Program Therapist (Senior) - req# 5075
Program Therapist (Senior)
|Working Title||Program Therapist (Senior)|
The Developmental Care Program, has an exciting opportunity for a full-time occupational therapist or speech and language pathologist 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 sequalae 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.
This team member will provide comprehensive services, including assessment, treatment planning, and intervention services to ill and/or developmentally high-risk NICU graduates and families in a home environment and at our follow up clinic. Preferred qualifications include experience working with children under the age of 3 with feeding and nutritional intervention, experience and knowledge of the NM FIT early intervention system and bilingual skills (English/Spanish).
Must have reliable transportation. 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)|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||$3,434.31 - $5,151.47 (MONTHLY)|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|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||5/30/2018|
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