Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) Jobs

At Sunbelt, we know that your job as a speech-language pathologist assistant is not only to assist patients with their communication and cognitive impairments but also to spread kindness to your patients. By partnering with Sunbelt, you get a fully invested team driven by the difference they make in your life.

What is a Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)?

SPLAs perform specific tasks assigned to them under an SLP. A supervising SLP will determine goals and objectives for the SLPA to address within their scope of practice.

Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) Duties

As a speech-language pathologist assistant, your responsibilities will typically include:

  • Implementing tasks on the patients’ therapy plans
  • Assisting in patient development of language, oral, and communication skills
  • Record patient progress
  • Communicating with SLPs on how the treatment plans are progressing
  • Observing patient needs on an individualized scale

When wanting to practice as a speech-language pathologist assistant, it's required to have a Bachelor's degree in speech therapy or an Associate degree, plus required clinical hours. Other courses, certifications and requirements may be required and vary based on the state you will practice.

Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) Job Outlook

SLPAs are in high demand! According to the BLS, they will continue to be in high demand with an expected 18% growth through 2026.

Speech Language-Pathology Assistant Jobs Available Now

At Sunbelt, we can help you find the perfect speech-language pathology assistant (SLPA) job – one that is tailored to fit your unique wants and needs. Want to travel the country and experience different facilities? With travel SLPA jobs, you can choose the location, facility, and compensation you desire for each assignment.

No matter what you desire in a job, Sunbelt is dedicated to finding a position that suits your lifestyle. You deserve the best in your career, and Sunbelt is here to help. Search our speech therapy assistant jobs or apply today to jump-start your career!

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