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CF Position Available at the Dayton VAMC

Dayton VAMC is pleased to announce the following opportunity:  

Clinical Fellowship in Medical Speech Pathology for the 2020–2021 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 will begin as early as July 27, 2020 or as late as August 17, 2020.

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, augmentative communication devices and TeleSpeech services.   The CF could also have opportunities with speciality services including hospice, intensive care and work closely with ENT, inpatient 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 Thursday, March 5, 2020 to be considered.
  • Email should read “2020 CFY Packet”, include reference letters, and be submitted in single PDF to Denise.Ashworth@va.gov
  • You will be contacted if selected for an interview.

Contact information:  Denise Ashworth, MS,CCC-SLP (937)-268-6511;   X2240 for any questions.