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Speech Pathologist

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Speech Pathologist
Requisition Number RE26575
Working Title
Department Name 7N620:Communication Sciences and Disorders
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 47
Salary Range $54,142-89,315/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MS Speech Pathology

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification

Kentucky SLP License and Registration, CCC eligible

Physical Requirements

Ability to perform the physical requirements necessary for the position including but not limited to: walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, sitting on the floor and in small children’s chairs, getting up and down from the floor, and lifting children and equipment. Must also have the capacity to provide the children with a speech/language model.

Shift

Typically Days; Monday – Friday

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky Voice & Swallow Clinic, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Health Sciences is seeking a motivated health care professional to fill a full time Clinical Speech-Language Pathology position. This position will provide diagnostic and treatment services for a wide range of swallowing disorders to an outpatient Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery population in an exciting and busy state-of-the-art Voice & Swallow Clinic. This is an exciting opportunity to work clinically on a multidisciplinary collaborative team that includes multi-specialty physicians and speech-language pathologists. Experience in diagnostic techniques including videofluoroscopy and flexible and rigid endoscopy is preferred. Experience with head and neck cancer and neurogenic populations is also desired. In addition to the above, one of the essential functions of this position is to perform outreach and extension to develop inter professional community partners. The successful applicant must possess or be eligible for Kentucky State licensure and be ASHA certified (CCC-SLP). A minimum of 2 years’ experience is desired.
This is a wonderful full-time clinical position in a rapidly growing voice and swallow clinic, in an environment that provides a good balance of support and autonomy. The benefits offered by the University of Kentucky include an outstanding retirement plan, competitive health, dental and vision coverage as well as extraordinary educational programs.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Expected clinical skills also include assessment and treatment for vocal cord dysfunction, dysphagia, voice disturbance due to Parkinson’s disease, and nasality.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 03/02/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2021-02-19 Expires: 2021-03-21

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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