Speech Pathology Clin Fellow

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 154148-1A
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2019

Job Description

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Lahey Health is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

LHMC

Under the general supervision and direction of the Senior Clinical Research Associate you will be responsible for coordinating oncology research studies for the Clinical Research Program, as well as for generating reports and statistical information relating to these research studies and oncology research in general.

Additionally, you will:

  • Implement assigned research studies
  • Prepare tracking system
  • Develop computer database for use in the study
  • Conduct in-services to departments
    • Develop tools to help lab and pharmacy perform all study procedures
    • Assure all department members are aware of study coordinator contract numbers and inclusive/exclusive criteria prior to the start of the study
  • Submit study to research office for review by IRB
  • Assist physicians with study protocol treatment of patients
  • Complete all necessary paperwork associated with the study
  • Data management
  • Evaluate and revise practices and procedures
  • Recruit patients to research studies
  • Participate in and assist with other research projects when assigned

In addition to strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to function independently, ideal candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in biologic or social sciences and at least five years of clinical/hospital operations experience at least three of which are research study or data management experience.

Qualifications

Education:  Master’s degree in Speech Pathology or related field

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  none

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:     (see Clinical Competencies)  Ability to perform FEES, MBS, standard testing for speech/language disorders, formal voice evaluations and alaryngeal speech, including TEP voice prosthesis placement and/or training to achieve competency in the aforementioned areas.  Excellent verbal skills.

Experience:    Experience in medical – speech/language pathology setting.

O-About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.