Category Archives: SLP Clinical Fellowships / New Graduates

The Shandy Clinic-SLP Opportunities

The Shandy Clinic is a private outpatient pediatric clinic serving families along the front range of Colorado with eleven locations. As a private therapy practice, the Shandy Clinic prides itself in personalized, individual therapy in a friendly, family environment. In addition to traditional therapy approaches, our clinics also empower our staff to think outside the box to find solutions to help our patients reach their full potential.

Our clinic consists of:

• Board Certified Behavior Analysts

• Registered/Behavior Technicians

• Licensed Psychologists

• Speech-Language Pathologists

• Occupational Therapists/Assistants

• Physical Therapists

We believe in providing effective and efficient care to children and adolescents. We treat a variety of diagnoses including, autism spectrum disorder, pervasive developmental disorders, neurological impairment, orthopedic impairment, and general developmental delays.

To continue serving families in our community, we need talented, self-motivated, and passionate therapists to join our team. I am reaching out to promote our growing company.

Please contact me via email or the number listed below. Thank you in advance and I look forward to collaborating with you!

Joe Ancona

Hiring Manager
The Shandy Clinic

Phone: (719) 247-1710

Fax: (719) 599-4606

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER CFY IN VOICE, SWALLOWING AND UPPER AIRWAY

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER FELLOWSHIP IN VOICE, SWALLOWING AND UPPER AIRWAY

Fellowship Dates:
September 13th, 2021 – September 9th, 2022

Application Deadline: February 24th, 2021

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center is excited to announce a 12-month, full-time, paid clinical fellowship in speech language pathology intended to develop the skills and clinical experience necessary to achieve competency in the evaluation and evidence-based treatment of adults with voice, swallowing and upper airway disorders. The clinical experience will include multidisciplinary laryngology clinic, multidisciplinary head and neck surgery clinic, and independent outpatient and inpatient sessions under the clinical and academic mentorship of Otolaryngology faculty and staff. The clinical fellow will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team consisting of 9 speech language pathologists, 4 laryngologists, 3 head and neck surgeons, and laryngology and head and neck fellows.

Upon completion of the fellowship, the clinical fellow will demonstrate proficiency evaluating and treating a variety of complex patient populations including functional dysphonia, neurologic voice disorders, paradoxical vocal fold motion disorder, cough/laryngeal hypersensitivity, benign vocal fold lesions, head and neck cancer rehabilitation, and alaryngeal voice restoration. Additional training opportunities include acoustic voice assessment, rigid and flexible laryngeal videostroboscopy, clinical swallowing evaluations, videofluoroscopic swallow studies (VFSS), and flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES). In addition to clinical experience, this position offers dedicated academic time to complete a research project within the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. It is anticipated that the clinical fellow will submit at least one abstract to a national meeting for oral or poster presentation by the end of their fellowship year. The clinical fellow will also be expected to participate in our interprofessional monthly clinical case conference for faculty, fellows and residents, and participate in resident didactics as appropriate.

The successful candidate will have graduated from an accredited Master’s program in speech language pathology. The candidate must have strong clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of voice, swallowing, and upper airway disorders through their graduate program experience. The candidate must demonstrate a strong academic background and transcript, as well as solid recommendations of their clinical skill in the areas of voice and swallowing. The candidate should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and self-motivation. The candidate should be eligible for State of Washington interim licensure in speech language pathology.

Interested applicants should provide the following materials in a single PDF to the email address below by February 24th, 2021:

1) Cover letter including background and areas of interest
2) Curriculum vitae
3) 2-3 letters of recommendation
4) Unofficial transcript from their accredited institution with documentation of graduation date or expected date of graduation

Lisa Zughni, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathology Supervisor
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Washington Medical Center
Ldoyley@uw.edu

If you have applied but have not received an email confirmation, please resubmit your application.

To learn more, please visit: https://otolaryngology.uw.edu/education/programs/fellowship-speech-language-pathology

UR Medicine CF-Deadline Approaching

UR Medicine Voice Center
Clinical Fellowship in Voice & Upper Airway

UR Medicine – Strong Memorial Hospital is a leading academic healthcare institution located in Rochester, NY between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region. Strong Memorial Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center accommodating approximately 800 acute inpatient beds. UR Medicine is the Region’s only Comprehensive Stroke Center and also holds an Acute Rehabilitation Unit that is both CARF and Magnet accredited.  The Voice Center is part of the University of Rochester’s Department of Otolaryngology which consists of otolaryngology physicians, with specialties in pediatrics, otology / neurotology, rhinology, allergy, sleep medicine, head and neck cancer, laryngology, and facial plastics. The Voice Center consists of three fellowship trained laryngologists, and six speech-language pathologists who specialize in the treatment of voice, professional voice, breathing and swallowing disorders.
The Voice Center is seeking a qualified graduate student of an accredited Speech-Language Pathology program to complete a 12-month, full-time, paid clinical fellowship.  This fellowship will be focused on the evaluation and treatment of individuals with voice, breathing, upper airway and swallowing disorders.
Job Description:
July 1, 2021 through June 30th, 2022; start date is flexible as long as the required 9 months can be completed before June 30th, 2021
Full Time 40 hours Speech Pathology

