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Program Therapist (Senior) - req# 12177
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Program Therapist (Senior)
|Working Title||Program Therapist (Senior)|
The Developmental Care Program within the Division of Neonatology has an exciting opportunity for two (2) on-call Senior Program Therapists to join our team and work in a collegial atmosphere and an inter-professional environment. We are a multidisciplinary team with an expertise in NICU developmental care and in the sequela of medical diagnoses as they pertain to developmental outcomes for babies born preterm.
Our team helps set the stage for how parents begin their parenting roles that can last a lifetime and we have a specialized focus on the family as the current and future "growers" and "nurturers" of the infants in our unit. Our practices are consistent with current evidence-based knowledge and we have an interest in pursuing research opportunities and activities that will continue to promote best practices in this field.
The Senior Program Therapist will provide comprehensive services, including assessment, treatment planning, and intervention services to ill and/or developmentally high-risk newborns and families in a newborn intensive care environment, home environment and at our follow up clinic and provides evaluations and direct therapeutic services to high-risk newborns and their families within a specified area of professional expertise.
This position may require nights and weekends.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Campus||Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Neonatology Developmental Care (997O2)|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||$19.81 - $29.72 Hourly|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||Yes|
|For Best Consideration Date||2/24/2020|
Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.A complete application includes a resume, cover letter that describes your experience with the preferred qualifications, and a list of three (3) previous supervisors for references with contact information. A Background Check includes Fingerprinting
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