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Program Therapist (Senior) - req# 12177

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 10/7/2020
Job Reference #: 12177

Job Description

Program Therapist (Senior)

Requisition IDreq12177
Working TitleProgram Therapist (Senior)
Position Grade13
Position Summary

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.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Current NM licensure as an SLP, OT or SW
  • Experience working within a consultative model with other disciplines/professions and families
  • Experience in developmental evaluations, treatment and intervention with premature infants and their families
  • Experience working with children under the age of 3 with feeding and nutritional intervention support
  • Experience working in the NM FIT early intervention system
  • Experience working in a NICU setting
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish)

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentNeonatology Developmental Care (997O2)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeOn-Call
Term End Date
Pay$19.81 - $29.72 Hourly
Benefits Eligible
ERB StatementTemporary 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 RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date2/24/2020
Application Instructions

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

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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