Job Description

Program Therapist (Senior)

Requisition IDreq5075
Working TitleProgram Therapist (Senior)
Position Grade13
Position Summary

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.

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 OT or SLP
  • 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
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish)
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentNeonatology Developmental Care (997O2)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,434.31 - $5,151.47 (MONTHLY)
Benefits EligibleThis 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 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 Date5/30/2018
Application Instructions

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