Clinical Fellowship at the San Francisco VA

Internship/Job: 
Job
Date posted: 
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 10:15 to Friday, March 4, 2016 - 00:00
Employer Name: 
San Francisco Veteran's Affair Medical Center
Phone: 
415 750-2247
Contact Person: 
Patricia Cavanagh
Applicable Field of Study: 
Speech-Language Pathology
Paid/Unpaid: 
Paid
Compensation: 
$46,125
Duration: 
12 Months
Deadline: 
Applications will be accepted through March 4, 2016

The CF is a full-time, 12 month position with a $46,125.00 stipend plus medical and leave benefits.
Recruitment will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted through March 4, 2016. The CF will start July 2016

The Speech Pathology program at the San Francisco VAMC provides diagnostic and rehabilitative services for inpatient, out-patient and the CLC for populations ranging from young adult to geriatric in the areas of dysphagia, cognitive-communicative impairment, aphasia, dysarthria, voice and head and neck cancer. The CF will gain experience performing clinical swallow evaluations, fluoroscopic and endoscopic swallows studies, video stroboscopy, post-laryngectomy voice restoration as well as AAC assessments and telehealth delivery of care for various speech, language, voice and swallowing impairments. He or she will also gain experience with certified LSVT clinicians as the SFVAMC has 1 of the 6 PADRECC Centers in the VHA.

The CF will interact with a variety of specialty services, including Neurology, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Critical Care, TBI Team, Otolaryngology, OT/PT, N&FS and respiratory therapy.
Interested applicants should submit the following:
1. A letter of professional/career objectives
2. Vitae/Resume
3. Currently available official or unofficial graduate transcript
4. Two letters of recommendations from clinical supervisors

Please send complete packet to:
Patricia.Cavanagh@va.gov
For any questions please use email above or call 415 750-2247

Masters Degree Required: 
Yes