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2020-2021 Clinical Fellowship Announcement
CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP YEAR (CFY) IN MEDICAL SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
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
3. Official or unofficial graduate transcripts
4. Two letters of recommendation
Submit application materials to:
Tetina Kinney, MA, CCC/SLP