Good Position for Recent Grad (UG or Postbac) — Research Assist at Seattle Institute for Biomedical and Clinical Research

SIBCR is seek­ing a full-time Research Assis­tant. For ques­tions regard­ing this posi­tion, please con­tact: hr@sibcr.org.

The Research Assis­tant will sup­port day-to-day oper­a­tions for a large clin­i­cal inter­ven­tion trial com­par­ing three non-pharmacological treat­ments (mind­ful­ness med­i­ta­tion, hyp­no­sis, and edu­ca­tion) for chronic pain. The posi­tion is based at the VA Puget Sound Health Care Sys­tem (VAPSHCS) and will be pri­mar­ily based at the Amer­i­can Lake Divi­sion in Tacoma, WA. Some travel to the VAPSHCS– Seat­tle Divi­sion and the Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton cam­pus in Seat­tle will be required.

The Research Assis­tant will have an oppor­tu­nity to par­tic­i­pate as a co-author on study papers use­ful for those apply­ing to grad­u­ate school.

Essen­tial Job Respon­si­bil­i­ties:
Under super­vi­sion and guid­ance from Inves­ti­ga­tors and Super­vi­sory Research Study Coor­di­na­tors, the Research Assis­tant will assume the fol­low­ing responsibilities:

 

  • Con­duct day-to-day clin­i­cal trial admin­is­tra­tion tasks, includ­ing sub­ject recruit­ment, screen­ing, study pro­ce­dures (e.g., informed con­sent, assess­ments,  sched­ul­ing of inter­ven­tion appoint­ments and study pro­ce­dures), data col­lec­tion and entry, main­te­nance of records.
  • Assist as requested with the main­te­nance of study reg­u­la­tory records, prepa­ra­tion of study doc­u­ments for audits and site vis­its, main­tain­ing approval of study from the VAPSHCS Insti­tu­tional Review Board (IRB).
  • Main­tain com­puter access, required trainings.
  •  Main­tain con­fi­den­tial­ity of sub­ject records
  • Gather, record, orga­nize, tran­scribe, enter and ver­ify accu­racy of research study data using Microsoft Access and SPSS.
  • Assist with the cler­i­cal and admin­is­tra­tive sup­port of the project.
  • Estab­lish and main­tain pos­i­tive col­lab­o­ra­tions with study par­tic­i­pants, inves­ti­ga­tors, and research and/or ana­lyt­i­cal staff at host or col­lab­o­rat­ing institutions.
  • Per­form related duties as required.

 

Require­ments:
Bachelor’s level train­ing in a rel­e­vant aca­d­e­mic area

 

Desir­able:

  • Strong orga­ni­za­tional, writ­ing and inter­per­sonal skills
  • Expe­ri­ence as a research assistant/associate work­ing on a clin­i­cal trial
  • Expe­ri­ence in a psy­choso­cial research setting
  • Expe­ri­ence using SPSS
  • Abil­ity to work independently
  • Excel­lent abil­ity to pay atten­tion to details
  • Strong work­ing knowl­edge of Microsoft Office Suite

Com­pen­sa­tion:

DOE (com­men­su­rate with expe­ri­ence) plus fringe.

 

Salary will be depen­dent upon expe­ri­ence. SIBCR offers excel­lent ben­e­fits (http://www.sibcr.org/employee-resources.html).

Please send resume and cover let­ter to: Human Resources, jobs@sibcr.org .

 

Seat­tle Insti­tute for Bio­med­ical and Clin­i­cal Research is an Equal Oppor­tu­nity Employer.

Opportunity to work with children with autism — ABA Therapist

Sum of Learn­ing is an agency that pro­vides behav­ioral and edu­ca­tional ser­vices for chil­dren with autism and other devel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties. They are recruit­ing for entry-level ther­a­pists. This is a great oppor­tu­nity for some­one look­ing for teach­ing and clin­i­cal expe­ri­ences. See below for the link to the flyer and more information.

