A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
This position is based at the Taubman Center Otolaryngology ambulatory care unit and will be in support of head and neck (H&N) cancer patients.
Evaluation of adults with communication and swallowing disorders secondary to H&N cancer.
Treatment of adults with communication and swallowing disorders secondary to H&N cancer.
Education of patients and families regarding communication and swallowing disorders secondary to H&N cancer.
Documentation of clinical findings, adhering to regulatory agency and insurance requirements.
Participation in monthly H&N cancer support group.
Participation in quality improvement efforts through the lean in daily work initiative.
M.A. or M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology
ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
Michigan Licensure or eligibility for state of Michigan licensure
Progressively complex experience with the assessment and treatment of voice, articulation, resonance, laryngeal and swallowing disorders.
Excellent communication skills:verbal and written
Ability to work effectively with medical and allied health professionals within an interdisciplinary team
Previous experience treating Head and Neck Cancer patients is preferred.
This is a FLSA exempt position based at the main medical campus of University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and will be working a day schedule, Monday through Friday.
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