University of Mississippi Medical Center offers opportunities for rewarding careers working with medical professionals who are considered leaders in their field.
UMMC is seeking a highly qualified and forward-thinking Chief of Speech-Language Pathology who can lead and expand an experienced and collegial team of 18 speech-language pathologists in various settings including adult/pediatric acute care, adult/pediatric outpatient clinics and the pediatric NICU setting. This full-time position requires a detail-oriented, thoughtful, and dynamic individual who will be responsible for overseeing the Speech-Language Pathology clinics at the hospitals and at external clinical sites. The primary responsibility of the position is the administrative and clinical management, supervision, and direction of the speech-language pathology staff and programs. In addition, the person holding this position will, among other duties:
Interested candidates should send a Curriculum Vitae and letter of interest that details management, leadership and teaching philosophy to: Josie Alston at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMMC is seeking a dynamic individual motivated to lead a high-performing Audiology program. The Audiology Division Chief is responsible for clinical, educational, research and administrative oversight of the Division of Audiology within the Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences at UMMC and its satellite facilities. The Audiology Division Chief has accountability for meeting the fiscal, patient care, research and teaching needs of the division within the Medical Center. Some of the Audiology Division Chief's primary duties include, but are not limited to:
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Diagnose and manage auditory disorders for pediatric population (0-21 years), with additional responsibilities for clinic operations, research, and teaching.
Education, experience and licensure:
Doctorate degree in audiology, Au.D. or Ph.D. from accredited program. Experience preferred, but will consider graduating Externs with extensive pediatric experience. Must be eligible for ASHA CCC-A and/or Audiology Board Certification from American Academy of Audiology. Ability to obtain current Mississippi license required.
Perform high quality standard and specialized audiometric tests on children both inpatient and outpatient. Select and administer appropriate diagnostic procedures for each patient based on age and performance ability. Administer diagnostic auditory brainstem response tests to very young infants sedated and unsedated as well as in the neonatal intensive care unit. Analyze test results and counsel patients and families on results. Refer to appropriate medical entities when necessary. Appropriately refer or make recommendations for various amplification options. Evaluate and fit hearing aids and assistive listening devices. Evaluate and program cochlear implant devices. Appropriately manage outcomes of patients with amplification devices according to department policy and procedures. Generate effective patient documentation according to established hospital and department procedures, and other paperwork needed for patient care. Flexibility to work with various multi-disciplinary teams. Work with audiology students from outside universities and teach within clinical setting. Maintain current best practices through internal and external continuing education specific to areas of service. Facilitate learning and understanding in patients, caregivers, staff, students and community by providing education that is easily understood. Openly share knowledge and expertise.
Knowledge and skills:
Knowledge of pediatric audiology testing procedures, counseling, and patient management required. The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing to inter-department colleagues, intra-department colleagues, and external colleagues of various medical, educational and other health related fields. Basic knowledge of computer skills and typical word processing applications as well as general office equipment. The ability to use and troubleshoot specialized equipment such as audiometers of various types, acoustic immittance bridges, auditory evoked potential units, hearing aid analyzers and fitting equipment, otoacoustic emissions devices, and drills. Effective interpersonal skills are required. Bilingual abilities desirable.
The Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS is recruiting a licensed or license-eligible Psychologist at the assistant or associate professor level for employment within our ACT Center for Tobacco Treatment, Education and Research (non-tenure track). Potential applicants other than psychologists who are able to meet requirements are eligible as well. The candidate should possess interests and experience broadly related to tobacco dependence and its management. The ACT Center is funded primarily by the Mississippi State Department of Health and Mississippi State Legislature to provide clinical services to those interested in quitting tobacco. Educational events are routinely conducted (including our nationally accredited 5-Day Tobacco Treatment Specialist workshop), and a variety of research efforts are ongoing. Responsibilities associated with this position are:
The University of Mississippi Medical Center, the state's only academic health science center, is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V. Please send CV and a brief letter of interest to Thomas J. Payne, PhD, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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