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CF Opportunity at Johns Hopkins Hospital

Duration: 13 months
Accreditation: ASHA accredited
Apply: Download application forms and instructions.
Application period: January 1, 2020 to March 1, 2020
Program start: August 2020
Prerequisites: eligibility for a limited license in Maryland.

This program aims to develop speech language pathologists that will:

  • Provide innovative and evidence based care to the medically complex population.
  • Advocate for and advance the integral role of speech-language pathology and rehabilitation in the management and prevention of impairments.
  • Possess system skills such as outcome measurement, quality improvement, project management and leadership within an interdisciplinary team.
  • Act as strong patient and family advocates.

Program benefits:

  • Salary and full-time benefits.
  • One-on-one clinical mentoring.
  • Variety of unique didactic experiences.
  • Opportunity to participate in clinical research.
  • Leadership skill development.

Details:

We offer a 13-month fellowship experience with a focus on outpatient care across the Johns Hopkins entities. The outpatient fellowship includes 30 hours of clinical work and 20 hours of didactic experiences and research exposure each week.

  • Clinical evaluation and treatment experience in the areas of motor speech, language, cognition, swallowing, speech generating devices and alternative communication.
  • One-on-one mentorship with experienced SLPs.
  • Didactic experience, including: surgery observations, participation in multidisciplinary rounds, monthly swallowing conference, and monthly journal club meetings.
  • MBS-IMP certification.
  • Participation in scholarly activities including: case presentations, multidisciplinary education, and research project with the opportunity to present at a conference or submit for publication.
  • Leadership experience including mentorship of the next CFY.
  • Participation in Johns Hopkins Research Development Program.

Application:

For the full job posting and directions to apply, please click here. Application due date is March 1, 2020.

CF in Voice & Upper Airway at the UR Medicine Voice Center

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 23 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 two fellowship trained laryngologists, and five 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, 2020 through June 30th, 2021; start date is flexible as long as the required 9 months can be completed before June 30th, 2020
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 weekly 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. 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 transgender or singing voice clients is a plus.

Individuals who have already completed their Clinical Fellowship Year will not be considered.

Application Deadline: 2/1/2020, 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.

1. Applications should be received in 1 PDF document
2. The first item in the application should be a cover sheet with the applicant’s name, email address, complete mailing address, and phone number.
3. 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
4. The third item in the application should be a curriculum vitae or resume
5. 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

 

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

CF Position at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

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 $39,328.00 plus benefits. Health insurance is also available and costs vary depending upon coverage.

– The Clinical Fellowship may begin as early as June 1, 2020.
– 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, March 06, 2020. 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

CF Position in the Long Beach VA Healthcare System

The Speech Pathology Section at the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is pleased to announce a Clinical Fellowship position with a desired start date of October 2020. The Clinical Fellowship is a full-time position with a compensation package that includes salary, health benefits, and sick and annual leave. This is a temporary appointment that will last for one year. Only US citizens are eligible to apply.

Located along the Southern California coast, the medical center provides comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, and extended care programs. The Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is a 426-bed facility providing comprehensive health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, spinal cord injury, geriatrics, blind rehabilitation, and extended care. In addition, the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is a Level III Polytrauma Center.

The Clinical Fellow can expect to gain experience in all areas of medical speech pathology, including evaluation and treatment of individuals with speech, language, cognitive, voice, and swallowing disorders. In addition, the Clinical Fellow will receive training and experience in the following: fluoroscopic and endoscopic swallowing evaluations, augmentative communication, laryngeal stroboscopy, and post-laryngectomy voice restoration. Patients are seen along the continuum of care from intensive care, acute rehabilitation, outpatient care, and long-term care.

Applications must be received via email by midnight on February 28, 2020. The application packet should include: a statement of intent, resume, and graduate school transcripts. In your resume include contact information for three references who are familiar with your academic and/or clinical skills. Transcripts may be unofficial. These items should
be submitted as a single PDF document. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Unsolicited references will not be reviewed.

Interested candidates may contact:
Michelle Sticht, M.S., CCC-SLP
michelle.sticht@va.gov

CF Opportunity in the CW Bill Young/Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

The CW Bill Young/Bay Pines (Florida) VA Healthcare System  announces the availability of (1) Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) opportunity.  Recruitment will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted through January 27. 2020.

The appointment is for 12 months, 2080 hours, with a planned start date in late summer/early fall 2020.  There is a stipend of $39,328 paid to the selected candidate, an employer share of FICA of $3,009, and an employer share of benefits of $4,618 for a total funds allocation of $46,954.

