CF Position at the George E Wahlen VA Medical Center

The George E Wahlen Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City, UT is pleased to announce the availability of one Clinical Fellowship in Speech-Language Pathology, to begin late Summer or early Fall of 2020.  This one-year position will be full-time (40 hours/week) with an approximate salary of $39,328 + benefits.

The SLC VAMC is located on a 70 acre campus situated at the foot of the rugged Wasatch Mountains overlooking the city below. The area offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities including hiking, biking, and world class skiing & cultural venues including concerts, theatre, and dining opportunities.

The George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a 121 – bed tertiary care facility serving Veterans residing within a 25,000 square mile area within VISN 19. It is closely affiliated with the University of Utah School of Medicine. SLC VAMC offers traditional and specialty care services including pathology, radiology, neurology, nuclear medicine and psychiatry.  We provide Telehealth services to Veterans living in rural settings and are a Polytrauma Clinic Support Team (Level III) providing services for OEF/OIF Veterans. Our Speech-Language Pathology Section maintains close interaction with a variety of  teams  including Radiology, Geriatrics, Otolaryngology, Nutrition, Prosthetics & Sensory Aids, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

The Clinical Fellow will engage in a professionally challenging year gaining experience in evaluation and treatment of adults with dysphagia (including fluoroscopy & FEES), cognitive communication impairments,  aphasia, dysarthria and voice disorders including special populations (i.e. H&N Cancer and Transgender).  Additionally, there may be an opportunity to work with the Aphasia and Apraxia of Speech Research Lab headed by Dr. Julie Wambaugh.

Interested applicants should submit the following:
(1) Cover Letter/Letter of Intent
(2) Resume
(3) Two letters of recommendation (include these in your email attachment, do not send separately)
(4) Graduate Program Transcripts (official or unofficial copy)

-Email subject should read “First & Last name, 2020 CFY Packet” and be submitted in a single PDF.
-Application packet Deadline: February 21, 2020.  Late or incomplete packets will not be considered.
-Top candidate selections will be announced March 12, 2020
-Interviews for top candidates will be scheduled March 24-26, 2020 (in person or videoconference)
-Please email if at any time your application packet may be removed from the review/consideration process.

Email application packets to:
tiffany.atkinson@va.gov

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