Email your resume to:  info@sumoflearning.com

ABA Ther­a­pist Posting_SoL

Autism Therapy Assistant Position at Private Christian School in Bothell, WA

Posi­tion:    Autism Ther­apy Assis­tant for 2015–2016 School Year.

The Autism Ther­apy Assis­tant will run ther­apy pro­grams focus­ing on social and func­tional skills and pro­vide social and aca­d­e­mic sup­port at school.  The school is a pri­vate Chris­t­ian school located in Both­ell, WA.
This posi­tion is espe­cially suit­able for indi­vid­u­als who have a strong inter­est in work­ing with chil­dren on the autism spec­trum or those who are con­sid­er­ing purs­ing Mas­ters in speech-language pathol­ogy, occu­pa­tional ther­apy, spe­cial edu­ca­tion, psy­chol­ogy or a career in work­ing with chil­dren on the autism spec­trum as there are ample oppor­tu­ni­ties for obser­va­tions and col­lab­o­ra­tion with SLPs, OTs, and BCBA.  This posi­tion is super­vised by a Board Cer­ti­fied Behav­ioral Ana­lyst [BCBA].

Approx­i­mate Hours:   Mon­day through Fri­day 11:30–3:30 start­ing Sep­tem­ber 2015. Sat­ur­day hours avail­able. Posi­tion will start in the sum­mer with train­ing ses­sions if the suc­cess­ful can­di­date is available.

Posi­tion Descrip­tion:   Look­ing for a team-player to join our ther­apy team.  The ther­apy assis­tant will work under the direc­tion of our Applied Behav­ioral Ana­lyst (ABA)  Con­sul­tant  (Board Cer­ti­fied Behav­ioral Ana­lyst [BCBA]) and work col­lab­o­ra­tively with teach­ers, occu­pa­tional ther­a­pists, speech-language pathol­o­gists, and par­ents to ensure aca­d­e­mic and social growth in the stu­dent (6th grade).

The ther­apy assis­tant will pro­vide both aca­d­e­mic and social sup­port in main­stream class­room, recess, and lunch room set­ting to ensure pos­i­tive expe­ri­ence for the stu­dent (6th grade).  Aca­d­e­mic sup­port may include work­sheet mod­i­fi­ca­tion, some one-on-one teach­ing for math lessons, etc.  Social sup­port includes engag­ing in games and facil­i­tat­ing peer con­ver­sa­tions, etc.  The ther­apy assis­tant will also work with the stu­dent on ABA pro­grams focus­ing on social and func­tional skills.

Require­ments:

Must have expe­ri­ence work­ing with chil­dren.
Must be a team player and an excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tor.
Must be will­ing to learn, attend train­ing ses­sions, and attend team meet­ings.
Must have reli­able trans­porta­tion.
Must com­mit to work the 2015–2016 school year.
Must meet school reli­gious require­ment (Chris­t­ian or Catholic).


Pre­ferred Can­di­date Expe­ri­ences:
Pre­ferred can­di­date would have expe­ri­ence work­ing with chil­dren ages 8–12 on the Autism spec­trum (e.g., ABA ther­apy, DIR/Floortime, RDI, occu­pa­tional ther­apy, speech-language pathol­ogy, cognitive-behavioral ther­apy, or para-educator in a school set­ting, etc).

Pre­ferred can­di­date would have a Bach­e­lor Degree or have had at least one uni­ver­sity semes­ter in one of the fol­low­ing sub­jects:  Edu­ca­tion, Spe­cial Edu­ca­tion, Early Child­hood Edu­ca­tion, Psy­chol­ogy, Occu­pa­tional Ther­apy, Speech and Hear­ing Sci­ences, Speech Lan­guage Pathol­ogy, or Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Disorders.


Pay:   DOE        Sub­mit Resume to:  ainquiry@yahoo.com

 

 

 

2015 SLP Public Schools Award

Each year, our depart­ment rec­og­nizes two out­stand­ing stu­dents who have selected the Pub­lic Schools as their set­ting of choice to start their pro­fes­sional career.  We pro­vide a $2,000 mon­e­tary schol­ar­ship and spe­cial recog­ni­tion within the depart­ment as well as at the Pub­lic Schools Jobs Fair.   The appli­ca­tion is open now until July 31st at mid­night.  The Pub­lic Schools Award Com­mit­tee will select two win­ners.  All appli­cants will be noti­fied of the results by August 12th, with the offi­cial announce­ment occur­ring the week of August 17th.

