Speech Improvement Center

Speech Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) – Santa Monica, CA

Date Posted: 09/05/2022
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Location: Santa Monica - CA
Working Hours: 9AM-6PM
Base Salary: $40000-$60000

SLPA JOB SANTA MONICA, CA

***SLPA license Required ***

SLPA: Under the direct supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist in accordance with the State Practice Act. Possesses training and/or experience that allows him/her to aide therapist in carrying out rehabilitation procedures, organize/schedule and keep records and support other center specific functions. Implements, with minimal supervision, high quality speech therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principles and practices of speech therapy and with speech improvement center’s policy and procedures. Develops treatment plans, contributes to case management, and provides quality care.  

Job Description

  • Research fun games and activities that parents can do to practice therapy for children 
  • Provide one on one therapy for patient and consult family members on therapy sessions 
  • Implement treatment plans or protocols as directed by speech-language pathologists. 
  • 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. 
  • Collect and compile data to document clients’ performance or assess program quality. 
  • Select or prepare speech-language instructional materials. 
  •  Assist speech-language pathologists in the conduct of client screenings or assessments of language, voice, fluency, articulation, or hearing. 
  • Test or maintain equipment to ensure correct performance. 
  •  Conduct in-service training sessions, or family and community education programs. 
  • Prepare charts, graphs, or other visual displays to communicate clients’ performance information 
  • For carrying out outstanding clinical service practices 
  • Complete and write SOAP NOTES 
  • Participate in weekly meeting to review new cases and progress of current cases 

Skills 

  • Active Listening   
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.  
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates  
  • Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.  
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems   
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.  
  • Coaching and Developing Others  
  •  Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.  
  • Training and Teaching Others  
  • Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others 

 

California SLPA License Required

Full-time & Part-time opportunities available

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