The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
is the development of professional health care practitioners
through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom,
clinical, and distance education.
The SLP Clinical Educator (CE) is a state licensed and
ASHA-certified speech language pathologist who educates, mentors
and supervises students performing client evaluations, screenings,
and treatment to patients (adult and pediatric) attending the USAHS
pro bono telehealth clinic and/or participates in supervising and
educating students during the MS-SLP residencies. CEs for the
telehealth clinic review all clinical notes for each client and
assess the clinical performance and documentation skills of
students. CEs are required to attend any essential training
opportunities offered by the program.
The qualified candidate must have an entry-level master’s degree or
higher along with appropriate state license and ASHA Certificate of
Clinical Competence. At least 2 years of hands-on experience is
required in a patient care setting in the profession, and
completion of the ASHA requirement for supervision of graduate
interns. The successful candidate will have excellent oral
communication and organizational skills, be responsive to adult
student needs, and be able to work collaboratively in a team
This is a part-time, hourly appointment, not to exceed 25 hours per
week. Weekly work schedules are defined in cooperation with program
leaders and faculty.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Prepares the clinical environment to ensure both students and
clients are ready for sessions. This includes the telehealth
virtual environment, as well as physical clinical settings where
- Organizes and maintains equipment; proposes equipment orders as
- Teaches and models clinical communication, professionalism, and
- Interacts frequently with students to provide direction,
guidance, and feedback.
- Assists with administration, scoring, written reporting of
assessments and therapy sessions.
- Communicates with students and families on assessment and
- Monitors student performance and progress with clinical skills
development; provides feedback; and facilitates student
participation in learning activities.
- Assesses student performance on assessment, intervention,
interaction and personal qualities.
- Supervises, assesses, and provides feedback to students
regarding proper protocols for clinical documentation
- Reports student grades at end of term to the MS-SLP
- Communicates with MS-SLP faculty to ensure consistent content
delivery, student concerns, and to recommend changes for upcoming
- Participates in monthly meetings with the MS-SLP program.
- May lead and/or debrief student participation in clinical
- Serves as student-to-university liaison.
- Upholds student and part-time faculty handbook policies.
- Promotes professionalism by modeling such behaviors.
- Self-evaluates clinical supervision performance; sets goals for
improvement in collaboration with program leadership and
May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may
deem necessary from time to time.
POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
Director of SLP Clinical Education
TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Clinical educators must have a working computer, computer
audio/video, and stable internet to perform teletherapy
supervision. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on
performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION
- Master’s degree or higher
- Supervision experience with graduate students and/or clinical
- Excellent organization and time management skills
- Excellent oral communication skills
- Professional role model
- Able to provide a nurturing, respectful learning
- Responsive to distance education, adult student needs
- Working knowledge of educational theory and motor skill
- Able to work in a team environment
- State licensed speech-language pathologist
- ASHA certification (minimum 9 months)
Minimal to no travel required
Collaborates - Building partnerships and working
collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity
when facing difficult situations.
Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others
through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under
Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the
organization to be successful.
Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and
delivering customer-centric solutions.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal
opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of age, race,
religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national