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Speech Language Therapy Assistant (SLPA)

Company: Care Options For Kids
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary: The position of a Speech Language Pathologist - Assistant provides coordinated speech therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a licensed Speech Language Pathologist.
About Us:
Care Options for Kids is a pediatric home health agency. We provide speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy services to children from birth to age twenty-one in the child's home, private school, or daycare setting. Working with the patient, the family, and the physician, we design each child's plan of care to meet the individual needs of the child. We are committed to providing outstanding care for the children and families we serve.
Medical, Dental & Vision
Life, LTD & STD
Supplemental Insurances
PTO accrual
Annual CEU Allowance
Quarterly Compliance Bonus Incentive based on treatment visits
Referral program
Professional development assistance
Flexible schedule
Electronic EMR
Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to:
Administers the speech therapy treatment plan as developed by the Speech Language Pathologist
Applies concepts of infection control standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilitates the use of these skills by other team members to achieve desirable outcomes.
Must meet mandatory continuing education requirements.
Promotes compliance with all fiscal intermediary and/or other third-party payers, through education, coaching and other assistance necessary.
Demonstrates commitment, professional growth and competency.
Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care.
Pediatric focus and home health experience preferred.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Self-motivated, with strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.
Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize time and meet deadlines.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of data and information.
Knowledge of therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
Excellent communication - verbal and written, and interpersonal skills.
Responsive to requests.
Reliable transportation, valid driver's license, and current auto liability insurance.
Bachelor's degree in communication sciences and Disorders from an accredited school
Current Texas State License to practice Speech Therapy
Physical and Sensory Essential Functions:
Requires prolonged standing and walking, some bending, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching and/or heavy lifting.
Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity, sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone and other equipment.
Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs and to meet patient/family individualized psychosocial needs.
Working Conditions:
This job operates in an office, clinic and/or patients' home with various conditions.
Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases with varying exposure to noise.
Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile required.
Ability to work flexible schedule and travel locally.
Some exposure to unpleasant weather.
Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids Used:
Typical office equipment including Microsoft Office Suite and EMR system
If you are interested in learning more about joining the Care Options family, our culture, or immediate and future opportunities, please visit us at
Thank you in advance for considering Care Options for Kids!

Keywords: Care Options For Kids, Corpus Christi , Speech Language Therapy Assistant (SLPA), Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas

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