Speech Language Pathologist Assistant – Schools

Amergis

Speech Language Pathologist Assistants Needed in School Setting in Baltimore, MD!!!

Location: Baltimore, MD

Hours: 35 Hours a week

In-Person Only

24-25 School Year

If interested, please email or text:

Email: brparisi@amergis.com

Text: 813-402-3391

BRAXTON PARISI – AMERGIS STAFFING

The Speech Language Pathologist Assistant assists the SpeechLanguage Pathologist in providing speech and language services. The SpeechLanguage Pathologist Assistant will have clinical, educational, documentation,and treatment related activities while working within the scope ofresponsibilities/ plan of care assigned by the Speech Language Pathologistand/or physician.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides components of a speech and language program asspecified in the treatment plan developed by a supervising SLP in accordancewith the physician’s plan of care according to state regulations

Self-identifies as SLPA to families, students, patients, anddistrict staff

Assists the SLP with speech, language, and hearingscreenings without clinical interpretation

Assists the SLP during assessment of students, exclusive ofadministration and/or interpretation

Assists the SLP with bilingual translation during screeningand assessment activities exclusive of interpretation

Provides timely and accurate documentation of studentperformance and reports this information to the supervising SLP

Programs and provides instruction in the use of augmentativeand alternative communication devices

Demonstrates or shares information with students, families,caregivers, and staff regarding feeding strategies developed and directed bythe SLP as State Practice Acts permit

May adapt educational materials and equipment for thepurpose of providing intervention and/or meeting the student needs

May serve as an interpreter for students, and families whodo not speak English

Provides services under the supervision of the SLP inanother language for individuals who do not speak English and English-languagelearners

May assist with clerical duties, such as preparing materialsand scheduling activities, as directed by the SLP

Cleans and maintains equipment used in the field inaccordance with manufactures guidelines

Reports reaction(s) to treatment or change(s) in conditionof the student to the supervising SLP and alternate clinical designee asindicated

Maintains communication with the district and otherpersonnel caring for the student to assure that their efforts effectivelycomplement each other and support the objectives outlined in the plan of carewithin the scope of practice

May participate in formal care conferences, parentconferences, and intra-disciplinary team meetings only with the presence of thesupervising SLP

Supports the supervising SLP in research projects,in-service training, public relations programs and marketing programs

Provides information to emergency response agencies forindividuals who have communication and/or swallowing disorders

Promotes early identification and early interventionactivities

May present primary prevention information to individuals orgroups known to be at risk for communication disorders

Exhibits compliance with The Health Insurance Portabilityand Accountability Act (HIPAA) and

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act regulations

Actively participates in the required supervision by a SLPto ensure quality of care to all persons served

Minimum Requirements:

Must be a graduate of a SLPA program with an associate’s degree,or have a bachelor’s degree in a speech-language pathology or communicationdisorders program

Successful completion of a minimum of 100 hours ofsupervised field work experience or its clinical experience equivalent asrequired by state and/or contract

Current certification or licensure as a Speech-LanguagePathology Assistant in the State of Practice

Must comply with accepted professional standards andpractice

One (1) year of prior professional Speech-Language PathologyAssistant experience preferred;

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Amergis Competencyprogram

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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