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speech and language pathologist assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

I am a diligent licensed Speech Language Pathologist Assistant bringing 13+ years of experience and strong dedication to students and their families. I have documented success providing speech and language support using augmentative communication devices and tools to enhance oral-motor skills. I assist students with chronic speech and language impairments in a school-based setting to facilitate treatment options. I am familiar with standardized speech tests, as well as working with children with Down's Syndrome and autism spectrum disorders. I am also experienced in working with students dealing with behavior problems and disabilities which concerns negatively impacting speech.

I'm focused on helping people of all ages develop and improve skills required for effective speech. I'm skilled in handling early intervention support, as well as assisting with vocalization and language expression. I am familiar with working in office, school and home environments. I am highly organized with attention to detail and motivated nature. I am proactive with a dedicated nature.

Skills
  • Speech impairments proficiency
  • Adaptive to changing environments
  • Relationship building
  • Professional Development
  • Relatable nature
  • Documentation
  • Assist in Intervention planning
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Articulation therapy
  • Student-focused therapy
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Team collaboration
  • IEP familiarity
  • Focused on consistent, quality care
Education
The University of Texas At El Paso El Paso, TX Expected in 05/2005 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
Work History
Yuba County Office Of Education - Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant
Marysville, WA, 07/2007 - Current
  • Monitor students with cognitive delays to provide supportive services.
  • Provide appropriate communication therapy in parameters of articulation, auditory, fluency, language, and voice under direction of supervising speech-language pathologist.
  • Maintain clean and safe work area and adhere to safety standards to provide nurturing environment for students to thrive.
  • Develop and maintain skills by applying knowledge gained through staff development and continuing education.
  • Participate in ARD committee with licensed speech-pathologist supervisor, as requested.
  • Educate student, family and community about speech-improvement to facilitate in-home training strategies.
  • Maintain therapy/SHARS records and IEP progress updates according to appropriate timelines.
  • Support, identify and celebrate developmental milestones to enhance relationship with student.
  • Support supervising Speech Language Pathologist to conduct speech and language screening to assess needs for intervention and treatment.
  • Record students annual progress and report findings and results to supervising Speech-Language Pathologist.
  • Exhibit courtesy, compassion and respect to students, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.
  • Engage parents and families in therapy process to support student progress.
  • Demonstrate clear written and oral communications skills when working with health care professionals, students and caregivers.
  • Continually collaborate with parents and teachers to achieve speech therapy goals.
  • Treat each student according to written plan of care to meet predetermined goals.
  • Use management practices which promote teamwork and collaborative assistance for students with speech and/or language disabilities.
  • Deliver home care speech therapy to home bound and long-term care patients.
  • Comply with federal and state laws and District policies and procedures for speech-language services.
  • Comply with State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology rules.
  • Provide classroom teachers with accommodations and monitor student progress in general curriculum.
  • Establish control and administer discipline according to Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records and other required documents.
  • Contribute to development of teamwork and improved services for all students.
  • Support and contribute to department goals by working collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Jack Wills - Sales Associate
Westport, CT, 11/2006 - 07/2007
  • Offered each customer top-notch, personal service and polite support to boost sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Supported loss prevention goals by maintaining accurate drawers and monitoring shopper behavior.
  • Coordinated efficient restocking of sales floor with current merchandise and accurate signage for current promotions.
  • Pursued resolutions to achieve complete customer satisfaction, including tracking down hard-to-find merchandise at diverse locations.
  • Mentored new sales associates on store return policies and customer service techniques.
  • Checked pricing, scanned items, applied discounts and printed receipts to ring up customers.
  • Asked open-ended questions to determine exactly what customers required, available budgets and target recipient for each purchase.
  • Oversaw and processed payments made by credit and debit cards and cash and provided correct change if applicable.
  • Replenished merchandise from inventory during downtime when stock became low.
  • Upsold warranties and purchase add-ons to customers to drive sales revenues and achieve sales goals.
  • Performed general maintenance and light cleaning of showroom.
  • Provided dynamic service to customers through active engagement, direct eye contact, and well-honed listening skills.
  • Worked with other sales associates to deliver excellent customer service and cut wait times at registers.
  • Developed extensive conflict resolution skills as result of diffusing tense situations with unhappy customers.
  • Fielded questions and solved problems by informing customers of current promotions and store policies.
  • Displayed merchandise by arranging in appealing and orderly way to boost sales.
  • Attended company trainings and seminars on such topics as customer engagement strategies, marketing and promotions and attaining sales goals and milestones.
  • Completed store opening and closing procedures as per company guidelines.
  • Refunded payments for returned items, processed exchanges and offered store credit to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Greeted customers, helped locate merchandise and suggested suitable options.
  • Utilized bilingual skills to help other sales associates close sales with Spanish-speaking customers whenever needed.
  • Informed customers of upcoming promotions.
  • Balanced and organized cash register by handling cash, counting change and storing coupons.
Levi Strauss & Co. - Assistant Store Manager
Troutdale, OR, 11/1998 - 11/2006
  • Met or surpassed business targets regularly through employee engagement and forward-thinking planning.
  • Assessed job applications and made hiring recommendations to bring in top candidates for key vacancies.
  • Reduced company expenditures and met budget targets by closely monitoring, tracking and controlling expenses.
  • Helped with planning schedules and delegating assignments to meet coverage and service demands.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
  • Assisted team members with delivering friendly, knowledgeable service by applying proactive monitoring and corrective action strategies.
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Performed investigations on market flows to identify seasonal trends and forecast consumer needs.
  • Managed opening and closing procedures and recommended changes to enhance efficiency of daily activities.
  • Promoted professional growth and facilitated talent development of each associate to drive performance excellence.
  • Managed scheduling for store shifts to accomplish proper staffing at all times.
  • Monitored security and handled incidents calmly.
  • Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service and responded to customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Processed payments for credit and debit cards and returned proper change for cash transactions.
  • Trained and managed associates in customer service and sales techniques.
  • Promoted to Assistant Manager after only 3 months with company.
  • Provided weekly work schedules to employees to accommodate business demands and vacation requests.
  • Directed merchandising, promotion and brand loyalty efforts for business segment with greatest sales volume.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained 10 staff associates and equipped to comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Answered questions about store policies and concerns to support positive customer experiences.
  • Handled customer service by dealing with complaints, organizing stock and answering customer questions.
  • Attained expert level of product knowledge, becoming go-to person for major sales and vendor negotiations.
  • Coached team on effective upselling and cross-selling methods.
  • Conducted store inventories once per quarter.
  • Advanced to keyholder and assistant manager-in-charge in manager's absence.

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School Attended

  • The University of Texas At El Paso

Job Titles Held:

  • Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant
  • Sales Associate
  • Assistant Store Manager

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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