SLP Position in Selah School District No. 119 (Selah, WA)

The Selah School District is a medium sized district in central Washington looking for a full-time SLP for next year.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION:
The Speech/Language Pathologist shall be responsible for providing comprehensive
speech, language and hearing services for students on a referral and remedial basis.
Provide assessments, direct therapy and consultation, including development of IEP’s
and participating as a member of the MDT.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  1. Organize and conduct a remedial program for hearing and communication
    disordered students with a range of ages and handicapping conditions.
  2. Formulate with teachers the short and long term goals to meet individual student
    needs in the classroom to be written on the student’s IEP.
  3. Consult with teachers regarding students referred, scheduling and follow-up
    procedures.
  4. Maintain current data on students receiving therapy.
  5. Provide current speech and language evaluations for students.
  6. Provide staff and/or parents in-service consultation regarding implementation of
    current communication processes, and normal speech and language development.
  7. Consult with physicians and other agencies of the community regarding referrals and
    mutual exchange of information. Utilize and consult with resource agencies within
    and outside the community for program facilitation.
  8. Assist in curriculum evaluation as it relates to speech and language development
    and hearing conservation.
  9. Continue up-dating professional qualifications with current research existing in the
    field to meet the needs of the population.

COMPENSATION:

  • STATUS: FLSA Exempt
  • CLASS/GROUP: SEA
  • PAY TYPE: Salaried
  • PAY RANGE: As per salary schedule

EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL PREPARATION, OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:
Washington State Certification as a Speech and Language Pathology. Master’s Degree
in Speech and Language.

TRAINING PERIOD:
Provisional employee, as per RCW 28A.405.220, during the first two years of
employment by the District as a teacher, or during the first year of employment with the
District as a teacher if the employee has successfully completed two years of
employment in another school district in the State of Washington.

EVALUATION:
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Washington
State law, Board Policy and negotiated agreement.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS INVOLVE:

  • Endurance-moving about
  • Endurance-light lifting
  • Standing, walking, sitting: each for 1/3 to 2/3 of the time
  • Bending/stooping, kneeling/crouching, reaching, handling objects, talking, hearing, and seeing: each for up to 2/3 of the time

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • LOCATION: Work is predominately inside and generally provides protection from
    weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes.
  • STAIRS/STEPS: Occasionally ascends or descends stairs, steps, or similar uneven
    surfaces to access any required work area or other area related to functioning in the
    workplace.

LEARNING DEVELOPMENT DEMANDS:

  • REASONING: Applies principles of rational systems to solve practical problems and
    deals with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
    exists; interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or
    schedule form.
  • MATHEMATICAL: Computes ratio, proportion, and percentage. Calculates surfaces,
    volumes, weights, and measures. Calculates algebraic variables and formulas;
    monomials and polynomials; ratio and proportion variables; and square roots and
    radicals. Calculates plane and solid figures; circumference, area, and volume; and
    understands kinds of angles, and properties of pairs of angles.
  • READING: Reads literature, technical material and journals, financial reports, and legal
    documents.
  • WRITING: Prepares letters, expositions, summaries, and reports, using prescribed
    format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style.
  • SPEAKING: Speaks before groups with poise, voice control, and confidence, using
    correct English and well-modulated voice.

TEMPERAMENT REQUIREMENTS: 

  • INFLUENCING: Must write, demonstrate, or speak to persuade and motivate people to
    change their attitudes or opinions, participate in a particular activity, or learn a skill or
    information.
  • INTERPERSONAL: Must demonstrate willingness to allow interpersonal relationships in
    job situations beyond receiving work instructions.
  • DECISIVE: Must solve problems, make evaluations, or reach conclusions based on
    subjective or objective criteria, such as the five senses, knowledge, past experiences, or
    quantifiable or factual data.

RELATIONSHIP REQUIREMENTS:

  • COMPARING: Judges the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional
    characteristics, whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards.
  • COMPILING: Gathers, collates, or classifies information; reports and/or carries out a
    prescribed action in relation to the information.
  • ANALYZING: Examines and evaluates data; presents alternative actions in relation to
    the evaluation.
  • COORDINATING: Determines time, place, and sequence of operations or action to be
    taken on the basis of analysis of data; executes determinations and/or reports on
    events.

PEOPLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • SPEAKING: Talks with and/or signals people to convey or exchange information;
    includes giving assignments and/or directions to students, helpers or assistants.
  • SUPERVISING: Determines or interprets work procedures for a group of students,
    assigning specific duties to them, maintaining harmonious relations among them, and
    promoting efficiency.
  • INSTRUCTING: Teaches subject matter to others, or trains others through explanation,
    demonstration, and supervised practice; or makes recommendations on the basis of
    technical disciplines.

