UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
College of Medicine
DEPT OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
ROBIN T. COTTON AND ROCCO DAL VERA VOICE, SWALLOWING AND AIRWAY CENTER
CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
(OUTPATIENT VOICE & SWALLOWING SPECIALTY)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Fall 2022-Summer 2023
Application Deadline: April 15th, 2022
Applications will be reviewed after the deadline and selected applicants will be contacted for interviews by April 29th.
Link to the posting: jobs.uc.edu/job-invite/77268
As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s doctors are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Otolaryngology is a top-tier department with renowned faculty and staff. With world-class research, teaching and medical practice opportunities, why not choose the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine?
UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, is looking for a Speech & Language Pathologist. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
The University of Cincinnati Voice, Swallowing & Airway Center in collaboration with the Divisions of Laryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, is pleased to offer a 9-month intensive clinical fellowship opportunity in the areas of swallowing & voice disorders.
The applicants must have foundational knowledge in anatomy and physiology of the head and neck and experience including:
– Coursework in voice and swallowing disorders, especially head and neck anatomy.
– Medical Speech-Language Pathology practicum experience (preferably in voice and swallowing disorders).
– Practicum experience in conducting and documenting videostroboscopic evaluations & Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES).
– MBSimp (student version or clinician) reliability zone completion of at least 80% for each component.
During the fellowship, trainees will develop skills in the following:
– Independent use of rigid and flexible endoscopy to perform videostroboscopic voice evaluations.
– Independent in ability to perform FEES and Videoflouroscopic Swallow Studies
– CSL and PAS for acoustic and aerodynamic assessment of voice and airway.
– Developing and implementing treatment plans for patients with voice & swallowing disorders.
– Communication skills for use in multidisciplinary team including laryngologists & head and neck surgeons, nurse navigators, CNPs/PAs/RNs, dieticians, social work, physical/occupational therapists.
– Clinical research.
– Evidence-based medicine
Clinical fellows are required to participate in additional learning/service opportunities outside of immediate patient care including:
– Clinical research (either new or ongoing initiatives) with a potential for a poster/oral presentation at a state or national conference
– Monthly multi-institutional SLP journal club
– Quarterly Voice & Swallowing Rounds with ENT residents
– Fellowship quality improvement project
– Attendance of head & neck support group
– Participation in periodic educational opportunities through the Dept. of Otolaryngology.