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Miami VA Healthcare System (Deadline: 4/14/18)

Location: Miami VA Healthcare System, Miami, Florida

Application Deadline: April 14, 2018

Start Date: July/August 2018 

Type: Veterans Affairs Medical Center

The Miami VA Healthcare System, Audiology and Speech Pathology Service is announcing the availability of a full time (40 hours per week) Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) opportunity. This is a temporary appointment for one year without potential for permanent employment. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. The starting date will be between July/August 2018. The appointment is for 12 months, 2080 hours. The compensation package includes base salary as well as medical and leave benefits.

Recruitment will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted through April 14, 2018. Interested applicants should submit the following package:

  1. a letter of interest
  2. a resume
  3. graduate transcript (official or unofficial)
  4. Three letters of reference.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. All applications must be sent in one packet (either via mail or one email).

We are a Level III Polytrauma Clinic Support Team, we provide Telehealth services to the home, our Speech Pathology section interacts closely with a variety of teams including Otolaryngology, Radiology, Nutrition, Geriatrics, Spinal Cord, to name a few. We are part of the CARF accredited acute rehab unit, and work closely with the surgical intensive care and medical intensive care units as well as our Community Living Center.  The Clinical Fellow will have the opportunity to gain experience with instrumental exams (fluoroscopy, FEES, videostroboscopy) as well as various special populations (Head & Neck Cancer, Transgender, alaryngeal speech/tracheoesophageal puncture, cognitive communication impairments, aphasia, dysarthria, ALS/alternative/augmentative communication systems).

We view the CFY as a year of advanced clinical learning.  Anyone interested in working and learning in a fast-paced speech language pathology program with a strong emphasis on evidence based practice who has strong academic credentials and internship experience in a medical setting should contact us.

If you have any questions or would like any additional information about the program, please feel free to email me Shara.Pegelow@va.gov or call me at 786.778.4917.

 

Application packets are to be addressed/sent to:

Shara Pegelow, M.S. CCC-SLP

Audiology & Speech Pathology Service (126)

Miami VA Healthcare System

Bruce W. Carter Medical Center

1201 NW 16th Street

Miami, FL 33125

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