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Speech Language Pathologist, Adult Swallow - 100% FTE - University Hospital (10675)

University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation
Madison, WI 53703
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Practice as a Clinical Speech Language Pathologist at UW Health.

We are seeking a Clinical Speech Language Pathologist (Swallow) to:

  • Work at a nationally known state of the art Voice and Swallow Center.

  • Work clinically and academically with a multidisciplinary team that includes physicians and speech language pathologists

  • Perform diagnostics including: acoustics, aerodynamics, stroboscopy, and flexible endoscopy

  • Develop new programs and outreach opportunities

  • Contribute to learning experiences for residents, medical students, speech pathologist and clinical fellows.

  • Be involved with clinical research and continuing education.

  • Work in a cutting-edge clinical environment at multiple locations throughout UW Health Systems.

Minimum - Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology.

Work Experience:
Minimum Experience in diagnostics including acoustics, aerodynamics, stroboscopy, high speed imaging, flexible endoscopy, videofluoroscopy, and high resolution manometry. Experience in providing voice, airway, resonance, and swallow therapy.

Preferred Three (3) or more years of experience in subspecialized voice, airway, resonance, and swallow medical setting preferred. Contribution to local or national professional boards and committees (such as ASHA or state-level speech and hearing associations). Record of presentation at national and regional professional conferences.

Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum WI Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) license. ASHA certified (CCC-SLP) or eligible for certification. Certification in Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automatic External Defibrillator or ability to obtain within three (3) months of hire.

Preferred BCSS preferred for swallow subspecialty.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with a variety of procedure-based assessment and intervention protocols

  • Organization, time management, flexibility, and positive attitude are crucial to successful performance.

  • Ability to collaborate with peers while being open and approachable

  • Ability to be flexible in schedule and approach to meet the departments operational needs

  • Ability and willingness to learn diagnostics and treatment associated with subspecialty

Physical Requirements:
Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.

Work Schedule:
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position scheduled to work Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (some days there maybe an earlier 7:30 am start time needed). Occasional weekend andholiday coverage isrequired. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.

University Hospitalin Madison is a Magnet-designated facility thatsranked Wisconsins #1 hospitaland considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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