ACKNOWLEDGMENT: This Job description is intended to provide an overview of the requirements of the position. As such, it is not necessarily all inclusive, and the job may require other essential and/or nonessential functions, tasks, duties, or responsibilities not listed herein. The District reserves the right to add, modify, or exclude any essential or nonessential requirement at any time with or without notice. Nothing in this job description, nor by the completion of any requirement of the job by the employee, is intended to create a contract of employment of any type.

If you have any questions or want to learn more about the district, please contact Betty Lopez at bettylopez@selahschools.org. The job listing can be found at https://selahjobs.hrmplus.net/JobOpenings.aspx.

Audiologist Positions Open at Fuel Medical Group

Fuel Medical Group is currently recruiting for the following positions:

California

-Berkeley – Center for Early Intervention on Deafness

-Redding – Audiology Associates of Redding

-San Ramon – Diablo Hearing Services

-San Diego – San Diego Hearing Center (SDHC AuD v2)

  

Georgia

-Macon – Georgia Hearing Institute

 

Illinois/Iowa

-Moline/Clinton – Killean Audiology

 

Indiana

-Indianapolis – BalanceMD/Indiana Hearing Specialists 

    

Minnesota

-Fairmont – Fairmont Hearing Aid Service

 

Nebraska

-Lincoln – ENT Specialties (Audiologist at ENT Specialites)

New Jersey

-Holmdel/Tom’s River –  NJ Regional ENT – send inquiries to careers@fuelmedical.com

-Neptune – Coastal Ear, Nose & Throat

New Mexico

-Santa Fe – Southwestern Hearing Center (SWHC_NM Disp AuD v1)

 

New York

-Albany – Albany ENT & Allergy Services

  

North Carolina

-Asheville – Asheville Head, Neck and Ear Surgeons – DIRECTOR OPPORTUNITY!

-Charlotte – Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat (CEENTA_2018docx)

 

Pennsylvania

Pottstown & Phoenixville – Valley Forge ENT Associates

South Carolina

-Spartanburg – Spartanburg & Greer ENT (SandG ENT Clinical AuD)

 

South Dakota

-Dakota Dunes – Ear, Nose & Throat Consultants

 

Texas

-College Station – Texas ENT & Allergy (TX ENT_Allergy_Aud Ad v1 4.18)

 

Utah

American/Spanish Fork – Timpanogos Hearing & Balance

 

Wisconsin

-Eau Claire – DeFatta ENT

If you want more information on these postings or need help connecting with practices in your areas of interest, want to practice mock interviews, or want interview tips, please contact:

Christi Hamilton | Recruiting Specialist | Fuel Medical Group
(360)-949-1093 | chamilton@fuelmedical.com

 

 

CFY at William S. Middleton VA Hospital (Madison, WI)

Deadline for application: 4/15/19

Position begins: August/September 2019

A CFY position in speech-language pathology is available through the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the William S. Middleton Veterans Affairs Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.  This will be a blended fellowship training experience incorporating training through the Speech Pathology section and the GRECC.

The Speech Pathology Section serves inpatients, outpatients, and residents of a Community Living Center. CFs will interact professionally with specialty services including Neurology, ENT, Med/Surg, Nutrition, Nursing, and other rehabilitation therapies.  All CFs will gain experience and provide services in all areas of medical speech pathology, including evaluation/treatment of individuals with dysphagia, speech and language disorders, cognitive disorders, and voice disorders.  They will also gain specialized experience in cognitive rehabilitation for veterans with mTBI, neurogenic communication disorders, endoscopic procedures (FEES and videostroboscopy), head and neck cancer, and laryngectomy care. CFs will also participate in several weekly Geriatric based interdisciplinary clinics. Trainees will be integrated directly into these interdisciplinary geriatrics teams and through administration of standardized screening tools, will identify those Veterans who would benefit from additional dysphagia, speech/language, or cognitive intervention from the Speech Pathology service.  

They are seeking candidates with a strong interest in medical speech pathology, geriatrics, and dysphagia research, as well as a desire to grow professionally in a fast-paced, learning-oriented medical setting.

