The Washington DC VA Medical Center is seeking candidates for a Speech Language Pathology Clinical Fellowship positionfor 2020-2021
The clinical fellow will gain experience in evaluation and treatment of adults with traumatic brain injury, cognitive communication impairments, aphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia, and dysphonia. Clinical fellows will also receive training in performing modified barium swallow and FEES studies, assessing patients for use of assistive technology, transgender voice therapy, and providing pre- and post- laryngectomy education and voice restoration. The CF will manage his/her own caseload and see patients along the continuum of care from intensive care units, outpatient care, sub-acute rehab, long-term care, and hospice/palliative care. He or she will gain experience in conducting both individual and group therapy sessions. The clinical fellow will also interact with a variety of specialty services including neurology, rehab medicine, ENT,geriatrics, and primary care and have an opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary team meetings.
If you are interested in applying for a CFY at the DC VA, please submit a statement of intent, resume, and two recommendation letters no later than February 7, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org. In-Interviews will be conducted via videoconference and scheduled in February 2020. Incomplete applications will not be considered. This is a 12-month position with no expectation of continued employment, with a compensation package that includes salary, health benefits, and sick & annual leave.