If you are plan­ning to work in the pub­lic schools, please seri­ously con­sider apply­ing for this award.  Mon­e­tary ben­e­fits aside, this is an excel­lent award to have on your resume when the job search begins next year.

Here’s the link to the appli­ca­tion:  https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/nalarcon/38624

Caregiver/Nanny Position in Greenwood

Green­wood fam­ily look­ing for a care­giver and nanny. They are offer­ing full-time hours start­ing in late July and August, then about 25 hours dur­ing the school year. This unique oppor­tu­nity involves the typ­i­cal nan­ny­ing duties for a one year old and five year old, along with car­ing for the needs of a seven year old with phys­i­cal dis­abil­i­ties and some com­mu­ni­ca­tion chal­lenges (respon­si­ble for only 1–2 chil­dren at a time). Care­giv­ing duties include feed­ing, chang­ing and lifting/transferring between pieces of equip­ment (child weighs about 48 pounds). Excel­lent oppor­tu­nity to learn about and gain expe­ri­ence with phys­i­cal, occu­pa­tional and speech ther­apy. The right can­di­date will be inter­ested to learn about child devel­op­ment and spe­cial needs chil­dren and have a valid driver’s license. Will­ing­ness to be silly and have fun is a must!

Con­tact Mum­taz at mumtaz@zimbalist.net or 917–209-5685 for more info.

SLP Position — Georgia Department of Education (FT)

Post­ing Date: 04/06/2015
Apply by: Until Filled
Posi­tion Title: Speech Lan­guage Pathologist

Loca­tion:
Geor­gia School for the Deaf
232 Perry Farm Road SW
Cave Spring, GA 30124

Program/Unit:
Geor­gia School for the Deaf/Division of State Schools

Descrip­tion of Duties:
Under gen­eral super­vi­sion, pro­vides speech ther­apy ser­vices (assess­ing, diag­nos­ing, treat­ing, and help­ing to pre­vent speech, lan­guage, cog­ni­tive, com­mu­ni­ca­tion, voice, swal­low­ing, flu­ency, and other related dis­or­ders) to sup­port stu­dents’ Indi­vid­u­al­ized Edu­ca­tion Plans. Duties include pro­vid­ing sup­port to teach­ers and com­plet­ing eval­u­a­tions, pro­vid­ing writ­ten reports on the ser­vices pro­vided and eval­u­a­tions, and sub­mit­ting quar­terly IEP progress reports.

Min­i­mum Qualifications:

  • Pos­sess a Master’s degree in speech lan­guage pathology
  • Eli­gi­ble for Geor­gia Pro­fes­sional Edu­ca­tor cer­ti­fi­ca­tion in speech lan­guage pathology

Pre­ferred Qual­i­fi­ca­tions:
Pref­er­ence will be given to appli­cants who, in addi­tion to meet­ing the min­i­mum qual­i­fi­ca­tions, pos­sess the following:

  • Amer­i­can Sign Lan­guage (ASL) skills at Inter­me­di­ate or higher level as assessed by the Sign Lan­guage Pro­fi­ciency Inter­view (SLPI), ASL Pro­fi­ciency inter­view (ASLPI) or qual­i­fied professional
  • Expe­ri­ence in com­plet­ing audi­o­log­i­cal evaluations
  • Expe­ri­ence work­ing with stu­dents with vary­ing degrees of abil­ity levels
  • Three years of expe­ri­ence as a speech lan­guage pathologist

Salary/Benefits:
Salary is based on Teacher Salary Sched­ule with years of expe­ri­ence and type of cer­ti­fi­ca­tion. This is a 10-month posi­tion paid on a 12-month basis. Salary will be based on the num­ber of days worked. Ben­e­fit options include life, dis­abil­ity, den­tal and health insur­ance; annual/sick leave; and Employ­ees’ Retirement/Teachers’ Retirement.

