Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA)

Posted 10 months ago

We are looking for a dynamic team player to join our speech therapy team.

Service Type:

In home or in-clinic services for early Intervention and school aged children

Job type:

part time/full time

Job requirements:

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants assist speech-language pathologists in the assessment and treatment of speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. Implement speech and language programs or activities as planned and directed by speech-language pathologists. Monitor the use of alternative communication devices and systems. They also implement treatment plans or protocols as directed by speech-language pathologists.

Other tasks include:

  • Self-identify as SLPAs to families, students, patients, clients, staff, and others. This may be done verbally, in writing, and/or with titles on name badges.
  • Exhibit compliance with The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations, reimbursement requirements, and SLPAs’ responsibilities.
  • Document clients’ progress toward meeting established treatment objectives.
  • Assist speech-language pathologists in the remediation or development of speech and language skills.
  • Perform support duties, such as preparing materials, keeping records, maintaining supplies, and scheduling activities.
  • Sanitizing and cleaning therapy materials
  • Collect and compile data to document clients’ performance or assess program quality.
  • Assist speech-language pathologists in the conduct of client screenings or assessments of language, voice, fluency, articulation, or hearing.

Job Features

Service Area:San Fernando Valley or Foothills (Glendale, Burbank, Los Angeles )
Education:Bachelor’s Degree and completion of SLPA program
Language:Bilingual or multilingual therapists preferred
License/Certification:SLPA license is required

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