This is a full-time, exempt term position lasting six months to one year.
The Vanderbilt Voice Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences in Nashville, TN would like to announce the opening for a full-time Voice Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Fellowship position beginning November 2022.
Recently named America's "it" city by The New York Times, Nashville is home to a wide variety of musicians, artists and songwriters, all of whom help give credo to the name Music City, USA. Because of its proximity to the famous Music Row, the Vanderbilt Voice Center shares a close relationship with the music industry and its professionals. Members of the music industry and Vanderbilt Voice Center work together in daily collaborations and have built longstanding relationships of trust and professionalism- a unique characteristic found only in Nashville's voice community.
The clinical fellowship position offers the opportunity to work within a state-of-the-art voice center as an integrated member of an accomplished team of voice professionals cooperating in academic and research endeavors. The Vanderbilt Voice Center is a multidisciplinary outpatient care center staffed by 4 laryngologists, 2 laryngology fellows and 7 voice speech-language pathologists. The clinical fellow will work alongside our Voice Center team and will also interact with the Head and Neck team and Craniofacial team and may expect daily collaboration with each of them, as we are embedded within the larger Otolaryngology department at Vanderbilt Medical Center on the main hospital campus.
As a fellowship participant, the clinician will be challenged to apply advanced clinical skills in the evaluation, treatment and triage of patients in each specialty care area. Some of the skills the candidate should expect to develop while at the Vanderbilt Voice Center are:
rigid and flexible endoscopy in adult and pediatric populations
pre- and post-operative laryngectomy care and management
acoustic and aerodynamic voice analysis
neurological voice evaluation and intervention
comprehensive voice rehabilitation techniques
The Vanderbilt Voice Center is seeking a highly productive clinical fellow with strong interpersonal skills and a specific interest in diagnostic, habilitative, and rehabilitative voice care. Candidates should have a strong academic background that includes evaluation and treatment of voice disorders and should possess an ability and motivation to do the following:
Gather and synthesize information from various sources regarding voice science and voice disorders
Employ evidence-based problem solving as a member of a large but collaborative team
Participate in on-going clinical research and present research locally and nationally
Conduct themselves in a professional, ethical manner
Document patient care & develop thorough treatment plans for individual patients
Develop a knowledge of billing & coding procedures
Use reflective-learning techniques and self-assessments to develop skills and acquire knowledge
Licensed candidates will be considered for this position. Singing voice experience is an advantageous - but not mandatory - qualification for consideration.
Qualified candidates should send a current curriculum vitae, a letter documenting their background and interest in voice, a reference list, and one letter of recommendation to Jenny Muckala at email@example.com and Cc Pamela Woosley at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Applications will be accepted through August 20, 2022
Vanderbilt is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
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