Volunteer for a Library Study and Earn up to $500

Volunteer for a library study and earn up to $500!

Are you a first-generation college student?

Are you a current UW student and at least 18 years of age?

Are you interested in making up to $500 this Winter quarter?

If so, consider volunteering for the UW Libraries Participatory Design study. The process will involve one or more interactive and creative activities per session. Participants and the UW Libraries will collaboratively work together to identify and create a UW Libraries service or resource that meets the specific needs of first-generation college students.

Selected participants will:

  • Be compensated at $25 per session. Payment will be distributed monthly via Husky Card or gift card.
  • Have refreshments at each session
  • Commit to two 1.5 hour sessions per week this Winter Quarter (1/6/20 – 3/13/20).
  • Have the opportunity to co-design and present research about the study.

Additional details about the study will be discussed at the first session.

Application:

To volunteer to be a participant, complete the Volunteer Interest Form. The form will be open until December 2.

SLP Position from HCRI

A non-profit organization providing services for children and adults with disabilities and their families is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist SLP – Pediatrics. The organization is known for a softer, more compassionate touch in dealing with patients.

Job Description and Main Responsibilities:

  • SLP will work Monday through Friday; Full-time; Permanent
  • SLP is responsible for directing center-based ABA programs for children with autism while working collaboratively with a team of BCBA’s
  • SLP will join a team that treats children with autism, with the goal of accelerating their development
  • SPL will provide training to both team members and families
  • SPL will conduct assessments, create treatment plans, and monitoring each child’s progress
  • SLP will join a team that is growing, with high retention rate, strong team-work, and great orientation
  • SLP will attend continuing education workshops to enhance professional skills to main tail licensure and certification
  • SLP will provide support for children age birth – 21 years of age
  • SLP will be required to provide direct support in homes & daycare settings as needed
  • SLP must be able to lift and move 25 pounds

Required experience:

  • Experience with children with physical and or developmental delays
  • ASHA and CCC Certification is preferred
  • Experience using an HER system preferred
  • Current first aid and CPR from birth to older
  • Current driver’s license with proof of insurance in state of residency

Benefits and Pay:

  • 36.00-45.00/hr
  • PTO
  • Health, Dental, Medical insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
    • Help families implement recommendations from child’s physician and/or seek additional
    • This role is 1/3 in office, 1/3 remote and 1/3 standard paperwork.

MUST HAVE a Washington State Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. NO prior Pediatrics experience needed.

Pay with Vision, Dental, Health and Life insurance, 401k + 4% matching, EAP and continuing education.

Application:

For more information about this position or how to apply, please contact Alisa Bruegger at alisa.bruegger@hcrnetwork.com.

SLP Position in Everett Public Schools

Everett Public Schools is looking for a Speech and Language Pathologist as a leave replacement for the 2019-2020 school year.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. As a school speech language pathologist:
    • Provides speech and language testing and evaluations of students referred to the speech language pathologist.
    • Develops and maintains a schedule of services to assure the needs of all assigned students are met.
    • Maintains individual student service records as required by the federal government,
      state, district, and sound professional practice.
    • Provides diagnostic audiology services as applicable.
    • Provides habilitative or rehabilitative services for those students identified as having
      speech, language, or hearing problems.
    • Provides consultative services to appropriate personnel (i.e. teachers, administrators,
      parents, etc).
    • Maintains ongoing records for each individual case (speech, language, hearing).
    • Initiates and updates short-term and long-term goals for each case annually on an
      individual education program form, with signed parent approval.
    • Provides assistance for training of other personnel (i.e. practicum students, student
      teachers, helpers, etc.).
    • Provides input in regard to developing and conducting research in speech and hearing
      and pupil services department.
    • Works closely with reading specialists, literacy coaches, special education teachers,
      occupational therapists, physical therapists, school psychologists, audiologists, guidance
      counselors, and social workers, in addition to others.
    • Works with school and district administrators in designing and implementing programs.
    • Work includes data-based decision making, including gathering and interpreting data
      with individual students, as well as overall program evaluation.
  2. Actively participates in faculty and grade level or department meetings, assist building
    efforts to plan, budget, implement, and evaluate the school’s program and to do related work as required. In carrying out these responsibilities, follows school policy and procedures, standard practices, and approved curriculum, and will actively and positively support the school vision.
  3. Is constantly observant of the needs and challenges of students and promptly engages an
    administrator or appropriate educational staff associates when the there is reason to suspect or reasonably believe that a student is at risk or in danger. The teacher serves as a positive role model for students and practices the behaviors that are expected of students.
  4. Assists in the supervision of students at school activities and events. Remains vigilant of students throughout the school day and the school location, taking the initiative to engage students when students are acting inappropriately or in inappropriate locations for the time of day.
  5. Establishes a professional growth plan and annually review the plan and progress with the
    administrator.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Have successful experience working with culturally diverse families and communities  or have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with a diverse population.
  2. Valid Washington State Educational Staff Associate (ESA) Speech Language Pathologist certificate
  3. Master’s degree in speech pathology from an accredited college or university
  4. Ability to understand procedures and function in a school system with regard to the special part health services play in the overall education of the student
  5. Ability to work cooperatively with students and their parents, district staff, and community members who are culturally, racially, and linguistically diverse
  6. Ability to effectively communicate with parents, students, and staff verbally and in writing.
  7. Commitment to collaboration and teaming and effectiveness in working within a professional learning community.
  8. Evidence of continuous professional learning and a commitment to participate in professional growth opportunities and self-reflection on professional practice.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Certificate of clinical competence (CCC)
  2. Experience working with, or knowledge, of Limited English Proficient students.
  3. Bilingual skills
  4. Successful experience teaching in a diverse student environment.
  5. Successful experience in a team teaching environment.

