Research-based CFY (Southern CA)

Research-based CF position in southern CA working on a research project that focuses on assessment and treatment of pragmatic language skills (school age group). This position offers a unique opportunity to gain experience in research data collection, interpretation of results and research article preparation.

Starting salary is $84.000. Relocation assistance of $2000 will be provided.

Contact Adriana Lavi, Program Director at adriana@laviinstitute.com or (909) 724-8564!

Clinical Assistant Professor, Towson University (Baltimore, MD)

Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology & Deaf Studies
College of Health Professions
CHP-N-3236

Position:
The College of Health Professions invites applications for a full-time, 10-month faculty position at the Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor rank beginning August 2019.

Qualifications:

  • Degree and credentials: (1) Master’s degree or doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology, (2) ASHA CCC-SLP certification, and (3) current (or eligible for) unencumbered Maryland license as a speech-language pathologist.
  • Experience: Clinical experience in one or more of the following areas: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), child language development and disorders, speech sound development and disorders, and/or phonetics. Clinical supervision, didactic teaching and/or
    research experience in these areas is preferred (especially AAC).

Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include supervision of students providing clinical services on campus; undergraduate and graduate class instruction; academic advising; university, community, and professional service; and scholarship expectations including on-going professional education and maintenance of clinical excellence. In addition, responsibilities may include mentoring writing
abilities in undergraduate and graduate students, collaborative research, and interprofessional education (IPE).

Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies:
The Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies currently has 23 full-time faculty who teach over 500 undergraduate majors across two baccalaureate degree programs: Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, and Deaf Studies. The department’s graduate programs enroll over 80 students in the Master’s degree program in Speech Language Pathology, and over 40 students in an Audiology clinical doctorate program. In addition, the
department is responsible for administering the Towson University Speech and Language and Hearing and Balance Centers that serve over 1,000 clients each year in the greater metropolitan Baltimore community. Towson University offers excellent fringe benefits including leave, health and life insurance options, pension plan, and tuition waived education for employees and immediate family.

Towson University:
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U.S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 18,000 undergraduates and approaching 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions,
liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Applicants are advised to submit all application materials no later than January 30, 2019. Materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation from professional references.

Electronic submission of materials is preferred. Application materials
should be directed to:
Dr. Christina Pelatti
Faculty Search Chair
Email: cpelatti@towson.edu
Phone: 410-704-5375
Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology & Deaf Studies
Towson University
8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD 21252-0001

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CHP-N-3236.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Speech Pathology CFY, Jesse Brown VA Meical Center (Chicago, IL)

Desired start date: Summer 2019

Deadline for Applications: 5:00pm CST February 22nd, 2019

One full-time CF position in Speech-Language Pathology is available at JBVAMC located in the Illinois Medical District, two miles west of downtown Chicago. The Speech Pathology Section is comprised of a dynamic, collaborative healthcare team serving inpatients, acute inpatient rehab, residents of the Community Living Center and outpatients. The CF will interact professionally with specialty services including Medicine, ENT, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Nutrition, Nursing, and other rehabilitation therapies. The CF 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, voice disorders, etc. The CF may also gain specialized experience in cognitive rehabilitation for veterans with TBI/Polytrauma, laryngectomy care, and telehealth. We are seeking a candidate with a strong interest in medical Speech Pathology and a desire to grow professionally in a fast-paced, learning-oriented medical setting.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Monday-Friday CF position is 12 months and a temporary appointment without potential to become a permanent position

Applicants must have a strong academic background and/or clinical experience in neuroscience, neurogenic cognitive/communication disorders, dysphagia, voice, and evidence-based practice

– Late or incomplete applications will not be considered

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING:

Email the following (in a single PDF document) by 5:00pm CST 2/22/2019 to Rachel.Kesler@va.gov

Resume

Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts

– 2 letters of recommendation

Letter of intent describing your clinical interests and why you would like to be part of our team

– Clinical Experience Questions Document (see attached)

Anticipated time frame for interviews is late March/early April,2019 for selected applicants. For further information or questions, interested candidates may contact Rachel Kesler, M.S., CCC-SLP at Rachel.Kesler@va.gov or (312) 569-7526.

 

Clinical Experience Questions

Hours of clinical experience with adults:

Setting    /   Number of hours

Outpatient clinic

Acute inpatient care

Inpatient rehab/Rehab hospital

LTAC/SNF

Prior or upcoming VA placement

 

Dysphagia experience with adults

Successful completion of MBSiMP training   

Yes             No

 

Estimated number the following:

  • Bedside/Clinical Swallow Evaluations
    • Observation:
    • Administration & Interpretation:              
  • Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies
    • Observation:                                      
    • Administration & Interpretation:              
  • Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
    • Observation:                                      
    • Administration & Interpretation:              

CFY, Dayton VA (Dayton, OH)

Dayton VAMC is pleased to announce the following opportunity:   Clinical Fellowship in Medical Speech Pathology for the 2019–2020 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 and residential care. The CF will be involved in speech pathology programs across the continuum of care.

