Job Title: Speech Language Pathology Assistant
Supervisor: Ancillary Services Director
Department/Division: Ancillary Director
The speech language pathology assistant (SLPA) will work under the direction of the Ancillary Director. The position also requires all implemented treatment plans to be completed under supervision, of a Speech Language Pathologist. The SLPA will assist speech-language pathologists (SLPs) with the care and treatment of patients. Speech Language Pathology Assistant has no supervising responsibility. This position is a casual position and will only work during periods of specific patients needs.
- Assist speech-language pathologists with conducting client screenings of language, voice, fluency, articulation, or hearing.
- Follow treatment plans or protocols as directed by speech-language pathologists.
- Assist speech-language pathologists in the remediation or development of speech and language skills.Collect and compile data to document clients’ performance or assess program quality.
- Document clients’ progress toward meeting established treatment objectives.
- Report all changes in the resident’s condition to the CNO/DON as soon as practical.
- Assist in arranging for and making appointments for diagnostic and therapeutic services.
- Is expected to respond to the hospital, if available when requested, to assist in the event of an emergency or if the hospital activates its emergency management plan.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
The above is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of essential functions for the job described, but rather a general description of some of the responsibilities necessary to carry out the duties of this position.
Must be licensed speech-language pathology assistant or equivalent training. Associates Degree preferred.
Must work under the supervision of and cooperatively with the Speech Language Pathologist. Must follow SLP treatment plans. Must have an upbeat personality, get along with co-workers, and be a team player with keeping our patients always as first priority. Must be self-motivated, have excellent communication and organizational skills.
Upon date of Hire:
Current Negative TB Test
Ability to Pass a DHSS Criminal History Check and Drug Test
Must be current on all immunizations
Annual influenza immunization required
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CCMC shall seek to insure and provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.
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