VAMC San Diego Speech Pathology CFY position

SPEECH PATHOLOGY CFY position at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center,  San Diego, CA

 

ONE full-time, one year (12 month) Clinical Fellowship position available.

*Must be a US Citizen for this opportunity.

*Previous medical placement required.

*Applicants with a strong academic/clinical background in dysphagia (including MBSS/FEES), language disorders, neurogenic cognitive/communication disorders, voice and prior VA placement are preferred.

 

The San Diego VA Speech Pathology Department provides services to a varied outpatient population and to inpatients throughout the medical center.  The Clinical Fellow will be expected to evaluate and treat patients within the Outpatient Clinic, Spinal Cord Injury unit, Comprehensive Inpatient Acute Rehab unit, Community Living Center, Palliative unit,  Psych unit, ICU and medical surgical floors.  Some of the populations served included neuro (CVA, ALS, MS, Parkinson’s), head and neck cancer, vent/trach, mTBI, TBI, voice and alaryngeal speakers.  Specialty procedures provided include FEES, MBSS, video stroboscopy and voice prosthesis management.

 

The appointment is 12 months, 2080 hours.  Start date as early as June 2021; no later than September 2021.

 

Work week=40 hours.  Tour to be discussed at interview.  Speech Pathology services are offered at this site 7 days/week.  The stipend has historically been approximately $43,000 + benefits

 

Applications will be accepted through January 31, 2021. 

 

Interested applicants should submit the following in a single package to Jack Hughes, Administrative Officer for the Audiology/Speech Pathology Service at  jack.hughes@va.gov.  Only complete packages received by deadline will be considered. 

 

1.  A letter of interest in the position  (cover letter)

2.  A Vitae/Resume

3.  Two signed letters of recommendation

4. Graduate school transcripts  (official or unofficial transcripts will be accepted)

5. Contact information for 2 references

6. Start date availability

 

Select applicants will be contacted for an interview. Contact for interviews will occur after the deadline.

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