Job Description

Program Therapist (Senior)

Requisition IDreq5072
Working TitleProgram Therapist (Senior) on-call
Position Grade13
Position Summary

The Developmental Care Program within the Division of Neonatology has an exciting opportunity for an on-call Senior Program Therapist 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 Date5/29/2018
Application InstructionsA complete application will consist of current resume, cover letter and reference. Please describe in your cover letter how you meet the preferred qualifications for the position. Include three references in your resume. The references must be former supervisors. Finalists should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire.

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