a member of the cutting edge Otolaryngology department at USC and have the benefits of academic and research endeavors with Otolaryngology residents, fellows, audiologists, and other faculty.

This clinical fellowship year offers experience and training in both diagnostic and therapeutic care of voice, professional voice, dysphagia, and upper airway disorders. Training in instrumental assessment including advanced flexible and rigid endoscopic laryngeal imaging, FEES, modified barium swallow studies and acoustic and aerodynamic voice assessment.  Care of the patient with laryngeal dystonia in inter-professional medical procedure clinics will provide the fellow with experience not often garnered during a clinical fellowship year. Clinical research opportunities are a hallmark of the fellowship given the resources offered through Keck Medicine of USC.

The candidate must have attended an accredited graduate program in speech-language pathology and have completed a master’s level course of study prior to beginning the position. All applicants must have graduate transcripts that allow for completion of the required California state temporary licensure (PCE for CF applicants) or full licensure for applicants with certification. Licensure is a 4-8 weeks process and must be completed prior to the start date.

 

The candidate must have solid experience in the evaluation and treatment of voice and swallowing disorders through graduate student work. The candidate must present a strong academic background. Experience in working with the singing voice and bilingualism is a plus.

 

Dates of the fellowship: September 1, 2017-August 31, 2018 (fellowship runs one year from start date)

 

Interested applicant should send the following information

1.     Letter of intent describing interest in the USC Voice Center Fellowship and your graduation date

2.     Curriculum vitae

3.     Unofficial graduate transcripts

4.     2 letters of recommendation with at least one from a clinical supervisor

 

Send to:  Please scan and submit in one email to ehapner@usc.edu

Edie R. Hapner, PhD CCC-SLP

Professor,

Caruso Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

USC Voice Center

Keck Medicine of USC

Dayton, OH VA CFY Position Available

ONE CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP POSITION AVAILABLE FOR FY 2017/2018

2 MASTERS 350 HOUR STIPEND POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR 2017/2018

DAYTON VAMC, DAYTON OHIO

DEADLINES FOR APPLICATIONS:   FRIDAY, February 6, 2017

Dayton VAMC is pleased to announce the following opportunities:  1 stipend for a Clinical Fellowship in Speech Pathology and 2 stipends for 350 hour Masters Level speech pathology student for the 2017-2018 year.

The Dayton VA is a level 1C-high complexity facility.   Historically, it is one of three VA’s commissioned by President Lincoln.  Our grounds are vast and picturesque with the primary hospital building as the main medical facility for INPT and OPT.  There is also another newly remodeled building for a large CLC. The CF will be involved in speech pathology programs at both buildings covering the continuum of care.

The Clinical Fellowship stipend is for 1 year and is considered a TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT without the potential to become permanent positions.   The CF positions are 40 hours per week with a compensation package that includes salary, health benefits and sick and annual leave.

The Masters level stipend is for a 350 – hour and is paid hourly.

The Clinical Fellowship may begin as early as July 24, 2017 or as late as September 1, 2017.

The (2) Masters level clinical rotations will be available Fall, Winter and Summer terms for 2017-2018.

The CF position will gain experience in the evaluation and treatment of adults with cognitive communication impairments, aphasia, motor speech disorders, dysphagia, fluency, TBI,  AAC and voice disorders in a variety of settings including ICU, acute care, inpatient rehab, extended care, outpatient and telehealth.  The CF can expect training in MBSS, FEES,  videostroboscopy, trach/vent, post laryngectomy voice restoration, communication devices and TeleSpeech services.   The CF will also have opportunities with speciality services including hospice, intensive care and work closely with ENT, rehabilitation unit, Polytrauma, and TBI team.

Instructions for applying:

                  • Please submit a resume, cover letter and 3 references by Monday 2-6-17 to be considered.
                  • Email  should read “2017 CFY Packet” and be submitted in single PDF when possible  to Denise.Ashworth@va.gov
                  • Contact information:  Denise Ashworth, MS,CCC-SLP (937)-268-6511;   X2240 for any questions.

SLP CFY Position with VA Medical Center in Long Beach, CA

The Speech Pathology Section at the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is pleased to announce a Clinical Fellowship position with a desired start date of Fall 2017.

The Clinical Fellowship is a full time position with a compensation package that includes salary, health benefits, and sick and annual leave. This is a temporary appointment that will last for one year. Only US citizens are eligible to apply.

Located in Long Beach, California, the medical center provides comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, and extended care programs. The Tibor Rubin VA is a 237 bed facility providing primary, secondary, and tertiary health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. It supports a 99 bed Community Living Center and an 85 bed Spinal Cord Injury Center. In addition, the Tibor Rubin VA is a Level III Polytrauma Center.

The Clinical Fellow can expect to gain experience in all areas of medical speech pathology, including evaluation and treatment of individuals with speech, language, cognitive, voice, and swallowing disorders. In addition, the Clinical Fellow will receive training and experience in the following: fluoroscopic and endoscopic swallowing evaluations, augmentative communication, laryngeal stroboscopy, and post-laryngectomy voice restoration. Patients are seen along the continuum of care from intensive care, acute rehabilitation, outpatient care, and long-term care.

