Speech Pathologist (Hourly/Temporary)

Employer
University of Washington
Location
Seattle, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Speech Pathologist (Hourly/Temporary) Req #:205178Department:Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral SciencesAppointing Department Web Address:https://psychiatry.uw.edu/Job Location: Seattle Campus Posting Date:04/15/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:$39.32-$54.61/Hour Shift:First Shift The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (PBSCI) within the UW School of Medicine is the third largest clinical department with 285 full-time faculty members, 280 clinical faculty members, and over 300 staff. Department faculty provide clinical services in 5 hospitals, 14 primary care locations, and several outpatient sites in addition to telepsychiatry consultations to more than 150 clinics in Washington and beyond. As the only academic psychiatry department serving the five state WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho), the Department’s highly competitive residency training program is largely responsible for developing the mental health workforce in the Pacific Northwest. The Department’s robust research portfolio totals $35 million in grants and contracts per year for projects ranging from clinical neurosciences to treatment development to health policy and population health. The Department is recognized as an international leader in developing, testing, and implementing Collaborative Care, an integrated care model increasingly seen as a solution for population-based mental health care. Other areas of excellence include Addictions, Autism, High Risk Youth, Neurosciences, and Trauma, and the Department is developing innovative new programs in Technology and Mental Health, Global Mental Health, Maternal and Child Mental Health, and Targeted Intervention Development.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for a temporary part time speech pathologist.

Under the supervision of Dr. Sara Jane Webb, projects in the Research in Autism and the Brain, UW and Psychophysiology and Behavioral Systems lab, SCRI are focused on the development of individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders, developing methods to predict development outcomes, assessing engagement of targeted neural systems, and/or enhancing understanding of outcomes in clinical trials.

Responsibilities:
The Speech-language Pathologist will provide support for a clinical trial and basic science research study with children (5-17 years) with 16p11.2 deletion syndrome, autism and/or other neurodevelopmental disabilities. Job roles include conducting speech and motor assessments to study participants; creating evaluation reports, facilitating participant engagement; development and monitoring of research procedures in relation to the speech and motor assessments; and responsibility for quality assurance systems to accomplish research goals. Work location will be the Center on Human Development and Disabilities at the University of Washington, Seattle WA. More information on the clinical trial can be found here - Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of Arbaclofen in 16p11.2 Deletion - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov.

Minimum Qualifications:
•A Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology or Communicative Disorders or equivalent degree approved by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association AND a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association.
•One year of experience as a speech pathologist, audiologist, or equivalent is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience with pediatric population


Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].

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