Application:

To view the whole job description or to apply, please click here.

SLP Helpers Wanted at TLC ASHA Booth

COMING TO ASHA 2019?

Be a TLC helper for just 1 hour at Booth 1072.

Why? You’ll have fun with the whole TLC team, meet lots of incredible attendees and earn a valuable gift!

Plus…they need you! Giving away $100 of freebies to all attendees & passing out prizes from their famous TLC wheel, they’ll be one of the busiest booths again this year.

Hurry!

TLC is scheduling on a first come, first served basis.

Use the link below by Friday, Nov. 15th to apply to be a helper! TLC will contact you to let you know if you’re chosen and what your time slot(s) will be. The gift they’re giving is revealed in the application form!

Click here to apply to be a helper!

For more information about TLC, visit their website by clicking here.

KHRS and RehabCare SLP Job Openings

Begin your career with Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (KHRS) and RehabCare!

They are immediately interviewing Speech Language Pathology new grads for positions nationwide! With locations across the U.S., they are bound to have an opportunity that fits your interests! A list of New Grad Eligible opportunities detailing setting, full-time vs. part-time and highlighting bonus eligible openings can be found here – New Grad Eligible Opportunities.

RehabCare and KHRS offers: Mentorship For New Grads, Outstanding Benefits, Generous Starting Salaries, Career Ladders, CEU & Licensure Reimbursements, Flexible Scheduling and much more. For select positions, KHRS and RehabCare also offers: Tuition Forgiveness, Relocation Assistance & Sign-On Bonus.

Students can apply to these positions, as well as view all opened positions, at http://jobs.kindredhealthcare.com.

For more information, contact:

Brooke Doherty
314.659.2646
Brooke.Doherty@Rehabcare.com

Scholarship for Grad Students Pursuing a Degree in Therapy

Advanced Travel Therapy is awarding a $5,000 scholarship to a deserving student currently pursuing a graduate degree in Physical, Occupational, or Speech therapy. There are no strings attached, they are thrilled to be able to give back to hard working therapy students.

Students can apply for the scholarship by completing the application here. The deadline to apply is 12/5/19.

Please contact Jennifer Martin at Jennifer.Martin@gowithadvanced.com with any questions.

ACI Alliance CI2020 Overview and Student Opportunities

The American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance (www.acialliance.org) invites students and residents with an interest in hearing loss and auditory implants to attend the CI2020 International, which will be held March 18-21, 2020 in Orlando, FL.

Students will be provided a discounted students’ rate and the ACI will be offering student scholarships to attend the conference, along with a poster competition opportunity.

This conference will provide students the occasion to meet over 1300 physicians, audiologists, speech pathologists, educators, hearing scientists, and members of the industry.

Conference Details

The conference will be held March 18-21, 2020 at The Hyatt Regency in Orlando, FL. This conference will gather clinicians and scientists in the Cochlear Implant field; it will explore a comprehensive set of emerging issue topics relating to cochlear implants and other auditory hearing devices. This conference will bring together audiologists, surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, educators, researchers, and industry representatives for an educational, thought-provoking dialogue and collaborative inquiry.

More detailed information on the conference and student competitions will be available in the next few weeks.

Student Discounts and Scholarships Due December 13

Students will receive a reduced registration rate and ACI Alliance is offering scholarship opportunities as part of a competitive process for a limited number of students/fellows. Scholarship awards will include registration, a $120 travel stipend to help offset expenses, and a one-year student membership in ACI Alliance. Scholarship recipients are required to attend the conference in full. Application forms are available now and due no later than December 13, 2019 https://www.acialliance.org/page/CI2020.

Student Poster Competition (abstracts now closed)

A Student Poster Competition will be held for those enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, residency, or fellowship program. An academic adviser or another university official must verify student/resident status. Visit https://www.acialliance.org/page/CI2020 to review additional details. Submission for abstracts is now closed for CI2020.

For more information: 

Visit https://www.acialliance.org/page/CI2020 or contact Donna Sorkin at dsorkin@acialliance.org.

