Speech Pathologist - Pediatrics

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-13
Req: R100042303
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Speech Pathologist coordinates speech and language services for children enrolled in assigned facilities. The Speech Pathologist also administers speech and language evaluations and therapy services for children enrolled in applicable school programs. Moreover, the incumbent participates in a multidisciplinary team and takes on administrative duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide clinical service to individuals in need of evaluation and / or intervention within the scope of practice for Speech-Language Pathology and Assistive Technology.

  • To serve as the interdisciplinary team leader in the selection, programming and monitoring of AAC and related AT and to assist in the day to day operations of the assitive technology lab.

  • To participate directly in didactic and clinical teaching and in scholarly activities, particularly in the area of assistive technology within the Mailman Center and related community, state, regional, and national programs.

  • To participate in collaborative training programs with various university programs in speech-language pathology as appropriate.

  • To initiate clinical research in topic areas related to the discipline of speech-language pathology and assistive technology as appropriate.

  • To provide technical assistance to public and private agencies and organizations as appropriate.

  • To participate as a representative of the discipline of speech-language pathology on one or more of the interdisciplinary teams at the Mailman Center as appropriate

Reporting Authority

The individual in this position will report to the Director of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and the Director of Assistive Technology Services at the Mailman Center for Child Development.



Master’s Degree in relevant field required

Certification and Licensing:

Certification in relevant specialty or field


Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:

  • 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.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 10/14/2020
Application Due: 1/12/2021
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