Valley Children's Hiring Management:
I am applying for a position as a Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow with Valley Children's Hospital. I have worked in a wide range of settings, with clients of varying ages, diagnoses, and comorbidities during my time as a graduate student. During my medical externship experience, I have learned how to approach variety of patients in the outpatient setting at Valley Children's Hospital. I have demonstrated critical thinking skills, and learned how to assess and treat patients from diverse backgrounds by approaching each family with compassion and honesty. Prior to entering graduate school, I dedicated my time to Valley Children's Hospital by volunteering in the outpatient speech department. I feel truly blessed for the experience and education I was afforded during my time as a volunteer.
I believe my career and personal goals align with Valley Children's mission to provide high-quality, comprehensive healthcare services to children, regardless of their ability to pay. I have made an effort to provide care and service that aligns with the vision of commitment and passion to be the best each day I have spent working as a volunteer, and student extern at Valley Children's Hospital. I believe that I have demonstrated an effort to embody the values of excellence, compassionate care, integrity, innovation, collaboration and stewardship while building professional relationships with staff, patients, and their families during my externship placement and time as a volunteer. The enclosed resume describes my experiences in the field, all of which demonstrate my dedication to gaining a variety of experiences as a clinician. I hope to continue to learn and grow as part of the Valley Children's team one day. Thank you for taking the time to read and look it over.
Macie Medina OBJECTIVE: Obtain a position as a Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow for Valley Children's Hospital by utilizing my clinical skills to provide exceptional care in the outpatient setting.
06/2019 - 08/2019Graduate ClinicianCalifornia State University, Preschool Group Therapy | Fresno, CA
Provided assessment and treatment for four children, ages 3 to 4, with childhood apraxia of speech, and severe phonologic disorders.
Administered formal assessment and treatment for childhood apraxia of speech.
Collaborated with a small team of graduate clinicians to conduct group treatment activities.
Developed treatment goals and objectives and planned intervention to achieve treatment plan goals.
Counseled families on plan of care, rationale, and assigned homework activities.
01/2019 - 05/2019Student Teacher InternHolland Elementary School | Fresno, CA
Provided assessment and treatment for children of all abilities.
Administered formal and informal assessment of speech, language, fluency, and augmentative-alternative communication, including speech generated devices and communication boards.
Developed treatment goals, objectives and made clinical recommendations for students on the caseload with a variety of disorders including but not limited to: Autism Spectrum Disorder, dysfluency disorders, specific language disorders, emotional-behavioral disorders, and Down's Syndrome.
Participated in and lead IEP meetings.
Counseled students and families on plan of care and rationale.
Graduate Student ExternValley Children's Hospital | Madera, CA
Speech and Language Pathology Student Medical Externship (Fall 2020).
Provided assessment and treatment for children in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, developmental delay, phonological disorders, dysfluency, cognitive impairment, genetic disorders, behavioral disorders, microtia and aural atresia.
Provided teletherapy services for medically fragile patients.
Administered trials and training with Personal Exchange Communication System cards and communication boards.
Provided parent training and counseling during evaluations and treatment sessions.
Gained knowledge of how to navigate and document on EPIC.
08/2019 - 12/2019Graduate ClinicianCalifornia State University | Fresno, CA
Fresno Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic- Fresno, CA
Experience Graduate Clinician - Parkinson's Clinic (Fall 2019).
Provided assessment and treatment, implementing SPEAK OUT! program protocol.
Administered formal and informal assessment of aphasia for an adult client with Broca's aphasia and mild apraxia of speech.
Developed treatment goals and objectives, and made clinical recommendations.
Collaborated with clients on setting obtainable weekly objectives outside of the clinic setting.
Counseled clients and their families on plan of care and rationale, Fresno Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic- Fresno, CA
Experience Graduate Clinician – Audiology Clinic (Fall 2019).
Provided audiological evaluations for adult population in clinic setting for normal hearing and hard-of-hearing clients.
Administered formal assessment of pure tone and speech recognition abilities.
Counseled patients and families on plan of care and rationale, Fresno, Speech –Language, Hearing Clinic-Fresno, CA
Experience Graduate Clinician – Individual Clinic (Spring 2019).
Provided assessment and treatment for children and an adolescent.
Administered formal assessment for children phonological disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders, and a mild reverse swallowing pattern.
Developed treatment goals and objectives and planned intervention to achieve measurable objectives.
Developed attainable objectives for homework with the adolescent and parents of the younger children.
Counseled families on plan of care and rationale.
Education and Training
2020M.A: Communicative Disorders, Speech Language Pathology California State University | Fresno, CA
2017B.A: Communicative Disorders, Speech Language Pathology California State University | Fresno, CA
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Companies Worked For:
California State University, Preschool Group Therapy
Holland Elementary School
Valley Children's Hospital
California State University
California State University
Job Titles Held:
Student Teacher Intern
Graduate Student Extern
2020 M.A : Communicative Disorders, Speech Language Pathology 2017 B.A : Communicative Disorders, Speech Language Pathology
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