Sub­mit a State of Geor­gia Appli­ca­tion for Employ­ment form* to:
Per­son­nel Office
Attn: Gail Blanken­ship
Geor­gia School for the Deaf
232 Perry Farm Road, SW
Cave Spring, GA 30124
Tele­phone: 706–777-2286
Fax: 706–777-2240
E-mail: gsdemployment@doe.k12.ga.us

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of appli­cants is estab­lished. Appli­ca­tions* will be eval­u­ated and only those meet­ing the qual­i­fi­ca­tions will be con­sid­ered. Top can­di­dates will be con­tacted for inter­views. No noti­fi­ca­tion will be sent to appli­cants except those who are selected for inter­views. Due to the large vol­ume of appli­ca­tions received by this office, we are unable to pro­vide infor­ma­tion on your appli­ca­tion status.

It is the pol­icy of the Geor­gia School for the Deaf not to dis­crim­i­nate on the basis of race, color, sex, national ori­gin, dis­abil­ity, genet­ics, or age in its employ­ment prac­tices.
In accor­dance with Pub­lic Law 99–603, also known as the Immi­gra­tion Reform and Con­trol Act of 1986, the Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion employs only U.S. cit­i­zens and law­fully autho­rized alien work­ers. All per­sons hired by the Geor­gia School for the Deaf are required to ver­ify iden­tity and employ­ment eli­gi­bil­ity and will undergo a crim­i­nal back­ground inves­ti­ga­tion.

*An appli­ca­tion is required; resume is optional. Appli­ca­tion should include day­time tele­phone num­ber and com­plete employ­ment his­tory with addresses and tele­phone num­bers. An Equal Oppor­tu­nity Employer

SLP CFY at The Lakeshore Professional Voice Center in MI

The Lakeshore Pro­fes­sional Voice Cen­ter, a divi­sion of Lakeshore Ear Nose and Throat Cen­ter in greater Detroit, Michi­gan, is pleased to announce a Speech-Language Pathol­ogy Clin­i­cal Fel­low­ship with a nego­tiable start date of July or August of this year.  The posi­tion is a 12-month, full-time fel­low­ship, ded­i­cated to the eval­u­a­tion and treat­ment of indi­vid­u­als with voice, swal­low­ing, and upper air­way dis­or­ders. It offers the oppor­tu­nity to work within a state-of-the-art voice cen­ter as a mem­ber of a multi-disciplinary team, par­tic­i­pat­ing in clin­i­cal, aca­d­e­mic, and research endeav­ors.  The team con­sists of a fellowship-trained Laryn­gol­o­gist, fellowship-trained Speech-Language Pathol­o­gist, and Singing Voice Specialist.

The suc­cess­ful can­di­date would demon­strate high scholas­tic and clin­i­cal achieve­ment, and be a grad­u­ate of an accred­ited Master’s pro­gram in Speech-Language Pathol­ogy.  The can­di­date must have first-hand clin­i­cal expe­ri­ence in the eval­u­a­tion and treat­ment of voice, swal­low­ing, and upper air­way dis­or­ders through their grad­u­ate pro­gram expe­ri­ence. The can­di­date must fur­ther demon­strate poten­tial for suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this fel­low­ship through a strong aca­d­e­mic back­ground and tran­script, as well as solid rec­om­men­da­tions of their clin­i­cal skill in the areas of voice and swal­low­ing. The can­di­date should present rec­om­men­da­tions sup­port­ing their abil­ity to oper­ate effec­tively and inde­pen­dently within the frame­work of a multi-disciplinary team. The can­di­date should demon­strate strong inter­per­sonal skills and self-motivation.  He or she should pos­sess spe­cific inter­est in diag­nos­tic, habil­i­ta­tive, and reha­bil­i­ta­tive voice care, as well as inter­est in par­tic­i­pat­ing in research related to Voice and Voice Dis­or­ders. Expe­ri­ence and aca­d­e­mic back­ground in the area of singing voice is pre­ferred.  The can­di­date should be eli­gi­ble for State of Michi­gan lim­ited licen­sure in Speech Lan­guage Pathology.

