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Speech Language Pathologist, PRN/FEE Basis – Louisville, Kentucky
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 2570Start Date: 07/24/2018End Date: 12/31/2018
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education: Master’s degree or its equivalent in speech-language pathology, communication disorders, or a directly related field from an accredited college or university is required. Accredited means a college or university accredited by a regional accreditation organization and a speech language pathology academic program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Licensure: The audiologist must maintain full, current, and unrestricted licensure/registration. Language: In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), No person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. You must be proficient in basic written and spoken English in order to meet the requirements of this position. Grade Determinations: FEE Assignments: Employees at this grade level are independent licensed practitioners and are considered to be at the full performance level. Employees may be appointed to one of the following assignments: Speech-Language pathologist – At this grade level the speech language pathologist are considered to be at the full performance level. You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) based on your application for this position. a. Ability to develop coherent treatment strategies.
b. Ability to incorporate new clinical procedures sufficient to perform clinical service independently;
c. Ability to conduct assessments, provide treatment interventions, and provide consultation to other health care professionals.
d. Knowledge of instrumentation used in speech-language pathology;
e. Knowledge of principles and techniques used in alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) systems, diagnosis and treatment of dysphagia, and cognitive-communication disorders;
f. Knowledge of principles and techniques used in voice disorders including alaryngeal an trach/ventilator-dependent patients; and
g. Ability to perform functions associated with contemporary speech-language pathology practice. Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary and non-strenuous. There is some lifting of light equipment and materials, and pushing wheelchairs.
References: VA Handbook 5005/39, Part II, Appendix G30, Speech-Language pathologist QUALIFICATION STANDARD, dated August 24, 2010.
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