The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Michigan Medicine is seeking a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with experience in provision of speech and language impairment in the pediatric population. This candidate will require Fellowship training or significant experience working with the Craniofacial patient population. Incumbent will be responsible for providing coverage for outpatient services within the Craniofacial Clinic at Michigan Medicine.
Diagnosis and treatment of children with cleft lip/palate and other craniofacial abnormalities.
Competency in use of and interpretation of nasometry assessment and nasopharyngoscopic assessment of velopharyngeal functioning.
State-wide outreach training of SLPs treating children with cleft lip/palate.
Resident and intern teaching in medical and dental programs regarding communication problems associated with craniofacial anomalies.
Swallowing disorder evaluation and management.
Participation in weekly interdisciplinary team clinic.
Education of patients and families regarding communication and swallowing disorders.
Documentation of clinical findings, adhering to regulatory agency and insurance requirements.
Teaching of residents and interns re: communication problems associated with craniofacial anomalies.
Research collaboration with medical and allied health disciplines, including presentation at state, national and international meetings.
M.A. or M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology
Certificate of Clinical Competence
Eligibility for State of Michigan licensure
Progressively complex experience with assessment of children/teen with cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies, including experience with nasopharyngoscopic assessment, use of multiview videofluoroscopy and nasometry.
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
Ability to work effectively with medical and allied health professionals within an interdisciplinary team.
Internal Number: 2021CF-SLP
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