Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (5524)

Full Time


The Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant provides diagnosis for patients/residents with communication disorders and swallowing deficits,
treatment planning & implementation, as well as preparing reports detailing progress. Consult with rehab team in order to coordinate the most
effective Speech-Language program.
The Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant contributes to the accomplishment of Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant practices and
objectives that will provide a high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, and goal


Essential Functions:


Optimize speech and language ability skills among patients with a variety of speech and language disorders by carrying out the
following activities:

  • Provide quality patient care to patients who could benefit from intervention as prescribed by a state approved referral source and as recommended by the evaluating speech and language pathologist.
  • Work under the supervision of a speech and language pathologist.
  • Follow the written plan of care as recommended by the evaluating speech and language pathologist.
  • Complete appropriate documentation of daily SOAP notes showing the progress toward identified objectives and goals (as
  • indicated by the evaluating speech and language pathologist).
  • Communicate patient status and needs to the supervising speech and language pathologist, as well as any other applicable professional.
  • Participates in supervisory meetings, in-service trainings, and departmental meetings in order to receive and/or convey information about patients, treatments, and company updates for all procedures and policies.
  • Demonstrate flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances, ensuring to enhance and expand patient relations with the company and other staff.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned in order to maintain productivity.
  • Comply with the State Licensing Board of California, Title 22, CMS, and California Labor Board Guidelines.
  • Must comply with company rules, policies and procedures
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.


Physical Job Description:


These physical demands are representative to the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant job.

Mental Demands:

  • See projects through to completion.
  • Recommend and implement improvements to processes increasing efficiency.
  • Mathematical ability sufficient to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and figure averages.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by telephone and in meetings and discussions.

Essential Physical Tasks:

  • Ability to bend, reaches, or assists to transfer up to 100 lbs.
  • Ability to stand and/or work 80% of an 8-hour shift.
  • Visual and hearing acuity to perform job-related functions.


Equipment Used:

  • Standard SLP supplies
  • Calculator
  • Computer keyboard
  • FAX
  • Photocopier
  • Telephone



  • Out Patient Clinic setting
  • No unusual exposures.
  • Safety precautions must be taken at all times.


  • Licensed as a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant for the State of California, or eligible.
  • Must have valid CPR certification
  • Must have a completed physical examination from a licensed physician.
  • Must have a negative TB skin test within the past year OR a clear Chest X-ray within the past five years.


Knowledge, skills and Experience:

To perform the Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. These requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required of the company Speech- Language Pathologist Assistant. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Entry-level to Experienced.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Word and Excel in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality.
  • Travel as needed.
  • Must be able to gather, analyze information timely and skillfully.