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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.”


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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 world-renowned faculty and staff. With world-class research, teaching, and medical practice opportunities, why not choose the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine?


The Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery - Division of Laryngology has an opening for a full-time Speech Language Pathologist. The SLP will plan and administer speech language pathology evaluations and implement appropriate treatment. Effort will be designated for weekly support of active clinical research.


Essential Functions

  • Independently performing Modified Barium Swallow Studies (MBSS), Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) exams, videostroboscopic exams.
  • Conducting tandem multidisciplinary clinics with laryngologists and head & neck surgeons to optimize clinical care.
  • Managing an independent case load of adults with voice and swallowing disorders secondary to various medically challenging etiologies using evidence-based evaluations and treatments.
  • Educating and counseling patients and family members regarding the communication & swallowing disorders the patients are being treated for.
  • Required to finish medical documentation within the specified timelines.
  • Organize daily schedule to prioritize responsibilities including the integration of meetings, responsibilities, or tasks into schedule without negative impact on patient care or productivity.
  • Supporting clinical research until the individual builds up their caseload. The clinical research effort will focus on swallowing, including assessment and rehabilitation of dysphagia due to neurological conditions and head and neck cancer, among other etiologies.
  • Proficiency with working in a multidisciplinary team (which includes surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, nurse navigators, RNs, social workers and dieticians) setting and ability to communicate and relay information efficiently with the different members of the team.
  • The clinician will be traveling between two different office locations (West Chester and Clifton).
  • Participating in monthly journal clubs, resident rounds and continuing education responsibilities.
  • Participating and supervising clinical educational responsibilities like mentoring graduate students, fellows and community partners.

Minimum Requirements

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

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • ASHA-CCCs and ASHA membership.
  • Proficiency and independence in MBSS (MBSImP certification required), FEES, and videostroboscopy (flex and rigid scope).
  • Independence with managing voice & swallowing disorders including head and neck cancer (laryngectomy care included), neurologic and neurogenic disorders.
  • Ideal certifications in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment and/or SpeakOut, Manual Lymphatic Drainage therapy for the head and neck, myofascial release training for the head and neck.
  • Interest in clinical research in dysphagia and voice.


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: 82312 


Speech Pathologist, College of Medicine

Date:  Jun 18, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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