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Early Steps Community Provider Recruitment and Training Coordinator

University of Miami
Miami, FL

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The Department of Pediatrics has an exciting opportunity for an Early Steps Community Provider Recruitment and Training Coordinator. The Community Provider Recruitment and Training Coordinator proactively plan and manage recruitment for new Early Steps direct service providers within the relevant fields needed including managing attractive campaigns for recruitment in the community.

  • Develop and initiate the Early Steps’ Provider Recruitment and Retention Plan and report yearly results to Florida’s Early Steps State Office.

  • Analyze zip code area’s needs, gaps and overflow for each category of direct service providers (ITDS, PT, OT, SPEECH, HEARING and others).

  • Recruitment of new Early Steps providers (including Agencies and Individual Providers) to service the Early Steps children in the most needed zip code areas.

  • Conduct preliminary on-site visits for new Agencies and meeting new direct service providers to assess qualifications making sure they understand and can comply with the Early Steps “natural environment” model and complete all Florida Early Steps professional development training requirements.

  • Ensure all direct service providers’ education and experience meet Florida Early Steps’ policy requirements.

  • Collect and review direct service provider enrollment paperwork for manager’s final approval.

  • Ensure staff and direct service provider information is maintained, thoroughly documented, and updated per policy and Medicaid requirements.

  • Track re-certification of Infant Toddler Development Specialist to ensure State requirements are met.

  • Support the professional development initiative in a quality assurance capacity to track, monitor and report provider fidelity, allowing the Lead Implementation Coach (LIC) and Provider Coach (PC) to continue to provide coaching and technical assistance to providers.

  • Work with direct service providers that have achieved FL-EPIC fidelity to submit annual coaching videos for LIC or Provider Coach review.

  • Work with LIC to maintain records related to direct service provider eligibility for the FL-EPIC fee.

  • Communicate with direct service provider and their corresponding agency(ies) of eligibility for the FL-EPIC fee.

  • Other tasks as needed related to recruitment of new Early Steps providers, professional development and training.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience

  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.

  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.

  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.

  • Commitment to the University’s core values.

  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

  • Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office).

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

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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