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SLP Job Description

A Speech Pathologist, or Speech Therapist, is responsible for helping people communicate and swallow appropriately. Their duties include assessing patients, diagnosing disorders that can impact swallowing and speaking and providing treatment for their patients. The SLP will collaborate with the Clinical Director and BCBA’s as a multidisciplinary team to enhance treatment to the learner. The SLP will be allowed to develop their caseload outside of the clinic learners and will be compensated with 90% of the billable amount.



  • Provide direct client care in 1:1

  • Record data for prescribed training protocols.

  • Collect, record, and summarize data.

  • Effectively communicate with parents and caregivers regarding client progress.

  • Utilize safe & appropriate handing procedures when working with clients.

  • Maintain client confidentiality.

  • Prepare client materials as needed.

  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment.  

  • Maintain and acquire technical knowledge by attending required trainings.



  • Ability to accept constructive feedback and develop knowledge and skill sets accordingly. 

  • Effective time management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, co-workers, supervisors, and community members.

  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA laws.  

  • Commitment to ongoing training and development as it relates to clinical skills, professional development, ethics, and technology, and training in order to perform job responsibilities to required standard. 

  • Ability to interpret and implement clinical protocols and written.



  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to lift and carry clients with adaptive equipment. 

  • Must have manual dexterity to perform specific computer and electronic device functions for data collection.  

  • Must be physically present at the assigned job location, which may include home, school, and community placements.  

  • Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication.

  • Must have visual acuity to read and comprehend written communication through computer, electronic devices, and paper means.  

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