UF is Recruiting Ph.D Students

Potential Ph.D. Students Invited to Apply!

The University of Florida Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) is actively recruiting enthusiastic and well-qualified applicants for the Ph.D. program.  This program prepares graduates to do state-of-the-art research in a variety of the sub-fields of communication sciences and disorders using many different methodologies. Mentors in both Audiology and Speech/Language are available. Former students have had a strong record of finding high-profile post-doctoral fellowships and faculty positions.

Program Description:

Ph.D. students in this department earn the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences, and typically finish the program in about 4 years. The Rehabilitation Sciences program at UF includes Ph.D. students from SLHS, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy. The advantage of this program is that students are immersed in interdisciplinary research and collaboration from the beginning of their programs. Students receive comprehensive training in theory, analysis, and dissemination of their research, as well as in-depth research experience in their chosen area of interest.  All accepted Ph.D. students receive a stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance.

Location:

Their department and the Rehabilitation Sciences degree program, which are part of the College of Public Health and Health Professions, are situated within the bustling UF Health Science Center, which also includes the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine, as well as UFHealth-Shands Hospital.  UF is currently ranked #8 among state universities, and is located in beautiful Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville is great place to live. It has a relatively low cost-of-living, affordable housing, and a high quality of life, leading it to be listed #38 in the 100 Best Places to Live in America 2018. Commutes are short, with most faculty and staff living within 10 miles of campus, and most students living even closer. Gainesville has a lively cultural scene and is surrounded by beautiful parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

Application:

Priority will be given to applications completed by December 7, 2019.  For more information, please contact Dr. Lori Altmann, Ph.D. Program Director (laltmann@ufl.edu), who will be available to meet with potential Ph.D. students at ASHA.

 

Full Time Permanent SLP Positions

Heart & Soul Healthcare is looking for full time SLPs! Heart & Soul specializes exclusively in securing quality Full Time Perm PT, OT, and SLP positions in all settings nationwide.  With over a decade of industry expertise, they’re here to help!

Available Positions:

Adult/Medical –

  • New York:  Hospital covering SNF (some OP) an hour north of Lake Placid – CFs Welcome!
  • Louisiana:  SNF position 45 minutes north of Alexandria

Pediatrics – CFs Welcome

  • Connecticut:  Special Ed Private School 30 minutes south of Springfield, MA
  • New York:  Two School positions an hour & a half south of Buffalo (NYS Teaching Certification required)
  • New York:  Home Health position in the Rochester area (NYS Teaching Certification required)
  • Florida:  OP Position in the Fort Lauderdale area (bi-lingual Spanish)
  • Georgia:  Early Intervention an hour northwest of Marietta
  • Texas: Two OP Clinic positions an hour north of Houston
  • North Dakota:  Two OP Clinic positions in the Bismarck area
  • Alaska:  OP Clinic in Anchorage & School positions in the Fairbanks & Wasilla areas

If interested, please contact Kent Skates at kent@heartandsoulhc.com with a resume and the best time to talk about more details.

SLP Position in Oak Harbor Public Schools

You are invited to apply to join the dynamic team at Oak Harbor Public Schools. Their district is recognized at the state and national levels for its award-winning programs and opportunities for students. The Oak Harbor community offers an outstanding quality of life on beautiful Whidbey Island.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Washington State Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certificate with SLP endorsement
  • Current license for billing Medicaid
  • Strong language development background
  • Ability to evaluate and write IEP’s
  • Ability to relate positively to and communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable Washington State and Federal rules and regulations
  • Flexibility, and positive attitude required
  • Personal vehicle is required for transportation to various sites
  • Experience working in a school setting preferred

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a 1.0 FTE position. The Speech Language Pathologist provides evaluative, habilitative (therapy), and consultation services for students with disabilities in need of language, speech, or hearing therapy.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Terms of employment for a 1.0 FTE certificated staff member during the 2019-2020 school year include a 182-day work year and supplemental pay, which is available after meeting district requirements. Each employee is also eligible to receive twelve sick leave days and three annual leave days. Salary placement is based on the State Salary Schedule. For the 2018-2019 school year, the total compensation ranges from $53,725 for a person with a Bachelor’s degree and no experience to $102,479 for a person with a Master’s degree + 90 credits and 16 years of experience. During the 2018-2019 school year, $843.97 per month is provided to help a full-time employee defray the cost of health premiums that includes mandatory dental, vision, and long term disability insurance; and optional medical, salary, and life insurance. If employed less than full time (1.0 FTE), days, salary, and health premiums are pro-rated based on FTE.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
EMPLOYMENT BEGINS: Immediately

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION: Selection for interviews will be made on the basis of candidate’s completed application materials. Please visit their website, www.ohsd.net, and follow the instructions found under the Jobs tab for completing your application online. Only completed/pending applications will be considered. Questions may be
addressed to: jobs2@ohsd.net or 360.279.5000.