PhD Funding for Students Interested in Language and Literacy

We are pleased to make you aware of funding for PhD students in child language and literacy at the University of Cincinnati.   We have funding from the US Department of Education to provide stipends of $18,000 and full tuition over four years for students who wish to focus on language and literacy, cultural and linguistic diversity, and poverty.    I am attaching an abstract of the project.

We would like to talk with current master’s degree students or clinicians who wish to pursue careers in teaching and research.

Contact: Nancy Creaghead

SLP CFY: Emanuel Medical Center in Portland

The position is for a full year’s duration, starting in August (date to be determined), solely working with inpatients in acute care. It is posted as part-time, but typically works up to 40 hours per week and is definitely sufficient to complete the required fellowship hours. Prior acute care experience is strongly recommended.

 

The students and fellows who have done well here in the past possess the following qualities:

-Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing

-Critical thinking at a high level in fast paced environments

-A good balance between confidence and humility/openness to learning

-Seeks out guidance independently

SLP CFY: Independence Rehab (Burien, WA)

Independence Rehab just opened a new full-time SLP position at our facility Burien Nursing & Rehab in Burien, WA (www.burienrehab.com). This is a perennial 5-Star skilled nursing facility in the heart of Greater Seattle! The position is available starting June 1, 2016 and includes a great pay/benefits package including relocation assistance as necessary. The position is Mon-Fri 8:00-4:30, and we have a great SLP who would supervise you during your CFY. Check us out at www.indrehab.com and let me know you would like to be considered for the position!

OHSU Aging and Communication Symposium

The first OHSU Aging and Communication Symposium is on Saturday May 14th, 2016. The course is intended for medical professionals and researchers and will cover aging and various health conditions and their impact on communication, cognition, voice, speech, hearing, social relationships, and decision-making at the end of life. Presenters include researchers and clinicians with specialty expertise in these areas from OHSU and other institutions across the Pacific Northwest.

Links to a brochure with more information and the registration page are available here.

Spilt Milk Nannies (SMN) is looking for nannies

The Seattle branch of Spilt Milk Nannies (SMN) is looking for nannies! This position requires 3+ years of experience with children and your cooperation to become CPR certified and background checked. SMN connects you with a network of amazing families and you input your own schedule which allows the utmost flexibility!

SMN is owned by a former SPHSC major and some parents have requested more SPHSC students due to our knowledge in speech milestones and communication with the children.

Please inquire online at www.spiltmilknannies.com

 

SLP Position with ChildStrive (Lynnwood)

We are currently seeking enthusiastic professionals to join our team as a Speech Language Pathologist

Position: Speech Language Pathologist

Location:  Lynnwood         |       Schedule: 1.0 FTE

Position Summary

Responsible for providing individual therapy and consultation services to young children who have delays in the areas of speech and language and feeding disorders, as well as other areas of development.  Emphasis on building parent capacity to provide support to their child’s area of concern during daily routines, using parent coaching strategies. Serves as primary coach (case manager) and acts as a Family Resources Coordinator for assigned cases. Provides early invention services in child and family’s natural environment in Snohomish County.  Maintains confidentiality of all information as required.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders
  • Must be licensed to practice in Washington State.
  • Willingness to provide services in child’s natural environments.
  • Must possess a valid WA State Driver’s License, have automobile insurance, and be able to use own vehicle on the job with a mileage reimbursement.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), preferred

About Our Organization

ChildStrive is a growing non-profit organization dedicated to serving our community.  Our mission is to advance the quality of life for ALL children, focusing primarily on children ages birth to three years with, or at risk of developmental delays and disabilities. Our vision is that all children will be ready to succeed in school and in life.  We utilize a parent coaching model empowering and enhancing families in their abilities to support the development of their children.   Our staff (therapists, educators, nurses and social workers) participates as members of small interdisciplinary teams of qualified professionals providing early childhood intervention and family support resources to our clients.

Learn more by visiting www.childstrive.org

To be considered email your resume and cover letter to employment@childstrive.org

Benefits

Join a team dedicated to changing the lives of others while enjoying excellent benefits which may include:

– Competitive wages                       – Health Insurance                                          – Paid Vacation

– Flexible Schedules                         – Dental Insurance                                          – Paid Sick Time

– 48 work weeks per year              -Matching 403(b) retirement plan               – Paid Holidays

*Eligibility dependent on minimum hours worked criteria

ChildStrive participates in the E-Verify program and is an equal opportunity employer

EEOC/AA – All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion or natural origin, creed, marital status, age, Vietnam era or other veterans’ status, or mental or physical handicap.

SLP Position in Natrona County School District (WY)

Looking for a job in Speech-Language Pathology?

Natrona County School District, located in Casper, Wyoming, is seeking a full time Speech-Language Pathologist for the 2016-2017 school year.

Benefits Include:

  • Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Competitive Salary
  • Continuing Education Opportunities

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree
  • ASHA Certified (CF opportunities available)

Natrona County School District is committed to providing optimum learning opportunities for every child. We know that today’s students need far more than the traditional reading, writing, and arithmetic lessons. In NCSD, we strive to provide all students with optimum learning opportunities and the tools, skills, and knowledge they will need to be successful in the 21st century.

