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The Department of Pediatrics has an exciting opportunity for a Speech Pathologist 1. The Speech Pathologist 1 initiates speech and language services for patients enrolled in assigned facilities. The Speech Pathologist 1 also administers speech and language evaluations and therapy services for patients enrolled in applicable school programs. Moreover, the incumbent participates in a multidisciplinary team and takes on administrative duties.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Participates in a multidisciplinary team to propose treatment strategies and achieve functional outcomes.
- Assists in the developments, plans, and implements a program for generalization of speech and language goals for both home-based and center-based students.
- Contributes to implementing classroom-based therapy models and techniques to coincide with program philosophy.
- Coordinates therapy in a natural environment whenever possible.
- Consults with classroom teachers to implement speech therapy goals in the classroom.
- Evaluate, plan, and implement speech-language pathology and listening and spoken language treatment for children who are deaf and hard of hearing who are enrolled in Debbie School programs.
- Initiates the speech language pathology evaluations, quarterly progress notes, Medicaid notes, plans of care, family support plan goals, and final discharge summaries.
- Participates in the instruction with parents and classroom staff on appropriate communication strategies to facilitate skill generalization.
- Assist with grant writing and administration as required.
- Maintain Florida licensure for Speech Language Pathology.
- Attend required educational programs and in-service trainings.
- Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
- Master's Degree in speech therapy from an accredited speech therapy program
- Professional or a provisional license of Speech & Language Pathology with the State of Florida
- Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association or be engaged in their Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY).
- Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
- Commitment to the University's core values.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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