SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT

Requirements

We are looking for a dedicated, flexible, and energetic speech language pathology assistant to complete a variety of tasks such as activities designed to develop pre-language and language skills, oral-motor control for speech production, vocalization, and use of assistive technology devices for communication; works with students who have identified speech and language disorders as well as other disabilities; performs related duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:


  • *Must have a current certification/registration as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) issued by the North Carolina Speech-Language Pathology Board*

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited Speech Language Pathologist Assistant, SLP-A program, and/or hold a certificate from a speech language pathology assistant program

  • Associate Degree in speech-language pathology or communication disorders or completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in speech-language pathology or communication disorders

  • Evidence of successful completion of the required Speech-Language Assisting curriculum courses or course equivalents developed and approved by the N.C. Board of Examiners

  • Assist speech-language and hearing screenings (without interpretation)

  • Follow documented treatment plans or protocols developed by the supervising speech–language pathologist

  • Document patient/client performance and report this information to the supervision speech– language pathologist

  • Assist with internal documentation as directed by the speech-language pathologist

  • Assist with clerical duties such as preparing materials and scheduling activities as directed by the speech–language pathologist

  • Support the supervising speech-language pathologist in research projects, in-service training, and public relations programs

  • Collect data for monitoring quality improvement

  • Great organizational and time management skills

  • Flexible work schedule