General Information:

  • CF positions are for one year
  • These are temporary appointments without potential to become permanent positions
  • Applicants with a strong academic background and/or clinical experience in neuroscience, neurogenic cognitive/ communication disorders, voice, and dysphagia are preferred.
  • Only US citizens are eligible to apply

Instructions for Applying:

*ALL APPLICATION DOCUMENTS MUST BE SCANNED AS A SINGLE PDF FILE AND EMAILED*

Application packets must contain:

  • A resume
  • A letter of interest describing your background, professional interests, and why you would like to be part of our team
  • Graduate program transcripts (can be unofficial)
  • 2 letters of recommendation from faculty or clinical supervisors (include these in your scanned email attachment, do not send separately)

Please email applications to jill.zielinski@va.gov and nicole.pulia@va.gov and contact 

Jill Zielinski, MS, CCC-SLP (Phone: (608) 256-1901 x17902) or Nicole M. Rogus-Pulia, PhD, CCC-SLP (Phone: (608) 256-1901 x11524) with any further questions.                                    

All application packets must be emailed by April 15th, 2019. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Potential CFY at Cottage Hospital (Santa Barbara, CA)

Cottage Hospital just posted a full time SLP position and is interested in the potential of opening it to a CFY. Strong medical SLP candidates in their second year are encouraged to apply.

Cottage Hospital offers competitive compensation and benefits, including relocation packages and new-hire bonuses, and programs for continuing education.

Interested in applying?

You can find the job posting at https://www.cottagehealth.org/careers

If you have any questions please contact Laura Cadwell, a former UW Med SLP grad and current Cottage employee, at lcadwell@sbch.org.

Volunteer Opportunity at Seattle Children’s Hospital

Seattle Children’s Hospital is looking for volunteers for their annual DHH (Deaf and Hard of Hearing) St. Patrick’s Day Carnival on 03/16! They’ve had UW students volunteer every year and would welcome the opportunity again this year.

The carnival consists of fun carnival games, face-painting, entertainment, sno-cones, and a light lunch for Deaf/hard of hearing children of all ages and their families. This free event is Saturday, March 16th from 11am – 2 pm in the Seattle Children’s Hospital Sound Cafe Dining Room.

Interested in volunteering? Please contact Amy Melick at amy.melick@seattlechildrens.org

SLP and CF Positions at Advanced Travel Therapy

Advanced Brochure

Advanced Travel Therapy hires Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists in multiple settings across all 50 states, including skilled nursing facilities, inpatient & outpatient, acute, home health, and schools.

They offer a Clinical Fellowship Program in a location of your choice, mentorship to help you “ease into your professional career,” and a New Grad Program which includes health, dental, and vision insurance and a 401(k) with company matching. In addition, they also take applications every semester for a $5,000 scholarship.

For more information, please refer to the attached brochure or apply online at https://www.advancedtraveltherapy.com/.

 

SLP Position at Sky Bridge Therapies (Lakewood, WA)

Sky Bridge Therapies is seeking a Pediatric Speech and Language Pathologist to join their team!

Sky Bridge Therapies is an independent pediatric speech, occupational and feeding therapy clinic in Lakewood, Washington. This facility is therapist and parent owned to provide a unique perspective and approach to therapy for the child and family. Their interdisciplinary approach provides occupational and speech therapy services that can be combined in one session or in back-to-back sessions making therapy more effective and accessible to families.

Each child is evaluated and provided an individualized treatment plan with a play based approach tailored to their needs. The Clinic Director/Head SLP is a certified SOS Feeding Specialist who works with an Occupational Therapist to develop weekly feeding plans and goals for all abilities each week. Their specially designed facility provides a fun, exciting environment that will keep patients motivated in working toward his or her goals.

Sky Bridge Therapies is a 4,400 square foot clinic equipped with a dedicated gym complete with a rock climbing wall, a lycra room, a scooterboard room, a dedicated feeding room, as well as therapy rooms suited for older children and younger children – there is something for everyone! Speech therapists use gyms and individual therapy rooms to help children meet their speech and language goals. Sky Bridge is also launching a teletherapy speech program to assist families who live in remote locations or who have a need for more than one session per week to obtain the treatment their child needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and prepare a plan of care
  • Monitor and assess patient care plans and programs
  • Draft and sign off on SOAP notes for sessions in a timely manner
  • Observe SLPA sessions and mentoring
  • Work in a collaborative environment with occupational therapists
  • Maintain a clean and healthy environment

Qualifications:

  • Speech Therapist certified and licensed to work in Washington State
  • Previous experience working with children with special needs
  • Ability to build rapport with children and communicate with parents effectively and compassionately
  • Passion to help and motivate others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to observe speech therapy assistants and provide feedback and treatment recommendations for patients
  • Ability to work well in an interdisciplinary approach with occupational therapists in co-treatment sessions
  • Ability to teach new approaches and concepts to occupational and speech therapists.
  • Ability to review and sign off on notes in a timely manner
  • Ability to complete reports and notes in an EMR system.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $75,000 – $80,000 (full-time)
  • Includes medical, dental, vision, and PTO

Please direct any questions to the Clinic Administrator/Owner, Wendy J. Cochran (wendy@skybridgetherapies.com), and apply online at https://skybridgetherapies.com/careers/.

