Speech-Language Pathologist
Orange County, CA

Immediate opening:Part-time coverage needed for acute-care in hospital in Orange County (Anaheim and Irvine). MBS experience desired. Must be fully licensed SLP.

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Scope of clinical practice:

A Speech-Language Pathologist is the health-care professional educated and trained to evaluate and treat children and adults with speech, language, and swallowing problems. Because communication is the essence of social existence, a serious disorder has profound effects on the individual.

All of our therapists hold a master’s degree, are CA licensed and have earned the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech – Language – Hearing Association (ASHA), the national professional, scientific and accrediting organization responsible for certifying speech-language pathologists.

  • Evaluate students/clients speech and language abilities and administer diagnostic tests to assess speech and language abilities.
  • Establish realistic and anticipated goals for the student/client and his potential for utilization of speech therapy services to enable him to function adequately in home, community and school environment.
  • Establish plan of treatment and implement the students/clients plan of treatment.
  • Provide the appropriate speech therapy services on a regular schedule of therapy.
  • Arrange opportunities for parent counseling and/or observations.
  • Make referrals for ancillary services available within the school system and/or hospital.
  • Participate in conferences related to student/client progress in planning for implementation of the students/clients treatment plan.
  • Conduct IEP meetings or client meetings independently when speech therapy is the only service identified, acting as the case manager.
  • Teach, consult and instruct other school team disciplines and to the speech services through planned educational programs.
  • Communicate to: 1) teachers; 2) administrators; 3) family; 4) ancillary and auxiliary services and physicians through written records upon request.

Contact:Abington Speech Pathology Services, INC.
Phone:Tel: 949-305-0315
Email:Jamie@abingtonspeech.com