The George E Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT is pleased to announce the availability of one Clinical Fellowship in Speech-Language Pathology, to begin late Summer or early Fall of 2018. This one-year position will be full-time (40 hours/week) and pays $39,226 + benefits.
The SLC VAMC is located on a 70 acre campus situated at the foot of the rugged Wasatch Mountains overlooking the city below. The area offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities including hiking, biking, and world class skiing & cultural venues including concerts, theatre, and dining opportunities.
The George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a 121 - bed tertiary care facility serving Veterans residing within a 25,000 square mile area within VISN 19. It is closely affiliated with the University of Utah School of Medicine. SLC VAMC offers traditional and specialty care services including pathology, radiology, neurology, nuclear medicine and psychiatry. We provide Telehealth services to Veterans living in rural settings and are a Polytrauma Clinic Support Team (Level III) providing services for OEF/OIF veterans. Our Speech-Language Pathology Section maintains close interaction with a variety of teams including Radiology, Geriatrics, Otolaryngology, Nutrition, Prosthetics & Sensory Aids, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
The Clinical Fellow will engage in a professionally challenging year gaining experience in evaluation and treatment of adults with dysphagia (fluoroscopy & FEES), cognitive communication impairments, aphasia, dysarthria and voice disorders including special populations (i.e. H&N Cancer and Transgender). Additionally, there will be an opportunity to work closely with the Aphasia and Apraxia of Speech Research Lab.
Interested applicants should submit the following:
(1) Cover Letter/Letter of Intent summarizing career objectives
(3) Two letters of recommendation (include these in your email attachment, do not send separately)
(4) Graduate Program Transcripts (official or unofficial copy)
All application packets will be accepted via email through April 12, 2018. Late or incomplete packets will not be considered.
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Top candidate selections will be announced May 9, 2018 and interviews for top candidates will be scheduled May 15, 2018 and May 16, 2018 (in person or videoconference)