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Lead Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist

Job Locations US-FL-Lakeland
Requisition ID
Category (Portal Searching)
Therapy - Clinical Staff
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Regular Full-Time
Recruiter Name
Sara Pessman
Recruiter Email
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Recruiting Priority Level


Lead Speech Language Pathologist- SLP, Pediatric Based Therapy  -  Join our Pediatric School Based Team, and use your passion for Speech Therapy to help make a difference in a child’s life!

  • Pediatric Lead Speech Language Pathologist position available to begin in ASAP! 
  • Lakeland, FL 
  • $10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS - paid over one year
  • Full Time / 8 Hours daily / 40 hours weekly 
  • Will maintain a caselaod
  • Hiring Immediately!

We value our speech therapists and their dedication to our mission of making a difference in a child’s life. That is why we make it a priority to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Continuing Education and more!

HealthPRO® Pediatrics is a national leading provider of highly skilled therapists.  We hire  Therapists and leaders who share our vision, work diligently, and provide best practices in speech therapy that will change children's lives for the better. If you are a passionate, talented leader who wants to help children and therapists across the country, then maybe it is time to look at our company.  


Looking forward to speaking with you!


Sara Pessman

Director of Recruitment – Peds/School Division


847.424.0106 | Direct



Supervision Responsibilities

Maintain daily/weekly availability to support therapists regarding evaluation planning, treatment planning, parent/teacher communication, to ensure practice standards are met

  • Meet with each therapist 60 min/week after initial hire date
  • After 90 day review, meet with each therapist 30 min/week


Meet with junior therapists in discipline 1 hour weekly

Run reports and train therapists on Make a battle plan.

  • Advanced Scheduled
  • Billable Hours
  • % Arrivals
  • Dropouts/Discharges
  • Cancellations/No Shows
  • Completed Documentation
  • Report/documentation proofing (timeliness and quality)

Monthly random documentation selection and proofing of junior therapists

o   Proof all new evals for new therapists for 90 days


90 day and yearly reviews for junior therapists


Staff morale boosting activities

  • Support other Lead Therapists in leadership activities in order to help them be affective leaders for their teams
  • Plan regular company-wide teambuilding activities off site
  • Facilitate regular office morale boosting activities
  • 1X/mo staff meeting Lunch
  • Dress Up days
  • Office Decorating
  • Coffee or Breakfast

Administrative Responsibilities 

Therapist satisfaction/resolution

  • Mediate between therapists and office staff when necessary to find acceptable resolutions for all in order to maintain a harmonious working environment fostering

Coordination and execution of mass screenings

  • Work with the Clinical Director and other Lead Therapists to coordinate screenings at daycares, preschools, and private schools
  • Execute screenings with appropriate marketing materials and screening materials

Support marketing campaigns/marketing materials/referral appreciation/referral relationships

  • Organize and participate in community events
  • Facilitate therapists to take pictures of kids meeting goals or having fun during therapy
  • Facilitate therapists to make videos demonstrating parent tips/tricks/home ideas
  • Facilitate therapists to make parent handouts
  • Physician office visits

Therapist supply/ equipment need liaison between therapists and Clinical Director

  • Communicate regarding monthly purchases and necessity of items to stay within budget

New hires- Orientation/Shadowing

  • Orient to clinic and/or schools
  • Orient to Evaluation Process
  • Shadowing and additional activities
  • Monitor ramping of caseload for new therapists

Parent liaison for new clients

  • Contact new clients to educate on our services and answer difficult

Attend weekly Leadership meeting and weekly clinic staff meetings

  • Bring all therapist's updates, questions and concerns as well as positive feedback to manager's meeting with a solution in mind for approval

Program development

  • Information and ideas related to additional programming ex: Feeding, Splinting Casting and Orthotics, Aquatic Therapy, Autism Specific Programs, Intensives, Special Groups,

Assist Leadership Team in carrying out the overall mission and core values of the company


  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech- Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or qualify to complete Clinical Fellowship
  • Must hold a current state license to practice in the state of FL and a Professional Educator’s License with endorsement in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development

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