The George E Wahlen Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Salt Lake City, UT is pleased to announce the availability of one Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Fellowship, to begin mid-Summer of 2024. This one-year temporary position will be full-time (Mon-Fri; 40 hours/week) with an approximate salary of $41,206, which includes health and leave benefits. Only US citizens are eligible to apply.
Our facility is located on a 81 acre campus situated at the foot of the rugged Wasatch Mountain range 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 VA Salt Lake City Health Care System is part of the VA Rocky Mountain Network. Our health care system consists of our main facility located in Salt Lake City and multiple community clinics across Utah, Idaho and Nevada, spanning 125,000 square miles. We provide health care in person and virtually to over 75,000 eligible Veterans across one of the largest geographical areas in VA. The VAMC is a 121 bed facility. We support an active academic affiliation with the University of Utah and many other academic institutions. We provide a wide range of tertiary services, including a regional heart transplant program operated in conjunction with the University of Utah. We collaborate with multiple disciplines including: emergency care, neurology, oncology, otolaryngology, pulmonary, physical medicine and rehabilitation, radiology, nutrition, mental and behavioral health, geriatrics, caregiver support, homeless Veteran care, LGBTQ+ Veteran care, and more.
The clinical fellow can gain experience and provide services in all areas of medical speech-language pathology, across inpatient, outpatient and specialty clinic settings. Specialized training may be offered with TBI/polytrauma, AAC, ALS, transgender voice, laryngectomy care/TEP, instrumental swallow and voice evaluations and more.
In order to apply, please submit a single PDF document (saved in the following format: Name-University-2024 CF packet) that includes the following:
Two letters of recommendation signed by clinical supervisors
Graduate transcripts (unofficial copy permitted)
Application packets must be emailed by COB Friday March 1st, 2024.
Interviews will be offered to chosen candidates mid-March, and interviews will be tentatively scheduled to occur March 26th-27th, 2024; and will be conducted via teleconference.