Bay Pines is among the busiest of VA Healthcare Systems nationwide.  The Speech Pathology Section is comprised of 3.5 FTEE and is part of the Audiology and Speech Pathology Service.  Veterans are referred from Medicine, Surgery, Geriatrics and Extended Care (Community Living Center), and the Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences Service as well as from throughout the Healthcare System which extends to Ft. Myers and Naples to the south.

The Bay Pines campus is located on Florida’s Gulf Coast in the Tampa Bay area, just northwest of downtown St. Petersburg, south of Clearwater, and west across the Bay from Tampa.  The campus consists of 31+ buildings on 337 acres including in addition to the medical center, a regional office and  national cemetery. Come enjoy a beautiful work campus, and such local attractions as Rays baseball, Sunken Gardens, and the Dali Museum, in a temperate climate filled with year-round opportunities for indoor and outdoor fun.

From our campus and just distant to a wonderful view of Boca Ciega Bay are the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.  Enjoy sitting/walking/running/biking/skating on/by the beach, water sports and activities, the theatre, amusement parks (Disney, Universal, Sea World, Busch Gardens), museums, art galleries, “spring training,” professional sports, and more.

The fellowship will offer inpatient and outpatient experience with diagnosis and treatment of swallowing, communication, and cognitive disorders, as well as experience with post-laryngectomy and TE prostheses care.

All applications are due by 3pm EST on Monday 01/27/20; interviews will be completed by phone, will be limited to the top 5 applicants, and will be scheduled the week of February 3rd–7th.

Interested applicants should submit the following by e-mail (preferably as a single PDF file), or by FAX:
1.  A letter of professional/career objectives
2.  Vitae/Resume
3.  Official or unofficial graduate transcripts
4.  Two letters of recommendation

Submit application materials to:
Tetina Kinney, MA, CCC/SLP
Speech Pathologist
Tetina.Kinney@va.gov
FAX: 727-398-9501

CF Opportunity at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center is a dynamic hospital comprised of 180 hospital beds (Intensive Care, Acute Medicine, Blind Rehabilitation and Psychiatric Health) as well as 120 Community Living Center (CLC) beds and a dedicated Hospice Unit.  The WPB VAMC serves as a Polytrauma Clinic Support Team (Level III). In addition, we provide telemedicine and homecare services to veterans in the community. Veterans also participate in treatment and support groups facilitated by the speech-language pathologists focusing on Parkinson’s Disease, Post-CVA Communication Skills, and Laryngectomy.

The Clinical Fellow will engage in a professionally challenging year gaining experience in evaluation and evidence based treatment of adults with dysphagia, cognitive-communication impairments, aphasia, dysarthria and voice disorders. The candidate will also develop skills in fluoroscopic and endoscopic swallow evaluations, endoscopic voice evaluations, and post-laryngectomy voice restoration. In addition, the Clinical Fellow will receive training in assistive technology (AAC) for augmenting communication and cognition. We also work closely with the OEF/OIF/OND population, addressing their speech, language, and cognitive concerns. Veterans are seen along the continuum of care, including ER admission, intensive/acute care, short-term rehabilitation, long-term care, outpatient and telemedicine rehabilitation. Our Speech-Language Pathology section maintains close interaction with a variety of specialty services, including Audiology, Otolaryngology, Radiology, Neurology, Psychology, Social Work, Pulmonary Medicine, Neuropsychology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Nutrition & Food Service, Blind Rehabilitation, and Prosthetics & Sensory Aid Service. The Speech-Language Pathologists coordinate the Comprehensive ALS Interdisciplinary Team at our facility, which will provide a rich clinical experience.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The CF position is twelve months to begin Late Summer/Fall 2020.
  • 40 hours per week (Monday-Friday) with a compensation package that includes a stipend of $41,861 plus health benefits, sick and annual leave.
  • This is a temporary appointment without potential to become a permanent position.
  • Applicants must have a strong academic background as well as clinical experience in adult medical speech-language pathology.
  • Only US citizens are eligible to apply.

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING:

*ALL APPLICATION DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AS A SINGLE PDF FILE AND SENT VIA E-MAIL

1)    Resume

2)    Letter of interest describing your background, professional interests and why you would like to be a part of our team

3)    2 letters of recommendation from clinical supervisors (included in the PDF)

4)    Graduate program transcripts (may be unofficial)

Application e-mail must be received by 2/24/2020.

  • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Interviews for top candidates will be scheduled by March 2020.

Please e-mail applications to :  Ann.Wick@va.gov

CF Position Available in the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System

There is a challenging CF position available in Tucson at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System. The Clinical Fellowship provides experience in the evaluation and treatment of adults with cognitive communication impairments, aphasia, motor speech disorders, swallowing disorders/dysphagia and voice disorders.  The Speech Pathology department serves inpatients, outpatients, and rehabilitation residents of the Community Living Center. Over the course of the rotation, the Clinical Fellow can expect to have a combination of inpatient and outpatient experience and includes training in performing swallow evaluations (bedside, fluoroscopic, and endoscopic), endoscopic voice evaluations, post laryngectomy voice restoration, language and cognitive evaluations and therapy, as well as assistive technology for augmenting communication and cognition.

