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Speech Pathologist I

Posting ID 116337
Department Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery/Carver College of Medicine
Jobcode Speech Pathologist I
Working Title Speech Pathologist I

Classification Title: Speech Pathologist I PD66

Department: Department of Otolaryngology

Pay Grade: 07 (

Salary: $52,445 - commensurate

Percent of Time: 100%

Type of Position: Temporary

Drivers License required: No

A resume is required as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact ( Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and health screening.


Diagnose and provide clinical services for patients who may or do have a communication disorder.


Select, administer and interpret appropriate diagnostic and/or clinical procedures to provide for differential diagnosis of patients' communication status.

Coordinate diagnostic results with those from other professions, such as educational, medical, social and behavioral information.

Plan, direct, conduct or participate in habilitative and rehabilitative programs including counseling, guidance and clinical work regarding appropriate modes of communication for a patient.

Predict potential benefit to patient from clinical work.

Initiate and maintain functional, comprehensive records concerning each patient.

Provide information to other professionals regarding status and program needs of patients in order to facilitate continuity of services.

Counsel patients, families and others concerning the management of the patient's communication disorder including the social and psychological problems associated with it.

Instruct and supervise graduate students in speech pathology and audiology.

Train individuals in other professions in speech pathology techniques and procedures.

Train, schedule, assign and evaluate work of support staff.

Participate in service training programs in speech pathology and/or related professions.

Participate in research to develop diagnostic and remedial techniques and procedures for communication disorders and other research pertaining to communication processes.

Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.

Establish and maintain standards of collaborative interaction among peers and employees that is characterized by respect, honesty and service; assure that all unit members are held to similar standards and ethics; constructively manages conflict.

Manage the talents, strengths and behaviors of each individual in a diverse work group, while providing each employee with the opportunity to contribute to the goals of the unit. Work to assure that all employees are respected and treated consistent with University policies in regard to equal employment opportunity and diversity.

Inspire and motivate others to high performance by exercising strong stewardship of University resources, setting expectations, measuring success through individual performance evaluations, and driving organizational results.

Identify opportunities for and creates development plans that encourage employees to attend to the growth of their personal and professional capacity; engage self and staff in collective reflection of the University’s greater role in society.


Supervision is received from a Director, Assistant Director or other designated official.


Functional supervision is exercised over support staff.


A Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology is required.

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology issued by the American Boards of Examiners of Speech Pathology and Audiology of the American Speech and Hearing Association or qualifications equivalent to such certification is required. An individual is considered to possess such equivalent qualifications if s/he meets the academic, practicum and supervised experience requirements for certification and has achieved an acceptable score on the National Examination in Speech Pathology.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Some (6 months – 1 year) experience in Speech Pathology is required.

Experience working with patients who have neurogenic (stroke, brain injury, neoplasms) communication and swallowing disorders is required.

Experience performing videofluoroscopic swallow assessments/oropharyngeal motility studies is highly desired.

Experience using and providing alternative and augmentative communication is highly desired.

Experience performing flexible fiberoptic endoscopic evaluations of swallowing is desired.

Experience evaluating and treating communication and swallowing disorders in adult patients with tracheostomy/mechanical ventilation including tracheostomy speaking valves is desired.

Experience using electronic medical record is highly desired.

Phone: 319-678-8155
Application Instructions email resume to
Ad Start Date 03/04/2019
Ad End Date 07/31/2019