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University of Utah Voice Disorders Center SLP CF Position (Sept. 1st, 2021)

Our team is excited to share that the University of Utah’s Voice Disorders Center is recruiting a speech-language pathologyclinical fellow (SLP CF) to train with our interdisciplinary team within the University of Utah’s Healthcare System in beautiful Salt Lake City, UT.

 

We are accepting applications for a full-time 12-month SLP CF position. We are seeking applicants interested in gaining expertise in evaluation and treatment of outpatient populations with voice, airway, and swallowing disorders in an academic outpatient medical center.  Our interdisciplinary team currently consists of team members across the disciplines of speech-language pathology, laryngology, pulmonology, nursing, and voice coaching.

 

Job description:

  • Our SLP CF satisfies accreditation requirements for ASHA CCCs and Utah licensure.
  • This position is temporary, but preference will be given to candidates committed to completing a training term of 12 months.
  • Anticipated start date no later than September 1, 2021

Job requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in an ASHA-accredited communication sciences and disorders clinical training program.
  • Temporary license in Utah under the supervision of an ASHA certified and licensed SLP

Preference will be given to candidates with relevant graduate clinical training experience with voice, airway, and swallowing disorder populations conducting:

  • Clinical assessmentof voice, airway, and dysphagia populations
  • Instrumental assessment/interpretationusing laryngeal imaging, FEES, and videofluoroscopic evaluation of swallowing (VFSS)
  • Interpretation of instrumental assessment/interpretation using MBSImP™© and quantitative analysis of videofluoroscopic swallow studies
  • Laryngeal Function Studies(standard acoustic and aerodynamic recording and measurement)
  • Treatment of voice, airway, and swallowing disorder populationssuch as those with vocal cord dysfunction, cough hypersensitivity syndrome, functional, organic, and neurogenic voice disorders, transgender voice, performance voice, presbyphonia, and all dysphagia etiologies
  • Telehealth service delivery (we currently serve Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming, California, and Montana)
  • Additional certificationin LSVT, SPEAK OUT!®, EMST, etc.

 

Please apply now if you are interested using the link below:

https://careers-uuhc.icims.com/jobs/45331/slp–cf-for-the-university-of-utah-health-voice-disorders-center–/job?mode=view

 

USC Voice Center Clinical Fellowship in Voice and Upper Airway Disorders

The USC Voice Center Clinical Fellowship in Voice and Upper Airway Disorders

The USC Voice Center at the USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is offering a one-year speech-language pathology clinical fellowship with specialization in the assessment and treatment of voice and upper airway disorders. The fellowship is scheduled for September 2021-August 2022.

The USC Voice Center consists of an interprofessional team of 2 voice-specialized speech-language pathologists and 2 fellowship-trained laryngologists, as well as an annual laryngology fellow. The clinicians of the USC Voice Center provide exceptional care that reflects a commitment to our patients and a passion for our work. The speech pathology team utilizes the breadth of instrumental voice assessment, including laryngeal videostroboscopy and acoustic and aerodynamic assessment. They provide the highest quality treatment for the entire spectrum of voice and upper airway disorders, with particular expertise in care of the performing and singing voice. Our laryngologists provide exceptional patient care and offer the most advanced surgical options and innovative treatments.

The clinical fellow will work closely with all clinicians of the USC Voice Center. The fellow will provide care in the interprofessional clinic performing behavioral voice assessments, laryngeal videostroboscopy, FEES, and engaging in clinical decision making with the laryngologist and other speech pathologists. They will provide behavioral voice and upper airway therapy across the entire spectrum of disorders. Fellows will participate in monthly dysphonia, dysphagia, and research rounds. They will participate in clinical research with the USC Voice Center team. There will be opportunities to engage with speech-language pathologists with specialization in dysphagia and management of communication and swallowing disorders secondary to head and neck cancer.

Successful candidates will: possess a strong academic background and understanding of voice disorders with exposure to the assessment and treatment of voice disorders in a graduate clinical placement; complete a master’s degree in speech-language pathology prior to start date; be eligible for SLP licensure in the state of California. A background in performing voice is of benefit to the applicant but is not a requirement.

Fellowship Goals and Objectives

Following completion of the speech pathology clinical fellowship year at the USC Voice Center, the fellow will be able to:

1. Independently conduct a comprehensive evaluation of all voice and upper airway disorders and develop an appropriate, evidence-based plan of care.
2. Skillfully provide the breadth of behavioral therapies available for the treatment of voice and upper airway disorders.
3. Independently perform flexible and rigid laryngeal videostroboscopy examinations, interpret the functional parameters of vocal fold vibration, and write comprehensive reports.
4. Independently perform and interpret acoustic and aerodynamic assessments of voice.
5. Provide culturally responsive services with the understanding that growth in cultural competence is a lifelong journey.
6. Confidently collaborate with referring physicians in the development of treatment recommendations.
7. Present research or clinical education at the state or national level.
8. Meet all requirements to complete the ASHA Clinical Fellowship Year and apply for the Certificate of Clinical Competence

Please send inquiries to Lauren Timmons Sund at Lauren.TimmonsSund@med.usc.edu. Applications will be accepted until 4/30/21.

To apply, send the following in PDF format to Lauren.TimmonsSund@med.usc.edu AND complete the application at the link below.

1. Letter of intent
2. CV
3. Two letters of recommendation (at least one from a clinical supervisor)
4. https://usc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/ExternalUSCCareers/job/Los-Angeles-CA—Health-Sciences-Campus/Speech-Language-Pathology-Fellow_REQ20098372

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

CF Positions at Lakeshore Professional Voice Center (St. Clair Shores, MI)

Lakeshore Professional Voice Center (LPVC), Lakeshore Ear, Nose & Throat Center is accepting applications for 2 clinical fellowship positions in voice pathology beginning in the summer/fall of 2020. LPVC is located in St. Clair Shores, MI outside of Detroit.  LPVC provides outstanding training for evaluation and treatment of all voice disorders, including the speaking and singing voice, as well as swallowing and airway disorders. Clinical fellows train under the tutelage of Juliana Codino, MS, CCC-SLP, PhDC and laryngologist, Adam Rubin, M.D. and experience an interdisciplinary team approach to care of the patient. Clinical fellows become proficient in voice therapy, acoustic and aerodynamic assessment, respiratory retraining, videostroboscopy and flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing. Opportunities to participate in research and teaching of speech pathology students are provided as well.

 This is a 1-year fellowship.  The requirements for applicants are as follows:

  1. 2 year master’s degree in speech pathology from an ASHA accredited program
  2. Particular interest in voice
  3. Singing experience preferred, but not required
  4. All materials should be merged into a single PDF file and should include:
    • Letter of intent
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Official graduate transcript
    • 2 letters of recommendation with at least one from a clinical supervisor

Applications requested by February 15, 2020.  For further inquiries, please contact:

Juliana Codino, MS, CCC-SLP, PhDC

jcodino@lakeshoreent.com