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Speech Language Pathologist – Early Steps Program – Southern half of Miami Dade County through the Florida Keys of Monroe County in Florida at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Description

Position Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Service Area:  Cities – South Miami, Coral Gables, Cutler Bay, Homestead, Kendal, Palmetto Bay along with Upper, Middle, Lower Keys.

Reports To: Program Director

Supervises: Speech Language Pathologist (CFY)


Identify or diagnose communicative or oral lingual disorders and delay in the development of communication services and provide therapeutic intervention for children birth – 3 years.


  1. Provision of services via assessment, plan development and monitoring of progress towards the outcome, training and support to family members in implementing the IFSP.

  2. Refer for medical or other professional services necessary in the child’s care.

  3. Environmental consultation to ensure that appropriate adaptations and safety issues for the eligible child have been incorporated as set forth in the IFSP.

  4. Documentation of services provided as reflected in IFSP.

  5. Complete necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources (i.e., Medicaid, private insurance, etc.)

  6. Comply with Early Steps Provider Agreement in regard to continuing education, etc.

  7. Promotes activities in the natural environment to enhance implementation of IFSP.

  8. Report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.

  9. Other duties as assigned.

  10. Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.

  11. Report to work as scheduled.


  1. Ability to supervise

  2. Organization skills and attention to detail


  1. Valid Florida Driver’s license.

  2. Licensed by the State’s Speech Pathology and Audiology Board.

  3. Meets criteria for Early Steps Provider Enrollment.