Speech Language Pathologist Assistant in Phoenix, AZ at ResCare

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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    Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description


Title: Speech Language Pathologist Assistant

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Speech Language Pathologist Assistant.

About this Line of Business

Rehab Without Walls(R) NeuroSolutions started over 30 years ago as NeuroCare.  We originally designed a program helping brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke patients using real-life activities in their own environment. Today, we are still removing walls, breaking barriers and rebuilding lives. But we are also connecting the NeuroCare continuum, providing expertise in the right place at the right time with outpatient and residential services in addition to our groundbreaking home and community rehab.

As a(n) Speech Language Pathologist Assistant you will: 

  • Conducts speech and language screenings without clinical interpretation, using screening protocols specified by the licensed Speech Language Pathologist
  • Implements and follows documented treatment plans or protocols developed by the Speech Language Pathologist 
  • Documents patient or client progress toward meeting established objectives, as stated in the treatment plan without interpretation of the findings, and reports this information to the supervising Speech Language Pathologist
  • Assists with informal documentation during an intervention session by collecting and tallying data as directed by the Speech Language Pathologist
  • Schedules activities, prepares materials and assists with clerical duties as specified by the supervising Speech Language Pathologist 
  • Programs and provides instruction on the use of augmentative and alternative communication devises. 
  • Performs checks and maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintains and submits treatment and billing documentation in the format and timelines required by the Company, facility, funding source, local, state and federal regulations. 
  • Adheres to standards of the Company's Code of Business Conduct, policies, HIPAA and Corporate Compliance programs and appropriate professional practice standards and applicable state/federal laws
  • Attends, participates in and/or conducts internal staff development programs and meetings; obtains continuing education as required by company policy and regulations; maintains and enhances clinical practice skills.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • An associate’s degree from a training program for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants (SLPA)or a bachelor's degree in a speech-language pathology or communication disorders program approved by the state Speech Language and Hearing licensing board
  • Maintains current, unrestricted professional license, registration, and/or certification as required by the state in which the assistant practices
  • Complies with any additional requirements of the assigned contract and state practice acts for SLPA’s and any other state regulations for state in which practicing
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) or CPR certification in accordance state regulations
  • Knowledge of complex neurological injuries and rehabilitation techniques generally required 
  • Demonstrates effective and professional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong organization skills and attention to detail

Additional Information

PRN SLPA for Rehab Without Wall NeuoroSolutions, outpatient rehab.


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

7227 N. 16th Street , PHOENIX, AZ 85020 USA