This fel­low­ship posi­tion offers expe­ri­ence and train­ing in:
–       acoustic and aero­dy­namic voice assess­ment
–       voice eval­u­a­tion and treat­ment meth­ods
–       flex­i­ble and rigid endo­scopic laryn­geal imaging/videostroboscopy
–       work­ing as a mem­ber of a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary voice team
–       devel­op­ing skills for assess­ment, treat­ment, and dis­charge plan­ning for indi­vid­u­als with voice, swal­low­ing, and upper air­way dis­or­ders
–       Flex­i­ble Endo­scopic Eval­u­a­tion of Swal­low­ing (FEES) stud­ies
–       evi­dence based meth­ods for voice and swal­low­ing treat­ment
–       research projects related to voice and upper air­way issues

The appli­ca­tion process is imme­di­ately open to all qual­i­fied can­di­dates.  Inter­ested par­ties should pro­vide the fol­low­ing infor­ma­tion by email to the address below:

1)    Cover letter/Letter of Intent, describ­ing candidate’s back­ground and inter­est in voice and swal­low­ing, and goals for a Clin­i­cal Fel­low­ship expe­ri­ence.
2)    Cur­ricu­lum vitae
3)    Three let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion: One let­ter must be from a clin­i­cal super­vi­sor who has first-hand knowl­edge of the candidate’s clin­i­cal skills.  Let­ters should be sent by the rec­om­menders, and not by the can­di­date. They should be sent directly to the address below in PDF for­mat.
4)    Offi­cial tran­script from the accred­ited insti­tu­tion with doc­u­men­ta­tion of grad­u­a­tion date or expected date of graduation

Please send all mate­ri­als for con­sid­er­a­tion by June 23, 2015 to:
Jean Skeff­in­g­ton, MA CCC-SLP
jeanskeff@gmail.com

Apply to Become a UW ELISS Fellow!

Do you want to make a dif­fer­ence in the world beyond your area of exper­tise? Do you enjoy engag­ing with a diverse peer group and with your community?

Yes? Then apply for Emerg­ing Lead­ers in Sci­ence and Soci­ety (ELISS), a col­lab­o­ra­tive lead­er­ship pro­gram for grad­u­ate and pro­fes­sional stu­dents hosted by the Amer­i­can Asso­ci­a­tion for the Advance­ment of Sci­ence.

If selected, you will col­lab­o­rate with an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary cohort of peers from the Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton and other cam­puses to tackle a com­plex soci­etal prob­lem. Fel­lows will meet with cam­pus and com­mu­nity lead­ers, con­vene inter­dis­ci­pli­nary dis­cus­sions, orga­nize a forum for local stake­hold­ers, and syn­the­size find­ings and rec­om­men­da­tions for a national audi­ence in Wash­ing­ton, D.C.  ELISS teams from the past two years have worked on prob­lems rang­ing from sus­tain­able pub­lic spaces to epi­demic preparedness.

In return for vol­un­teer­ing ~5 hours/week and trav­el­ing 3 times over the course of 15 months, you will gain lead­er­ship skills, join a diverse and dynamic pro­fes­sional net­work, and iden­tify oppor­tu­ni­ties to con­tribute to soci­ety through­out your pro­fes­sional and civic life.

Appli­cants are encour­aged to apply from all dis­ci­plines, includ­ing arts, sci­ences, human­i­ties, engi­neer­ing, and pro­fes­sional degree fields. To be eli­gi­ble, you must be enrolled in a grad­u­ate or pro­fes­sional pro­gram through the first term of 2017. To receive an appli­ca­tion, com­plete a 5-minute online Eli­gi­bil­ity Check. You must com­plete this step by Mon­day, June 8, 2015.

To learn more: Visit the ELISS web­site or email uw@elissfellows.org.