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

The Clinical Fellowship may begin as early as July 23, 2019 or as late as August 17, 2019.

The CF 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 could 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 2 letters of recommendation (include these in your scanned email attachment, do not send separately) -by Monday, March 11, 2019 to be considered.
  • Email should read “2019 CFY Packet” , include reference letters and be submitted in single PDF toDenise.Ashworth@va.gov
  • Contact information:  Denise Ashworth, MS,CCC-SLP (937)-268-6511;   X2240 for any questions.

Manager of Speech, Language, and Hearing Services at Cook County Health (Chicago, IL)

MANAGER OF SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING SERVICES

Job Number: 00121743 Job Posting : Feb 1, 2019, 7:34:24 AM Closing Date : Feb 15, 2019, 11:59:00 PM Full-time Shift Start Time: 8:00 A.M. Shift End Time: 4:00 P.M.

Posting Salary: COMPETITIVE Organization : Health and Hospital Systems

COOK COUNTY HEALTH HOSPITALS SYSTEM

JOB SUMMARY

LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL – REHABILITATION SERVICES – SPEECH/LANGUAGE/HEARING SHIFT: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Under the general direction of the Director of Rehabilitation Services, is responsible for the clinical coordination of Speech, Language and Hearing Services. Manages daily operations, coordinates patient care and staffing assignments among Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) and Audiology divisions for inpatient and outpatients and works in collaboration with other Department Managers. Monitors and ensures service quality, efficiency and effectiveness throughout the CCHHS system.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited college or university is required. (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview) Current licensure in good standing as an as a Speech Language Pathologist in the State of Illinois is required. Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech, Language & Hearing Association (ASHA) is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview) A minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience managing Speech Language Pathologist and/or Audiology staff and students is required. A minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience working with a range of speech/ language/ swallow disorders is required. A minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience working in an acute care facility is required. Must possess a current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification. (Must provide proof at time of interview) Intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Office is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience working in an acute care facility, preferably in a Level 1 Trauma Center/Teaching Hospital environment is preferred. Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.

. VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE READ

When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service

To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must

  • Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?
  • Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 225, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list an Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
  • A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
  • If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
  • VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

BENEFITS PACKAGE

Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage Basic Term Life Insurance Pension Plan Deferred Compensation Program Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time

You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountvrisk.com/

MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION

*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United Statesterritories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.

*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and preemployment drug screen.

*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any termor aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.

COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

2 SLP/CFY Positions, Kindering (Bellevue & Renton, WA)

Location: (2 openings) Redmond, and Renton WA Pay scale: DOE FLSA Status: Exempt Hours: 40 hours/week; M-F

What is the role? As a Speech Language Pathologist with our Early Intervention program, you’ll work with children ages 0-3 years old who have developmental delays or special needs. Through individualized home visits, you’ll enhance children’s development through direct intervention and parent coaching.

What are the duties?

  • Assess each child’s developmental level of functioning.
  • Design and implement treatment plan at Kindering, home, or community child care as needed;
  • Conduct formal evaluations of performance.
  • Prepare progress reports; review medical reports; seek medical referral, consultation, and advice as necessary; and maintain accurate records of contact for each child.
  • Participate in the development of each child’s total program as part of a interdisciplinary team.
  • Design and/or assist in developing alternate communications systems; educate parents/ care givers in therapeutic interventions.
  • Participate in Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) conferences in cooperation with team and provide services to the child and family in accordance with the IFS.

Who you are!

  • Master’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology (in fulfillment of the requirements of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association); eligible for Certificate of Clinical Compliance (CFY’s welcome to apply!)
  • Valid WA. State Department of Health SLP license, or eligible for interim license if CFY.

Why Kindering?

  • In 2018 Kindering was again voted one of Washington’s top 100 companies to work for by Puget Sound Business Journal.
  • Staff are encouraged to explore their interests and their desired clinical areas of expertise.
  • Staff are encouraged to participate in Kindering’s ongoing Racial Equity work.
  • Comprehensive benefits package: employer paid premiums/HSA contributions/403b matching
  • Flexible/autonomous schedules and a lot of time off!

About Kindering Kindering, a not-for-profit neurodevelopmental center, has provided comprehensive services for children with special needs and their families for over 50 years! Kindering embraces children of diverse abilities and their families by providing the finest education and therapies to nurture hope, courage, and the skills to soar. We’re dedicated to maintaining a highly trained, licensed and certified team of professionals.