The CF will work professionally with a variety of specialty services and teams, including Nursing, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Physical Medicine, Nutrition, Otolaryngology, Transgender clinic, and Primary Care.  The rotation will also include work with the Polytrauma clinic and Traumatic Brain Injury team (Tucson VA is a Polytrauma Network site providing Level II patient services), which involves collaboration with Physiatry, Neuropsychiatry and Psychology.

Tucson boasts a truly unique culture and food scene. Downtown and 4th Avenue have a huge variety of shops, restaurants, and monthly activities. The Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, historic Tucson Rodeo, as well as the All Souls Procession are annual events not to miss. With 350 sunny days a year, our outdoor activities are bountiful. Summers are hot, but remember, it is a “dry” heat, and winters are lovely!

*The position is tentatively scheduled to begin during the Summer to early Fall of 2020 and is a full time, 12 month commitment (Mon.-Fri. 40 hrs./wk.), with a compensation package including: salary, health benefits, sick and annual leave.
*These are temporary appointments without potential to become permanent positions.
*Only US citizens are eligible to apply.

Instruction for applying:

For consideration, please send resume/CV, letter of interest, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial are permitted) via email to Marissa.Jacob7@va.gov

Also, please send 2 letters of recommendation via post (to the address below), or in a signed PDF via email.

All completed applications, including recommendations, are due by close of business on January 31, 2020. Candidates for interviews will be notified by February 19th, and interviews will be scheduled via videoconference shortly after notification, with tentative interview times February 25th -27th. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

For further information or questions, please contact Marissa Jacob at Marissa.Jacob7@va.gov or (520) 792-1450 x6699.

Marissa Jacob, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech Pathology (3A-117)
3601 S. 6 th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85723
(520) 792-1450 x6699
Marissa.Jacob7@va.gov

CF Positions Open in Minneapolis VA Health Care System

The Speech-Language Pathology Section at MVAHCS is pleased to announce two (2) Clinical Fellowship positions available for Fiscal Year 2021, with desired start in Summer 2020.

Clinical Fellows participate in a truly interdisciplinary team approach to evaluation and treatment of veterans and service members served within the medical center. Veterans served cross the age span from young adult
through older adult populations. CFs evaluate and treat communication, cognitive and swallowing disorders related to stroke, head and neck cancer, TBI & Polytrauma and a wide variety of other medical diagnoses. They may provide aural rehabilitation and Transgender communication services as well. CFs receive training in instrumental assessment and treatment procedures including modified barium swallows, FEES, and stroboscopy.

Many therapies may be delivered via a range of Clinical Video Telehealth options. CFs are active participants in the care of patients in medical and surgical wards, rehabilitation units (acute, subacute), outpatient clinics, and intensive care units. They participate in interdisciplinary conferences and rounds, family conferences, co-treatments with other service providers, group therapy sessions, community outings and local and national outcomes data collection (e.g. FIM, NOMS and other outcome measures). There may be opportunities to participate in research as well. CFs are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the many continuing education experiences offered within the hospital and community. The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is a specialty site for Assistive Technology, a TBI Center of Excellence, and is one of five recognized Polytrauma Centers in the VA. MVAHCS offers CARF-accredited programs in inpatient rehabilitation for amputation, brain injury, stroke, and
spinal cord injury; residential transitional rehabilitation for brain injury, outpatient brain injury and spinal cord injury, assistive technology, and chronic pain.

Minneapolis is known for its lakes and parks and offers a wide variety of educational opportunities, recreational activities, music, arts, outstanding restaurants, and professional sports. It is consistently ranked as one of the
most literate cities in the country and is 3 rd on the National Fitness Index. It has the largest outdoor sculpture garden in the country, the 2nd most theater seats per capita next to New York City, and is consistently rated in the top 5 bike-friendly cities in the US by Bicycling Magazine.

Further information on the Minneapolis VA Medical Center may be found on the Minneapolis VA Health Care System website at http://www.va.gov/minneapolis/ .

Applicants may apply for consideration by submitting a cover letter, résumé, unofficial undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, and three letters of reference as a single PDF document by January 31, 2020 to:

Don MacLennan, M.A., CCC-SLP
Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System
One Veterans Drive (127A)
Minneapolis, MN 55417
donald.maclennan@va.gov.

For additional information, please contact Don MacLennan at (612) 467-1530, or email donald.maclennan@va.gov