Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
Requisition Number: 2020-290
Business Unit: Munroe-Meyer Institute
Department: MMI Speech Pathology 50000699
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
As clinical faculty in the MMISLP department, this individual would be responsible for conducting clinical, translational or other applicable research within their area of clinical specialty, overseeing the Nebraska Medicine speech-language pathology contract and inpatient team, grant-writing, and training of entry-level, clinical and/or graduate level students. Rank will depend on qualifications. Responsibilities broadly encompass:
Clinical: Providing diagnosis and treatment to individuals in the acute care setting with speech, language, voice, cognitive-linguistic, or swallowing disorders; completing accurate records of evaluation and treatment; developing clinical service programs to improve hospital-based services, establishing hospital and community partnerships, and providing oversight of such programs/partnerships.
Education: Developing and instructing graduate and/or post-graduate students at a level commensurate with experience and scholarly credentials; developing and teaching classes in masters and doctoral degree programs at MMI; providing lectures, workshops, and training opportunities in interdisciplinary settings at Nebraska Medicine, MMI departments and programs and community partners; presenting at local, regional or national conferences in areas relevant to expertise.
Research: Developing and maintaining clinical research expertise within topics related to SLP services; pursuing and securing extramural funding for clinical/translational research; developing and participating in interdisciplinary and intercampus research, program development, and training; supervising of postdoc/inter/graduate student research projects.
Management and Supervision: Overseeing the Inpatient SLP program and staff; supervising half of the clinical SLPs; managing the hospital SLP contract and budget; Attending quarterly meetings with Inpatient Rehabilitation Directors, performing quarterly Quality Improvement indicator audits and creating reports for Nebraska Medicine, serving on the SLP Leadership Team.
Doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology or related area (Strong ABD candidate considered); licensure or license eligibility to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Nebraska; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); Minimum three years of experience in the provision of speech-language pathology services.
Experience in dysphagia. Experience completing MBS and/or FEES. Experience in supervision and management. Skills in public speaking and presentations.
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