Email your Resume/Cover letter to careers@kindering.org Go to website for full job description/info about Kindering: www.Kindering.org/careers

SLP, The Children’s Therapy & Learning Center (Boise, ID)

SEEKING A SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

If you are looking to make a difference in a child’s life, while enhancing your personal and professional growth, consider working at The Children’s Therapy & Learning Center!

The Children’s Therapy & Learning Center provides Occupational and Speech Therapy for children from birth to 18 years of age. Our focus of speech therapy includes Dysphagia, Pragmatics, and Expressive-Receptive Language skills. As a speech therapist, you will have access to our state-of-the art Sensory Gym! Because we understand the importance of “whole child health,” we also offer nutrition counseling to our families.

Our clinic stays abreast of the latest research, in order to utilize a variety of leading-edge approaches that best meet the needs of each individual child we work with. The Children’s Therapy & Learning Center is an innovative outpatient clinic like no other in the Treasure Valley. We are a family-friendly center that children of all ages enjoy coming to!

We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic, and creative P/T- F/T speech therapist to join our team! All speech therapy applicants must be MS/MA, CCC-SLP and licensed (or in the process of applying) in the state of Idaho.

At the Children’s TLC, we offer a highly competitive salary, paid time off, ongoing continuing education and mentoring, and a monthly stipend, in addition to a 401(k) retirement program. All applicants must be MS/MA, CCC-SLP (or a candidate) and eligible for Idaho licensure.

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to Kari Thompson, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, CAS at kari@childrenstlc.com, or phone our center at (208) 957-6301 to arrange a visit.

449 S Fitness Place – Eagle, ID 83616 www.childrenstlc.com Like us on Facebook!

 

Reduced Student Rates for EHDI National Annual Meeting

If you are a student or may know students who would be interested in attending the 18th annual National EHDI Meeting that will be held March 3-6, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago, there are reduced registration rates and special activities for students. But, you should sign up today to guarantee your space.

Early registration closes on February 1st, so register today to get the best rates. Hotel rooms are still available at the Hyatt Regency, but they are filling fast so you should make your hotel reservations now to ensure you are in the center of the action!

To learn more about the program, register for the meeting, or make your hotel reservation, visit www.ehdimeeting.org.

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!

2 CFYs, VA Boston Health Care System (Boston, MA)

The VA Boston Healthcare System announces TWO Clinical Fellowship (CF) positions for Fiscal Year 2020.  The starting date will be within the time frame of July through September 2018 negotiable depending on the availability of the successful candidate.

Recruitment begins NOW.  Applications will be accepted through February 12, 2019.

The appointment is 12 months, 2080 hours.

Each stipend is $43,347 + benefits

TWO full-time, one year (12 month) CF positions available.

*must be a US Citizen for this opportunity.

*Applicants with a strong academic background in adult anatomy, cognitive-communication disorders, dysphagia, evidence-based practice, language disorders, neuroscience, neurogenic communication disorders, and voice are preferred.

Interested applicants should submit the following for a completed application:

1.  A cover letter of interest in the position

2.  A Vitae/Resume

3.  Two signed letters of recommendation (emailed by candidate or reference)

4. Experience Document 2019 (see LINK below)

Call me with any questions.  We will accept completed applications ONLY (cover letter, resume, references, and experience document) and emailed as one document packet, from right now through February 12 and then pick the top 6-8 candidates from those for interview starting around March 5 with a plan to finalize the process selecting a candidate on or before March 22.

Tentative start date is July through September 2019.   We intend to offer TWO distinct experiences with opportunity to share populations and settings for limited prescribed intervals.  One focus will be on Transitional (Geriatric) Care, one focus on Rehab/Acute Care.

VA Boston Healthcare System provides more traineeships to budding healthcare professionals than any VA in the country and the inter-professional experience is unmatched.  VABHS is the largest consolidated facility in VISN 1, encompasses 3 main campuses and our staff consists of 6.0 FTEE. The consolidated facility consists of the outpatient specialty Jamaica Plain Campus, located in the heart of Boston’s Longwood Medical Community; the tertiary care West Roxbury Campus, located on the Dedham line; and the transitional care Brockton Campus, located 20 miles south of Boston.

VA Boston Clinical Fellowship Website: Provides more information and all attachments and information.  Click below to learn more…

https://www.vabostoneducation.org/speech-path-trainee-programs

Send application and references electronically as a single packet (required):

References can also be accepted directly from the referring party if needed

Email all applications to BOTH: 

Gramigna, Gary D. Gary.Gramigna@va.gov          

Keane, Caitlin E. Caitlin.Keane2@va.gov

For Questions, see the link!  https://www.vabostoneducation.org/speech-path-trainee-programs