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Clinical Fellow Speech Pathologist, College of Medicine

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.


At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.


Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s doctors are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Otolaryngology is a top-tier department with renowned faculty and staff. With world-class research, teaching and medical practice opportunities, why not choose the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine?


The University of Cincinnati Voice, Swallowing & Airway Center in collaboration with the Divisions of Laryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, is pleased to offer a 9-month intensive clinical fellowship opportunity in the areas of swallowing & voice disorders. This fellowship experience satisfies accreditation requirements for ASHA CCCs and Ohio SLP licensure. This position is temporary for the 9 month term and requires a commitment for the term of the assignment.


Essential Functions

During the fellowship, trainees will develop skills in the following:

  • Independent use of rigid and flexible endoscopy to perform videostroboscopic voice evaluations.
  • Independent in ability to perform FEES and Videoflouroscopic Swallow Studies (VFSS/MBSS).
  • CSL and PAS for acoustic and aerodynamic assessment of voice and airway.
  • Developing and implementing treatment plans for patients with voice & swallowing disorders.
  • Communication skills for use in multidisciplinary team including laryngologists & head and neck surgeons, nurse navigators, CNPs/PAs/RNs, dieticians, social work, physical/occupational therapists.
  • Clinical research.
  • Evidence-based medicine.


Clinical fellows are required to participate in additional learning/service opportunities outside of immediate patient care including:

  • Clinical research (either new or ongoing initiatives) with a potential for a poster/oral presentation at a state or national conference.
  • Monthly journal club.
  • Quarterly Voice & Swallowing Rounds with ENT residents.
  • Fellowship quality improvement project.
  • Attendance of head & neck support group.
  • Participation in periodic educational opportunities through the Department of Otolaryngology.

Minimum Requirements

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology; license issued by Ohio Medical Board as well as Ohio Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Coursework in voice and swallowing disorders especially head and neck anatomy.
  • Medical Speech-Language Pathology practicum experience (preferably in voice and swallowing disorders).
  • Practicum experience in conducting and documenting videostroboscopic evaluations & Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES).
  • MBSimp (student version or clinician) reliability zone completion of at least 80% for each component.
  • Applicants with previous practicum experience in voice & swallowing are ideal.




Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 77268 


Clinical Fellow Speech Pathologist, College of Medicine

Date:  Jun 27, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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