Adjunct Faculty Clinical Supervisor resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Innovative, goal oriented, proactive, team oriented mentality, with effective communication skills, and multitasking abilities professional with over 17 years of experience as a mentor and a supervisor to 14 Clinical Fellows in the area of Communication Disorders & Sciences. Dedicated Adjunct Professor of undergraduates/graduates Clinical Courses and Speech Science Classrooms.

  • Ability to mentor and share my knowledge with providing satisfactory supervision to 14 Clinical Fellows
  • Evaluation and remediation of speech/language disorders consisting of voice, dysphagia, post stroke (CVA), traumatic brain injuries, dementia, PDs, Alzheimer's Disorders, head & neck cancer, respiratory difficulties, trachs/vents associated with swallowing and affecting vocal projections, and other medical communication disorders in acute care hospital settings ranging from Intensive Care/Critical Care Units, Post Acute rehabilitation, sub-acute/acute health care facilites.
Adjunct Faculty/Clinical Supervisor, 01/2016 to Current
Catholic Health InitiativePlainview, NE,
  • Worked in collaborative environment with fellow faculty members to design curriculum for speech/science courses for undergraduates/graduate level students.
  • Providing educational slides to include; basic concepts in anatomy/physiology of speech mechanism, respiration, phonation/larynx, and introduction to normal swallowing.
  • Evaluated and supervised student activities and performance levels to provide reports on academic progress in clinical sessions for the graduate programs.
  • Assisting student clinicians in the clinical application of knowledge and skills obtained in academic program.
  • Used exams, quizzes and projects to assess how well students grasped learning material and concepts.
  • Sourced appropriate course materials to support variety of student learning needs and styles and deliver content in relevant, distinctive ways.
Speech Language Pathologist, 02/2010 to Current
Brookdale Senior LivingTroy, MI,
  • Evaluated and assessed patients in Intensive/Critical Care Units to establish measurable goals to promote restoration of functional abilities in sensory/motor deficits related to neurological deficits.
  • Assessed, diagnosed and treated speech and swallowing related disorders.
  • Proficient in identifying anatomical structures and to determine swallowing disorders using Modified Barium Swallow Studies with use of compensatory strategies for best outcomes
  • Extensive experience with patients on ventilators; effects of tracheotomy & tube placements; and use of Passy-Muir Valve to weaning off to start of gradual safe po/oral intake.
  • Consulted, evaluated and diagnosed communication and cognitive-communication deficits
  • Making appropriate referral for further assessments and treatments
  • Counseled and made recommendations to patients, caregivers and families about communicative strategies and devices.
  • Planned for discharges and communicated findings and progress in detailed reports.
  • Regularly evaluated effects of treatment and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit.
  • Kept current with latest treatment strategies and intervention plans.
Lead Speech Language Pathologist, 01/2005 to Current
Select Rehabilitation/Genesis RehabilitationCity, STATE,
  • Screen newly admitted patients to make appropriate recommendations for speech, swallowing, and/or cognitive skills.
  • Proficient in identifying anatomy/physiology of normal swallow vs. swallowing disorders related to various disorders
  • Using diagnostic tools to evaluate/provide specifically designed treatment plans for dysphagia, dysarthric, apraxic, voice disordered, dementia, Parkinson's Disorders, head & neck cancer; transplants
  • Evaluating swallowing functions of trach patients, proficient in treating patients using testing to provide appropriate recommendations for diet consistency/liquids & continued treatment plans
  • Experienced with patients on ventilators and different settings with requirements needed to treat patients with use of Passy-Muir Valves.
  • Address & provide specific treatments for increasing cognitive abilities for neurological patients consisting of TBI & various types of CVAs.
Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow, 01/2003 to 01/2005
Garfield And Monterey Park Medical CentersCity, STATE,
  • Under excellent supervision, trained and educated in identifying different diagnoses and implementing tailored treatment plans for each of the different disorders such as CVAs, Dysphagia, Apraxia, Aphasia, Degenerative Neurogenic Disorders, Voice Disorders, and use of Augmentative devices fro non-verbal patients.
  • Trained in videoswallow studies to recognize the normal swallow vs. abnormal studies in ways to identify the oral prepatory phase, oral phase, pharyngeal phase, and pharyngoesophageal phase; esophageal phase vs. impaired/deviant swallow studies.
  • Educating and counseling families, caregivers, and patients
  • Making appropriate referral for further assessments and treatments.
  • Worked with patients and other clinical professionals to develop treatment plans for speech impediments and issues.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Communication Sciences And Disorders, Expected in 06/2000
California State University, Northridge - Northridge,
Master of Science: Communication Sciences And Disorders, Expected in 05/2003
California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA,
Additional Information

Fluent in Farsi and competent in Spanish


Certified: McNeill Dysphagia Therapy (MDTP), Fibroendoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) experienced/certified; MOCA certified; Vital Stim; PROMPT I; MBSImP certified.

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School Attended

  • California State University, Northridge
  • California State University, Northridge

Job Titles Held:

  • Adjunct Faculty/Clinical Supervisor
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Lead Speech Language Pathologist
  • Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Science

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