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Boston VA Healthcare System (Deadline: 2/16/18)

Location: Boston VA Healthcare System, Boston MA

Application Deadline: February 16, 2018

Start Date: Late Summer 2018 

Type: Veterans Affairs Medical Center

The VA Boston Healthcare System announces TWO Clinical Fellowship (CF) positions for Fiscal Year 2019.  The starting date will be within the time frame of July through September 2018 negotiable depending on the availability of the successful candidate.

Recruitment begins NOW.  Applications will be accepted through February 16, 2017.

The appointment is 12 months, 2080 hours.

The stipend is $43,343 + benefits

TWO full-time, one year (12 month) CF positions available.

*must be a US Citizen for this opportunity.

*Applicants with a strong academic background in adult anatomy, cognitive-communication disorders, dysphagia, evidence-based practice, language disorders, neuroscience, neurogenic communication disorders, and voice are preferred.

Interested applicants should submit the following for a completed application:

  1. A cover letter of interest in the position
  2. A Vitae/Resume
  3. Two signed letters of recommendation (emailed by candidate or reference)
  4. Experience Questions (Attached as an addendum below)

Call me with any questions.  We will accept completed applications ONLY (cover letter, resume, references, and experience document) from right now through February 16 and then pick the top 6-8 candidates from those for interview with a plan to finalize the process selecting a candidate on or before March 24.

Tentative start date is July through September 2018.   We intend to offer TWO distinct experiences with opportunity to share populations and settings for limited prescribed intervals.  One focus will be on Geriatric Care, one focus on Rehab/Acute Care.

VA Boston Healthcare System provides more traineeships to budding healthcare professionals than any VA in the country and the interprofessional experience is unmatched.  VABHS is the largest consolidated facility in VISN 1, encompasses 3 main campuses and our staff consists of 6.0 FTEE. The consolidated facility consists of the Jamaica Plain Campus, located in the heart of Boston’s Longwood Medical Community; the tertiary care West Roxbury Campus, located on the Dedham line; and the Brockton Campus, located 20 miles south of Boston.

Thanks for your time and consideration.



Send application and references electronically as a single packet (required): References can also be accepted directly from the referring party if needed

Gary D. Gramigna M.S., CCC-SLP 
Speech Pathology Supervisor   (126)
VA Boston Healthcare System
1400 VFW Parkway
West Roxbury MA  02132
Wrk: 857-203-6776
Fax: 857-203-5507


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