Exciting opportunitues for speech-language pathology clinical fellows to join our team in providing broad based, cutting-edge services at one of Texas' leading academic health science centers. The clinical fellowship is a one year residency position beginning in June or July 2018. During this one year appointment, residents fulfill requirements for the ASHA Clinical Fellowship Year, and Texas Speech-Language Pathology Intern license.
The speech-language pathology staff of UTMB's Center for Audiology and Speech Pathology provide a variety of speech-language pathology services for inpatients and outpatients of all ages. Services include:
infant and toddler feeding assessments
pediatric and adult modified barium swallow services
fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing
videostroboscopy and voice treatment
assessment and treatment of tracheostomy and ventilator dependent patients
speech rehabilitation for head and neck cancer patients
speech, language, and cognitive-linguistic assessments.
Two positions are offered this year. One position will focus primarily on adult services and the other will focus primarily on pediatric services. Some overlap occurs for basic services.
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Minimum qualifications include: Master's degree, eligibility for ASHA Clinical Fellowship, and eligibility for Texas Speech-Language Pathology Intern license. Please complete online application at http://jobs.utmb.edu - job ID # (TBA February - check back for #) AND send letter of interest, resume, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and description of practicum settings and hours obtained to:
Kathleen M. Kerr, MS Assistant Director, Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology The University of Texas Medical Branch 301 University Boulevard Galveston, TX 77555-0523
Deadline: February 28, 2018 OR UNTIL FILLED. Completed application packets will be reviewed as received.
For questions, please contact: Kathleen M. Kerr, MS, Assistant Director firstname.lastname@example.org; Deborah L. Carlson, Ph.D., Director, email@example.com; or Cathy Duncan, firstname.lastname@example.org. Office phone: 409 772-2711.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package that includes health, dental, and vision plans along with generous holiday and vacation leave. The State of Texas has NO STATE INCOME TAX.
Internal Number: JOB ID#'s TBA February
About The University of Texas Medical Branch
UTMB is a leading academic health sciences center located on the Texas gulf coast. Galveston is located on a barrier island approximately 50 miles south of Houston. Galveston is known for its historic architecture and Victorian-era homes, numerous year-round outdoor activities, annual festivals, and Strand shopping district.
UTMB's more than 12,000 employees have a well-earned reputation for meeting the health needs of Texas by educating future healers and scientists, advancing medical knowledge through research, and by providing advanced clinical care in a highly collaborative environment.
The campus includes a 435+ bed academic medical center, island and mainland based outpatient clinics, and four academic schools.
Galveston Island has 32 miles of beachfront , winter temperatures ranging from 50s to 90s , and over 550 historical landmarks. The island has a year round population of 60,000 with 6.5 million visitors per year.
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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.