CLINICAL SPEECH PATHOLOGIST
JOB NO.: 96161-AS
Work Type: Staff-Part Time
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal
Position Vacancy ID: 96161-AS
Working Title: Clinical Speech Pathologist
Official Title: SR CLIN SPCH PATHOLOG(R62BN) or CLIN SPCH PATHOLOGIST(R62DN) or ASSOC CL SPCH PATHOL(R62FN)
Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 24, 2018
Term: This position will end on FEBRUARY 20, 2019.
Minimum $45,442 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
A Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology required. Specialization in the area of Developmental Disabilities and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Must have knowledge and experience with children and youth with developmental disabilities and possess clinical skills in evaluating and treating individuals with disabilities for feeding, swallowing, speech-language development and potential need for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).
Well-qualified candidates will have the following preferred experience:
- Experience providing specialized feeding and swallowing assessments and interventions to children and youth with developmental disabilities in an outpatient specialty care clinical setting
- Experience evaluating and identifying appropriate treatment goals for individuals with speech and language impairments, including speech intelligibility issues, receptive and expressive language disabilities, and potential AAC needs.
- Experience with use of the electronic medical record
- Experience with children and youth with who have diverse, severe disabilities and multiple impairments.
- Experience working on an interdisciplinary team.
License or certificate:
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Wisconsin in Speech Language Pathology. Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) is required.
The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of only 14 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical bio- manufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.
The Clinical Speech Language Pathologist is a staff member of the Developmental Disabilities and Genetics Clinical Services, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) work unit at the Waisman Center. The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) will provide diagnostic and treatment services to individuals (children and youth) seen within the Cerebral Palsy Clinic and other Waisman Center clinics as needed. This position will be expected to perform feeding and swallowing assessments, speech and language assessments of individuals served in the clinic.
A Criminal Background Check will be conducted.
Must complete HIPAA training and receive certification within the first 5 days of employment and annually thereafter within 5 days of notification.
Reporting requirements must be completed in a timely manner, including but not limited to effort reporting and outside activities reporting.
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
Note: This is a fixed-term terminal appointment expected to be through February 20, 2019. This appointment may be extended depending on program need and funding availability.
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. You will be asked to upload a cover letter and resume detailing your interest and qualifications as it relates to this position.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: Oct 5 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Oct 19 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time