SLP CFY at the University of Kentucky Voice and Swallow Clinic

The Uni­ver­sity of Ken­tucky Voice & Swal­low Clinic is pleased to announce the oppor­tu­nity for one highly qual­i­fied grad­u­ate of an accred­ited speech-language pathol­ogy pro­gram to com­plete a 12-month fel­low­ship ded­i­cated to the eval­u­a­tion and treat­ment of peo­ple with voice and swal­low­ing disorders.

The Uni­ver­sity of Ken­tucky Voice & Swal­low Clinic is a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary cen­ter staffed by spe­cial­ists in speech-language pathol­ogy, singing voice, dys­pha­gia and head and neck can­cers. The can­di­date will par­tic­i­pate in mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary voice clin­ics, mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary head and neck can­cer clin­ics, mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary swal­low­ing clin­ics, and work in a state-of-the-art voice lab­o­ra­tory under the men­tor­ship of the Uni­ver­sity of Ken­tucky Voice & Swal­low Clinic pro­fes­sional staff. The can­di­date will be a mem­ber of a cutting-edge voice and swal­low clinic and have ben­e­fits of aca­d­e­mic and research endeavors.

The fel­low­ship offers expe­ri­ence and train­ing in:

- Advanced flex­i­ble and rigid endo­scopic laryn­geal imag­ing and videostro­boscopy in the adult and pedi­atric pop­u­la­tion
–  FEES stud­ies and mod­i­fied bar­ium swal­low stud­ies
–  Acoustic and aero­dy­namic voice assess­ment
–  Advanced voice eval­u­a­tion and ther­apy and work­ing closely with a singing voice spe­cial­ist
–  Exten­sive train­ing in evi­dence based meth­ods of voice and swal­low­ing ther­apy
–  Reha­bil­i­ta­tion of patients with head and neck can­cers includ­ing ala­ryn­geal speech/voice man­age­ment
–  Devel­op­ing inde­pen­dence in eval­u­at­ing and treat­ing adult and pedi­atric patients with voice and swal­low­ing dis­or­ders
–  Obser­va­tion of high speed laryn­geal imag­ing techniques

Dates for the fel­low­ship are August through July each year. The can­di­date must have grad­u­ated from a master’s level accred­ited pro­gram in speech-language pathol­ogy prior to July 1 of the year apply­ing for the fel­low­ship. The can­di­date must have 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 of their clin­i­cal skill, ini­tia­tive, and poten­tial for suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this fel­low­ship. Expe­ri­ence in work­ing with the singing voice or swal­low­ing, includ­ing mod­i­fied bar­ium swal­lows, is a plus.

The appli­ca­tion process opens June 1 and will remain open until the posi­tion is filled. Inter­ested can­di­dates should apply online with the following:

1) Cur­ricu­lum vitae
2) 3 let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion, includ­ing at least one let­ter from some­one who can com­ment on clin­i­cal skill
3) Offi­cial tran­script with doc­u­men­ta­tion of grad­u­a­tion date or expected date of grad­u­a­tion
4) Cover let­ter doc­u­ment­ing your back­ground and inter­est in voice and swal­low­ing and your goals for a CFY experience

Founded in 1865 as a land-grant insti­tu­tion adja­cent to down­town Lex­ing­ton, UK is nes­tled in the scenic heart of the Blue­grass region of Ken­tucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most cre­ative, and the braini­est cities in the nation, Lex­ing­ton is an ideal loca­tion to expe­ri­ence the work-life bal­ance that the Uni­ver­sity strives to pro­vide to its employ­ees.
See for your­self what makes UK one great place to work!

To apply for req­ui­si­tion DU01193 a UK Employ­ment Appli­ca­tion must be sub­mit­ted at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/67765 . If you have any ques­tions, con­tact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257‑9555 press 2 or email ukjobs@email.uky.edu.

Upon offer of employ­ment, suc­cess­ful appli­cants for cer­tain posi­tions must undergo a national back­ground check and pre-employment drug screen as required by Uni­ver­sity of Ken­tucky Human Resources. Uni­ver­sity of Ken­tucky is an equal oppor­tu­nity employer and encour­ages appli­ca­tions from minori­ties and women.