Position Summary:
The clinical fellow will be mentored by a certified speech-language pathologist and work as part of a team in the interdisciplinary laryngology clinic. He or she will be responsible for completing evaluations and developing individualized treatment plans, participating in voice team meetings, presenting an educational lecture to the speech-language pathology department, attending monthly departmental and educational meetings and completing daily documentation and billing through the electronic medical record system.
The clinical fellowship year at the Voice Center will provide the opportunity to gain experience and training in the areas of acoustic and aerodynamic voice assessment, stroboscopy, fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing studies, modified barium swallow studies, in-clinic swallowing evaluations, and therapy for voice, swallowing and breathing disorders. Given the large population of individuals with Parkinson Disease seen in our clinic, the clinical fellow will be encouraged to become SPEAK OUT trained, in order to serve this population and assist with facilitation of LOUD Crowd.  In addition, opportunities will be provided for observation of laryngeal imaging, assessment and specialized procedures including bronchoscopy, laryngeal EMG and Botox injections with the laryngologists. Candidates should also be prepared to be involved in the assessment and treatment of other adult speech and language disorders (i.e., dysarthria, fluency).
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Interested candidates should have a strong interest and background in the evaluation and treatment of voice, swallowing and breathing disorders as demonstrated through their graduate coursework and/ or clinical internships. The candidate must have completed their master’s level coursework at an accredited University program in speech-language pathology prior to beginning the position. The candidate must have a strong academic background, be highly motivated, demonstrate initiative and be independent and ready to work in a busy, fast-paced clinical environment.  Experience working with SPEAK OUT / LOUD Crowd, transgender or singing voice clients is a plus.
Application Deadline: 2/1/2021, 12 AM (midnight) EST

Applicants should send the following information to the Department of Speech-Language Pathology via email or fax:
To apply for this position, please send the following information, formatted as specified. Applications not received in this format, will not be considered.

 Applications should be received in 1 PDF document
 The first item in the application should be a cover sheet with the applicant’s name, email address, complete mailing address, and phone number.
 The second item in the application should be a 1-page cover letter indicating interest in the Clinical Fellowship in Voice, Swallowing and Upper Airway
 The third item in the application should be a curriculum vitae or resume
 The last item in the application should be the two letters of reference from clinical supervisors

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Sheryl Maier, Speech-Language Pathologist
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
2365 South Clinton, Suite 200
Rochester, New York 14618
Fax: 585-271-7228
Sheryl_maier@URMC.rochester.edu

Detroit CFY

Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Fellowship Year Opportunity at the John D Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan

Desired Start Date (flexible): August 2021,  Deadline for Applications: February 19th, 2021

                                         Comerica Park, Detroit Tigers ballpark - Ballparks of Baseball

The Speech-Language Pathology section at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center is proud to announce a CF position beginning September 2021. This is a full-time position with a compensation package including salary, health benefits (if desired, > 3mos employment), and sick & annual leave (accrues commensurate with time worked). It is a temporary appointment not extending beyond one year.  Citizens of the U.S. are eligible to apply.

                We are located geographically within the Detroit Medical Center, in the heart of midtown, just minutes from professional sporting events at Comerica Park, Ford Field, and Little Caesars Arena, with outdoor spaces such as Campus Martius and Belle Isle, thriving restaurants, theater, museum, and music venues, and the beautiful and newly developed downtown Detroit International Riverfront.  Also, we are just miles away from fresh apple cider, produce, and donuts at one of many local cider mills, and hours from hundreds of miles of beautiful Great Lakes shorelines in three directions. Our international neighbor, Canada, is just a tunnel or bridge crossing away to Windsor. Michigan celebrates all four beautiful seasons, and both the upper and lower peninsulas offer great locations to camp, bike, ski, swim, or hike.

                Our facility offers comprehensive care in acute/intensive, subacute/step-down, medicine, telemetry, surgical, hospice, rehab, and long-term community living care units. The applicant will evaluate and treat adult veteran patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings and across a continuum of care, and interface with Audiology, Medicine, Surgery, Otolaryngology, Psychiatry, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Nutrition, Neurology, Oncology, Dentistry, Spinal Cord Injury, Geriatrics, Women’s Clinics, and Extended Care. Patients are seen in person and virtually via VA Video Connect, in both individual and small group settings. 

                The CF applicant can expect skill advancement in all areas of medical speech pathology, with technical skill refinement in fluoroscopic (MBSS) and endoscopic (FEES) swallow evaluations, augmentative communication, laryngeal videostroboscopy, and post-laryngectomy voice restoration.  Interviews will be conducted via videoconference and scheduled in March and April 2021.