For more information go to www.natronaschools.org and click on the careers tab, or contact Ted Hanson or Norm Cox at (307) 253-4600.

To apply for this position please complete the online application process at www.natronaschools.org by clicking on the careers tab and going to the recruitment management link to create a username and password. In addition to this, please send a letter of interest and a resume to Ted Hanson or Norm Cox at 500 S. Jefferson, Casper, Wyoming 82601.

Tenure-track, Assistant Professor Faculty position in SLP at University of Arkansas

Faculty Position

Department of Audiology & Speech Pathology

College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock &

College of Health Related Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Position: Applications are invited for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track, assistant professor faculty position in speech-language pathology. The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology is a consortium between the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Priority given to persons with expertise in adult medical speech-language pathology, e.g., dysphagia, motor speech disorders, cognitive communication disorders, voice, fluency, and AAC.  Salary will be dependent upon qualifications.

Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate, M.S. and/or Ph.D. courses; developing and conducting programmatic research; seeking grant funding; mentoring student research; and providing university, community, professional service, and assisting with clinical education.

Minimum qualifications:  Ph.D. in Speech-language Pathology or closely related field (individuals within one year of completion of their doctoral degree requirements may be considered). Individuals with CCC-SLP and university teaching experiences are desired. It is essential that this individual possess strong research and grant writing skills, as well as strong interpersonal and organizational abilities.

Programs: The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (UALR), and two CAA-accredited graduate degree programs (UAMS)—a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (speech-language pathology) and a Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.). In addition, a Ph.D. degree program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is offered through an expanded consortium between UALR, UAMS, and the University of Central Arkansas (UCA), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. For further information: http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/programs/audandspeechpathology/

UAMS is the state’s largest basic and applied research institution, providing outstanding clinical services through the main campus as well as eight regional centers. UAMS includes seven institutes of excellence (i.e., Aging, Cancer, Eye, Myeloma, Spine & Neurosciences, Psychiatric Research, and Translational Research) and houses the Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) and the Voice and Swallowing Center. UAMS is a certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center and is affiliated with the Central Arkansas Veterans Administration Hospital and Arkansas Children’s Hospital (both also located in Little Rock).

Little Rock is a progressive city which offers an excellent quality of life. In fall of 2013, Kiplinger’s rated Little Rock the #1 mid-sized city in the U.S. The capital city and North Little Rock  include art, music, and theatre venues, a symphony orchestra, outstanding restaurants, and museums. The William J. Clinton Presidential Center is also located in Little Rock near the beautiful Arkansas River. Central Arkansas is nationally known for hiking, fishing, camping and boating opportunities. See http://www.littlerock.com

To apply: Submit a current curriculum vitae and a letter of application. The names of at least three professional references should be submitted as part of the application. References will only be contacted for finalists and only with consent. The position is available beginning July 1, 2016. Electronic submission of materials are encouraged, and should be submitted to the Chair of the Search Committee.

Donna J. Kelly, Ph.D. (djkelly@ualr.edu)

UAMS/UALR Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology

2801 South University Avenue

Little Rock, AR 72204

Phone: (501) 569-3154   Fax: (501) 569-3157

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

UAMS and UALR are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers.

Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to full disclosure.

 The individual hired must have legal authority to work in the United States.

VA Seeks Student Volunteers

The VA Puget Sound is looking for 4 highly motivated and reliable undergraduate Speech Pathology students who are able to commit to one full year (minimum of 4 hours/week) of volunteering in our department. Successful applicants should be self-starting individuals capable of working independently, yet are comfortable asking for guidance when the time arises. Individuals will have the opportunity to interact not only with SLP clinicians, but with all levels of hospital staff. Including resident and attending doctors, nurses, radiology technician, PT’s, OT’s, nutrition, mailroom and warehouse staff.  Start date will be summer of 2016!

Position duties includes various administrative duties and clinician projects (i.e., assisting with appointment confirmation calls and/or prosthetic follow-up calls, scanning, copying, laminating, data input, and helping to manage our equipment inventory (AAC, alaryngeal, cognitive prosthetics). Position also includes direct patient care contact as we often need a second set of hands when we are performing a VFSS, FEES, Stroboscopy or even while changing a voice prosthesis on a patient with a laryngectomy. We “pay” the student volunteers with observational opportunities as well as access to our educational conferences or grand rounds on site.  Past volunteers have clocked over 100 observation hours!

Interested parties should email Amy.Gentzkow@va.gov with a short paragraph describing why they wish to volunteer at the VA by 05/11/16 as well as best dates/time for a phone call.

Amy Gentzkow, MA-CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathology Program Manager

VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Office Phone:  206-764-2774

Pager:  206-416-1637

Fax:  206-764-2672

 

Seattle Division

1660 So. Columbian Way

Seattle, WA  98108

 

American Lake Division

9600 Veterans Drive

Tacoma, WA  98493