 

SLP and CF Positions at Let’s Talk Therapy

The entire company is hiring, check the website for location preference (http://lttnow.com/).

Let’s Talk Now is hiring SLPs, CFs, and interns for both PRN and permanent placement. Both hourly and salaried positions with salaried positions starting at $65,000.

Let’s Talk offers benefits such as a high income potential, a student loan payback program, flexible schedules, vacation pay, a great work environment and more.

Apply online or email Teddy@lttnow.com with any questions.

Student Positions at the Odegaard Writing & Research Center (OWRC)

Application Due: Monday, April 8 at 11:59pm

The Odegaard Writing & Research Center (OWRC) is now hiring for multiple hourly student positions for the 2019-2020 academic year.

The OWRC is an interdisciplinary writing and research center that aims to support UW students, staff, and faculty on their diverse writing and research projects through one-to-one tutoring sessions, group tutoring sessions, workshops, and other programs.

OWRC tutors are undergraduate and graduate students from a wide range of academic fields, and the OWRC provides a rich learning environment for writers and tutors alike. The OWRC consistently hears from tutors that their work here is challenging and transformative.

Their Student Program Assistant is an undergraduate or graduate student from any academic field, who assists with the day-to-day operations of the OWRC, including office and programmatic support. While this is not a peer writing tutoring position, they are still seeking applicants who demonstrate reflection, metacognition, and empathetic listening.

Students can learn more about working in the OWRC by attending information sessions. The Center also encourages applicants to to bring their materials to the OWRC and discuss them with our current tutors—just make an appointment and come by.

If you have any questions, please contact the OWRC Staff (owrc@uw.edu).

Applying: 

If you or your colleagues know someone who might be both interested in and qualified to apply for work as a peer writing tutor or Student Program Assistant at the OWRC, please feel free to share the following link (https://depts.washington.edu/owrc/hiring) and encourage them to apply on Handshake by 11:59pm on April 8th.

SLP Position at the Brooke Army Medical Center (Fort Sam Houston, TX)

Full-time SLP position

Salary: $73,375 – $95,388 / year

The Brooke Army Medical Center is looking for a full time Speech Pathologist to work within their Traumatic Brain Injury clinic. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year experience working in an inpatient/outpatient rehab clinic and have a patient population that includes traumatic brain injury and stroke rehabilitation.

The job consists of cognitive rehabilitation, memory deficient patients, attention deficient patients, patients who are having difficulty with executive functions and processing times.

The speech-language pathologists must be able to assess, diagnose, treat, and help prevent speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, fluency, and other related disorders. They will be working in conjunction with physicians, social workers, psychologists, and other therapists. Best qualified candidates have experience in an inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation clinic setting; work with TBI or Stroke patients, and/or have experience in a polytrauma clinic.

The speech-language pathologist will be expected to use qualitative and quantitative assessment methods, including standardized tests and special instruments, to analyze and diagnose the nature and extent of speech, language, and swallowing impairments. They will also be required to develop an individualized plan of care, tailored to each Soldier’s needs.

The primary responsibility will be to help Soldiers develop, or recover, reliable communication and swallowing skills so they can fulfill their educational, vocational, and social roles. The SLP should initiate necessary therapeutic measures, conferring with physicians when indicated; consult with physician at appropriate intervals; ensure that the patient and significant others understand the treatment plan; advise patients and family of home program procedures to ensure maximal therapeutic gain and carry-over; and instruct hospital staff and others who may be involved in the plan of patient care.

The SLP will maintain appropriate records of patients under treatment and provide oral and written progress reports to referring physicians. They will provide instruction on the use and maintenance of prosthetic and therapeutic devices; fit and adjust various speech appliances; and advise patient or significant other on the care of therapeutic equipment.

The SLP will be expected to gain the confidence and cooperation of patients and their families and strive to motivate patients to achieve their fullest potential. They will provide professional advice or service to the requesting agency or physician and provide information to patients regarding both private and public therapy programs available in the community.

The SLP will also be expected to perform duties related to clinic administration: they will receive patients; obtain medical records and return the records to the Outpatient Records Section; complete forms for patient accountability and third party billing; transcribe and post pertinent data to the patient record; and schedule return appointments. Securing office supplies and ordering professional materials for patient care are also part of their responsibilities.

The SLP will perform other duties as assigned.

Instructions for Applying:

Email resumes and any additional questions to Kevin D. McKinley (kevin.d.mckinley.civ@mail.mil).