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Head & Neck Cancer SLP, Winston-Salem (Posted 3/2/18)

Location: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Job Posted: March 2, 2018

Type: Head & Neck Cancer

Full-time opening for an outpatient Speech-Language Pathologist to join a multidisciplinary head and neck cancer otolaryngology team at a renowned academic institution.  Clinician will provide detailed differential diagnostic interpretations, recommendations and therapeutic services to adults presenting with dysphagia of all etiologies, with an emphasis on head & neck cancer.  Caseload includes management of laryngectomy and tracheostomy. 

The successful candidate will work as a team player, participate in patient/physician outreach/education and manage patient’s swallowing pre and post-surgical and/or radiation treatment. The clinician will be expected assist in the training of student interns, residents, present in-services and participate in research upon request or interest.

Please include a letter of intent as the first page of your resume.

Education / Experience (required): 

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Minimum of one year of clinical experience as a member of a head and neck cancer multidisciplinary team (may be CFY year) preferred.

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: 

  • Current license or eligibility for license in Speech-Language Pathology issued by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists (or temporary license for employee in Clinical Fellowship Year).
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology issued by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (unless in Clinical Fellowship Year).
  • Current Certification from American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers, CPR and AED.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and diagnostic skills (verbal and written)
  • Extensive experience in performing & interpreting flexible endoscopic examination of swallowing (FEES) and modified barium swallow studies (MBS)
  • Laryngectomy management, including stoma care, TEP and alaryngeal communication
  • Dysphagia therapy (traditional treatment, lingual manometry & sEMG)
  • Experience with pharyngeal manometry and interpretation a plus

Special Characteristics:

  • Certification as a Board Recognized Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BRS-S) a plus

To Apply:


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