speech language pathologist clinical fellow resume example with 1+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Speech Language Pathologist with Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) and experience in a variety of medical settings. Particular interest and experience in head/neck cancer and voice disorders. Proficient with several instrumental evaluation tools, including FEES, VFSS, and rigid stroboscopy. Also experienced with laryngectomees and TEP management.


Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology

CPR Certified

Eligible for Certification in the state of Virginia

Skill Highlights
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Video Fluoroscopic Swallow Studies (VFSS)
  • Rigid stroboscopy
  • Experience with KayPentax acoustics and aerodynamics analysis software
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary ENT clinics, particularly with head/neck cancer patients
  • Tracheo-esophageal prosthesis (TEP) management
  • Electrolarynx training
Education and Training
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Expected in 2012 : Speech-Language Pathology - GPA :

Coursework includes: dysphagia, voice disorders, motor speech disorders, aphasia, traumatic brain injury, anatomy and physiology, and neurology.

McDaniel College Westminster, MD Expected in 2009 Bachelor of Arts : English Language and Literature; Spanish Language and Literature - GPA :
Professional Experience
Aspire Public Schools - Speech-Language Pathologist - Clinical Fellow
Richmond, CA, 08/2012 - 08/2013
  • Provided inpatient (ICU and acute care) and outpatient diagnostic and treatment services to veterans with head/neck cancer, dysphagia, tracheostomies, dysarthria, aphasia, and traumatic brain injuries in a 230 bed hospital.
  • Evaluated swallow function using video fluoroscopic swallow studies (VFSS) and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES).
  • Performed voice evaluations, including perceptual analysis and rigid videostroboscopy.
  • Provided education and counseling for total laryngectomy patients, including pre-operative counseling, electrolarynx training, and TEP management.
  • Educated head/neck cancer patients regarding radiation effects and trained patients in prophylactic swallow exercises.
  • Assessed patients with tracheostomies for ability to tolerate Passy Muir Speaking Valves.
  • Conducted communication and swallow screens for newly admitted community living center residents.
  • Co-conducted multi-disciplinary ENT clinic with particular focus on head/neck cancer and dysphagia.
  • Conducted multi-media in-service on dysphagia for all ICU nursing staff.
  • Created an informative pamphlet on radiation effects for head/neck cancer patients.
Johns Hopkins University Hospital - Student Clinician
City, STATE, 04/2012 - 06/2012
  • Evaluated and treated voice disorders and dysphagia in an outpatient ENT clinic for patients with head/neck cancer, degenerative diseases, CVA, and functional voice disorders, with supervision.
  • Provided inpatient post-operative education and electrolarynx training to total laryngectomy patients.
  • Interpreted and assisted in administering Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) and Video Fluoroscopic Swallow Studies (VFSS) on an outpatient basis
  • Conducted dysphagia management protocol for head/neck cancer patients, including pre-radiation assessment and education, mid-radiation dysphagia surveillance, and post-radiation assessment and counseling.
  • Performed voice evaluations, including perceptual evaluation of voice, acoustic assessment, aerodynamics assessment, rigid stroboscopy, and flexible (distal-chip) stroboscopy.
  • Provided treatment for voice disorders, including vocal hygiene education, resonant voice therapy, vocal function exercises, and circumlaryngeal massage.
Vanderbilt University Hospital - Student Clinician
City, STATE, 07/2011 - 11/2011
  • Assessed and treated communication and swallowing disorders in ICU, acute care, and outpatient settings for adults with head/neck cancer, degenerative diseases, and stroke, with supervision.
  • Interpreted and assisted in conducting video fluoroscopic swallow studies (VFSS) with inpatients and outpatients, including head/neck cancer patients undergoing radiation.
  • Performed bedside communication, cognitive, and swallowing assessments.
  • Provided treatment and education regarding communication disorders, cognitive deficits, and dysphagia to patients and their families.
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School Attended

  • Vanderbilt University
  • McDaniel College

Job Titles Held:

  • Speech-Language Pathologist - Clinical Fellow
  • Student Clinician
  • Student Clinician


  • Bachelor of Arts

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