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Clinical Specialist – Early Steps Program – South Miami, FL in South Miami, FL at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/3/2018

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Clinical Specialist

REPORTS TO: Program Director

SUPERVISES: Occupational, Physical and Speech Language Therapists; Developmental Specialists

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Assist Program Director with operational functions of Benchmark early intervention program.

2. Responsible for the enhancement of the clinical skills of each therapist in his/her own discipline, as well as supporting the growth of trans-disciplinary skills for all staff members.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Comply with all Federal and State regulations.

  2. Assist with hiring of early intervention staff.

  3. Ensure that interventionists receive the support, training, and work time necessary to fulfill the requirements of their positions.

  4. Train and mentor staff.

  5. Maintain consistent communication with team members.

  6. Assist in completing a minimum of 2 observations per interventionist per calendar year.

  7. Facilitate team meetings on a monthly basis.

  8. Develop mini-trainings for staff based on team’s suggestions.

  9. Participate in all ESSO sponsored trainings, meetings, and learning opportunities.

  10. Provide direct services with a caseload of 15 hours per week.

  11. Assisting in reviewing one child’s contact notes per therapist (4 service dates) on a quarterly basis.

  12. Develop Policies & Procedures as indicated by program needs.

  13. Actively participate in other related committees/workgroups.

  14. Facilitate staff growth and development to ensure best practice.

  15. Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and clients we serve.

  16. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Valid Florida driver’s license.

  2. Bachelors Degree in early intervention related field.

  3. Five years experience working with infants and toddlers.

  4. Knowledgeable about best practices for service delivery in early intervention.

  5. Demonstrates a commitment to Natural Learning Environment Practices.

    Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.