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La Jolla
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HX Contract
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

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#111319 (SLP) Speech Language Pathologist

Initial Review Date: Tue 11/30/2021

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The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of California San Diego is seeking a full-time clinical speech pathologist. Clinical care will be rendered in an outpatient, tertiary academic medical setting, and include time at both the Center for Voice & Swallowing and the Moores Cancer Center.

The applicant will be responsible for delivering SLP services including evaluation and treatment of voice, swallowing, breathing, and cough disorders in a multi-disciplinary environment. Advanced skill in performing modified barium swallow studies, videostroboscopy, and flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) is essential. The applicant will also be responsible for timely documentation, development of treatment goals, billing, and adherence to the UCSD Health System core values.

Aside from clinical activity, participation in research, resident training, community education, and program development will be encouraged.


  • Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an educational institution approved by the Board of Speech-Language Pathology, passage of a Board-approved examination.

  • Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - issued by the state of California.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Certificate of clinical competence in speech pathology awarded by the American Speech and Hearing Association.

  • A minimum of three (3) years experience as a licensed speech pathologist.

  • Competency in voice, swallowing and airway disorders.

  • Completion of a Clinical Fellowship Year.

  • Competency with performing and interpreting videostroboscopy, FEES, and fluroscopic swallowing studies.


  • Experience working in a large healthcare environment.

  • Prior exposure to artificial airways and laryngectomy care.

  • Interest and/or experience in clinical research.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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