Speech Pathologist

Job description

The University of Kentucky Voice & Swallow Clinic, Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Health Sciences is seeking a motivated health care professional to fill a full time Clinical Speech-Language Pathology position. This position will provide diagnostic and treatment services for a wide range of swallowing disorders to an outpatient Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery population in an exciting and busy state-of-the-art Voice & Swallow Clinic. This is an exciting opportunity to work clinically on a multidisciplinary collaborative team that includes multi-specialty physicians and speech-language pathologists. Experience in diagnostic techniques including videofluoroscopy and flexible and rigid endoscopy is preferred. Experience with head and neck cancer and neurogenic populations is also desired. In addition to the above, one of the essential functions of this position is to perform outreach and extension to develop inter professional community partners. The successful applicant must possess or be eligible for Kentucky State licensure and be ASHA certified (CCC-SLP). A minimum of 2 years' experience is desired, although applicants with a strong background in working with individuals with swallowing disorders, including clinical fellow applicants, will be considered. This is a wonderful full-time clinical position in a rapidly growing voice and swallow clinic, in an environment that provides a good balance of support and autonomy. The benefits offered by the University of Kentucky include an outstanding retirement plan, competitive health, dental and vision coverage as well as extraordinary educational programs.

Job Title
Speech Pathologist

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Working Title
Speech Pathologist

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

MS Speech Pathology

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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Kentucky SLP License and Registration, CCC eligible

Physical Requirements

Ability to perform the physical requirements necessary for the position including but not limited to: engaging with children in a work space, including moving about and lifting children and equipment. Must also have the capacity to provide the children with a speech/language model.


Monday - Friday


Expected clinical skills also include assessment and treatment for vocal cord dysfunction, dysphagia, voice disturbance due to Parkinson's disease, and nasality.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response that best represents your years of full-time, paid work experience in an educational healthcare setting.
    • None
    • Some, but less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Do you have specialized training in dysphagia?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you hold an active Kentucky SLP License and ASHA Registration, or are you eligible to obtain both by date of hire?
    • Yes, hold SLP and ASHA
    • Yes, eligible
    • No
  4. * Do you currently hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association, or are you eligible to obtain one by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • Yes, Eligible for Certification
    • No
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/12/2018
    Application Due: 4/23/2018
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