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Long Beach VA Healthcare System (Deadline: 2/28/18)

Location: Long Beach VA – Long Beach, CA

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018

Start Date: October 2018

Type: Veterans Affairs Medical Center

The Speech Pathology Section at the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is pleased to announce a Clinical Fellowship position with a desired start date of October 2018. The Clinical Fellowship is a full time position with a compensation package that includes salary, health benefits, and sick and annual leave. This is a temporary appointment that will last for one year. Only US citizens are eligible to apply.

Located along the Southern California coast, the medical center provides comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, and extended care programs. The Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is a 237 bed facility providing primary, secondary, and tertiary health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. It supports a 99 bed Community Living Center and a 90 bed Spinal Cord Injury Center. In addition, the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is a Level III Polytrauma Center.

The Clinical Fellow can expect to gain experience in all areas of medical speech pathology, including evaluation and treatment of individuals with speech, language, cognitive, voice, and swallowing disorders. In addition, the Clinical Fellow will receive training and experience in the following: fluoroscopic and endoscopic swallowing evaluations, augmentative communication, laryngeal stroboscopy, and post-laryngectomy voice restoration. Patients are seen along the continuum of care from intensive care, acute rehabilitation, outpatient care, and long-term care.

Applications must be received via email by midnight on February 28, 2018. The application packet should include a statement of intent, resume, and graduate school transcripts. In your resume include contact information for three references who are familiar with your academic and/or clinical skills. Transcripts may be unofficial. These items should be submitted as a single PDF document. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Unsolicited references will not be reviewed.

Interested candidates may contact: Michelle Sticht, M.S., CCC-SLP


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