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Speech Language Pathology (SLP) Clinical Educator

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Job ID 32 Location/s : Dallas, TX, US Austin,TX,US
San Marcos,CA,US
Date Updated 05/19/2024

The mission of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.



GENERAL SUMMARY

The SLP Clinical Educator (CE) is a state-licensed and ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist who educates, mentors, and supervises students performing client evaluations, screenings, and treatment of patients (adult and pediatric) during on-campus MS-SLP residencies. CEs are required to attend any essential training opportunities offered by the program.


The qualified candidate must have an entry-level master’s degree or higher, along with an appropriate state license and ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence.  At least 2 years of hands-on experience is required in a patient care setting in the profession, and completion of the ASHA requirement for supervision of graduate interns.  The successful candidate will have excellent oral communication and organizational skills, be responsive to adult student needs, and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment.

 This is a part-time, hourly appointment not to exceed 25 hours per week. Weekly work schedules are defined in cooperation with program leaders and faculty.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares the clinical environment to ensure students and clients are ready for sessions. 
  • Organizes and maintains equipment; proposes equipment orders as needed.
  • Teaches and models clinical communication, professionalism, and collaboration.
  • Interacts frequently with students to provide direction, guidance, and feedback.
  • Assists with administration, scoring, and written reporting of assessments and therapy sessions.
  • Communicates with students and families on assessment and treatment activities.
  • Monitors student performance and progress with clinical skills development, provides feedback, and facilitates student participation in learning activities.
  • Assesses student performance on assessment, intervention, interaction, and personal qualities.
  • Supervises, assesses, and provides feedback to students regarding proper protocols for clinical documentation.
  • Reports student performance to the MS-SLP program.
  • Communicates with MS-SLP faculty to ensure consistent content delivery and student concerns, and to recommend changes for upcoming semesters.
  • May lead and/or debrief student participation in clinical simulation activities.
  • Upholds student and part-time faculty handbook policies.
  • Promotes professionalism by modeling such behaviors.
  • Self-evaluates clinical supervision performance; sets goals for improvement in collaboration with program leadership and faculty.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION

Reports to: MS-SLP Director of Clinical Education 

Positions Supervised:  Not applicable


TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on the performance of each essential function.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree or higher
  • Supervision experience with graduate students and/or clinical fellows
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Professional role model
  • Able to provide a nurturing, respectful learning environment
  • Responsive to distance education, adult student needs
  • Working knowledge of educational theory and motor skill development
  • Able to work in a team environment

LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION

  • State-licensed speech-language pathologist
  • ASHA certification (minimum 9 months)

TRAVEL

Minimal to no travel is required

BUSINESS COMPETENCIES

  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
  • Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.


Hiring Range $41.6 - $57
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits that include various options for health and wellness, income planning and protection, a generous paid time off policy including holidays, and professional development opportunities. See the full summary

The University is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin ancestry, disability, marital status, military status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws, regulations, or ordinances.
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