Applications must be received via email by midnight on February 28, 2017. The application packet should include a statement of intent, resume, and graduate school transcripts. In your resume include contact information for three references who are familiar with your academic and/or clinical skills. Transcripts may be unofficial. These items should be submitted as a single PDF document. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Unsolicited references will not be reviewed.

Interested candidates may contact: Amanda Stephens, M.S., CCC-SLP amanda.stephens2@va.gov

2017 CFY Position at Los Angeles VA

2017 SPEECH PATHOLOGY CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY GREATER LOS ANGELES VA HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) is one of the largest health care facilities within the Department of Veterans Affairs, serving the 1.4 million Veterans who reside throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties. VAGLAHS consists of an acute care medical center, two ambulatory care centers, and ten community-based outpatient clinics and is affiliated with both UCLA and USC Schools of Medicine.

The Speech Pathology Department consists of nine full-time SLPs and serves the ICU, PCU, TCU, General Medicine, and Acute Rehab Units within the medical center as well as Community Living Centers, a Hospice unit, and a busy outpatient clinic. The department has close working relationships with many other services and is part of the Acute Rehab Team, ALS Clinic, Head & Neck Tumor Board, Parkinson’s Disease, Research, Education, and Clinical Center (PADRECC), and Polytrauma Clinic, among others. The Clinical Fellow will gain training and experience in the assessment and treatment of adults with aphasia, cognitive communication impairment, dysphagia, motor speech, and voice disorders in addition to working with special patient populations including head & neck cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, TBI, trach/vent, and AAC.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

o The Clinical Fellowship (CF) is a 12 month appointment and tentatively scheduled to begin July – September 2017.

o The CF will work 40 hours per week (Monday-Friday) with a compensation package that includes salary, health benefits, and sick and annual leave. o This is a temporary appointment without potential for permanent employment.

o Only US citizens are eligible to apply.

o Applicants with a strong academic background and/or clinical experience in neuroscience, neurogenic cognitive/ communication disorders, voice, and dysphagia are preferred.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING:

o Email the following to jenna.nuzzi@va.gov :  letter of interest  resume  graduate transcript (may be unofficial)  two letters of recommendation from faculty or clinical supervisors

o Send documents as a single PDF when possible.

o Email subject should read “2017 CFY Packet”.

o All application packets must be emailed by Friday, February 24, 2017 to be considered. Please contact Jenna Nuzzi, MS, CCC-SLP at jenna.nuzzi@va.gov or 310-268-3701 with any questions.

SLP for Inpatient in Yuma, AZ offering Mentorship for new grads

SLP for Inpatient in Yuma, AZ – offering mentorship for new grads

Inpatient 41 bed acute inpatient rehab hospital with an onsite outpatient facility. We are stroke and hip fracture certified through the Joint Commission.

We offer mentorship to new grads and have experienced staff they can learn from.

Diagnoses include CVA, TBI, Parkinson’s, some dementia and the occasional hip fracture/knee replacements that may be confused. We see a variety of dysphagia, aphasia,
cognition, voice typically.  We have FEES equipment. We also have VitalStim. We have a variety of diagnostic tools such as WAB, Boston, CLQT, RIPA-G and treatment materials
available as well.

Our friendly therapists have a wide range of experience and are teamwork oriented. The majority of our population is adult/geriatric with a variety of neurological and
orthopedic diagnoses.

Competitive salary based on experience, sign on bonus is $10,000 paid after 90 days of employment, and student loan reimbursement is $10,000 for outstanding student loans can
be applied for.  Employees can apply for another 10K for student loans at the end of their 2 year commitment.

We also offer up to $2,500 per year of reimbursement for CEU’s.  Plus we reimburse for license application/renewal.

Full benefits start the first day of work:

Medical & Dental Insurance
Vision insurance
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
401K plan is matched 50% up to 6% contribution. You are vested after 3 years

25 days of paid time off annually plus 7 holidays off and 2 days for continuing education. That is 34 days off each year with 25 of them rolling over.

25 days off per year, plus two education days per year.

Yuma is located 2.5 hours from Phoenix and 2.5 hours from San Diego.  Surrounded by small mountains, we are close enough to ski slopes for a weekend trip.  We have sand dunes
for recreational sports (they are the dunes in Star Wars and Space Balls).  We are minutes from Mexico.  Yuma is the 3rd fastest growing city in the US and recently rated the
3rd most desirable place to live in the country.

We hold the record for the most recorded hours of sunshine in a year, in the world!  Summers are definitely warm, but with the low humidity and close proximity to water
sports at the Colorado River, we stay nice and cool.  The winter here is beautiful.  No coats required and outdoor activities are a must.

Email resume:  pam@murdockrecruiting.com

Pam Murdock
Murdock Recruiting, Inc.

A Nationwide Recruitment and Placement Firm