            Documents must be sent as a single .PDF, and Emailed to michele.roymorrow@va.gov. Please include:

·                     letter of interest with resume/CV

·                     two letters of recommendation (may be brief) from faculty or clinical supervisors (can be included in PDF packed or emailed to me separately)

·                     Graduate transcript (may be unofficial)

·                     Subject line of email should read APPLICANT’S LAST NAME 2021 2022 CFY

*Email or call Michele Roy-Morrow with questions at michele.roymorrow@va.gov, (313) 576-1000 x65115

Madison, Wisconsin VA CF

SPEECH PATHOLOGY CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

Madison, Wisconsin

Position begins: September 2021

Deadline for applications: Friday February 12, 2021

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

 

The Speech Pathology Section offers services to inpatient and outpatient Veterans in a Level 1B (second highest medical complexity) acute care hospital comprised of 113 inpatient hospital beds (including residents of the Community Living Center and hospice care unit) and a 16-bed intensive care unit. The CF 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 (videofluoroscopy), 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 laryngovideostroboscopy), head and neck cancer, total laryngectomy education and tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis maintenance.

 

The CF 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, and/or cognitive intervention from the Speech Pathology service. Additionally, the CF trainee will complete a dysphagia-focused research project through integration with Dr. Rogus-Pulia’s research program. We 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.
  • This is a temporary appointment without potential to become a permanent position.
  • 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**

 

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest describing your background, professional interests, and why you would like to be part of our team at the VA
  • 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)

 

All application packets must be emailed by Friday February 12th, 2021.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Please email applications to:

madisonvacfy@medicine.wisc.edu

 

Please contact us with questions: (608) 256-1901

 

 

CF Charlie Norwood VA

One Clinical Fellowship Position Available for FY 2022

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

Augusta, Georgia

Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology and Speech Pathology Section

 

Augusta, Georgia is home of the Master’s Tournament and offers a variety of activities for the outdoor enthusiast.  Augusta is home to a large medical community and the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center (CNVAMC) is one of six medical centers within the area.  The CNVAMC is a two division medical center and has been designated as a Level II Polytrauma site.  CNVAMC has CARF accredited programs for inpatient rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injury, Subacute/Medical Rehabilitation,  and Blind Rehabilitation.  Our Speech Pathologists hold many specialty certifications, including Certified Brain Injury Specialist, Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, and Certification in Lee Silverman Voice Therapy, among others.

 

Clinical fellows (CFs) are encouraged to be active participants in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary teams in patient care.  CFs evaluate and treat cognitive communication impairments, language disorders, motor speech disorders, voice disorders, and swallowing disorders related to a variety of diagnoses, including stroke, spinal cord injury, head and neck cancer, TBI, etc.  CFs receive training in instrumental assessment and treatment, including modified barium swallow studies, FEES, and stroboscopy.  CFs will gain experience by working in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient clinics, and community living centers.  CFs work closely with many specialty services and teams, including gastroenterology, radiology, neurology, neuropsychology, rehabilitation medicine, nutrition, pulmonology, otorhinolaryngology, primary care physicians, mental health, and the TBI/Polytrauma program.

 

CFs with a strong medical speech pathology background, strong academic background, and the desire to grow professionally in a diverse learning environment are encouraged to apply.

 

The Clinical Fellowship stipend is for 1 year (12 months, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week) and pays approximately $39,423.00 plus benefits. Health insurance is also available and costs vary depending upon coverage.

  • The Clinical Fellowship may begin as early as June 1, 2021.
  • CF positions are for one year (12 months)
  • CF positions are temporary appointments
  • Only US citizens are eligible to apply
  • Top candidates will be contacted for interviews (phone or videoconference)

 

We currently have 3 full-time Speech Pathologists at our two-division Medical Center. Some examples of opportunities for experience include:  MBSS, FEES, stroboscopy, trach/vent, laryngectomy rehabilitation/TEP, TBI (including mild TBI), CVA/aphasia, dysphagia therapy, AAC evaluation and treatment, and voice evaluation and therapy, including transgender voice therapy and post-laryngeal communication and voice therapy.  Our team covers inpatient, outpatients, and residents in our Community Living Centers.

 

Interested applicants may be considered by sending the following as a single PDF file:

  • Cover letter/Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate school transcripts)
  • 2 letters of recommendation from faculty or clinical supervisors (please include in your scanned/attached email)

 

 

All application packets must be emailed by COB Friday, February 19, 2021.  Late or incomplete submissions will not be included.

 

Completed packets from all applicants will be reviewed and chosen applicants will be contacted regarding scheduling of interviews (via telephone or teleconference).

 

Please email applications to:

Jennifer.Pace2@va.gov