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University of New Mexico | Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job Description

The Center for Development and Disability (CDD), established in 1990, is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. These centers, authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

The UNM Center for Development and Disability is seeking a Manager of Clinical Therapy Programs to oversee the operations of two programs, the UNM HATCH and the Milagro Clinical Services Programs, and to coordinate the training initiatives within the Specialized Early Childhood Services Unit of the Early Childhood Home and Family Services (ECHFS) Division.

The UNM HATCH (Helping All To Come Home), is a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to home program that provides home visiting services to families with newborns in the NICU. The goal of this program is to provide support to families in the NICU, help families connect to services within their community, and provide trauma-informed family engagement trainings to medical and early childhood providers working with fragile infants.

The UNM Milagro Clinical Services Program provides in-clinic support to Milagro Prenatal Clinic, a clinic that service pregnant women with substance use difficulties, and supports the transition of services from prenatal to postnatal care. This position will also oversee and implement training initiatives around the implementation of the Facilitating Attuned Interaction (FAN) model and topic-specific trainings around the care of high risk infants and parents within the Specialized Early Childhood Service Unit.

This position will work closely with the Associate Division Director of the ECHFS Division around implementation of clinical services within the Milagro Clinical Services and home-visiting services within the UNM HATCH Program. This will include being responsible for the oversight of daily operation of each program and the provision of administrative and reflective supervision to home visitors in the HATCH program, clinicians in the Milagro Clinical Services Program, and administrative staff in both programs to ensure quality care and compliance with University policies and contractual obligations. Within the HATCH program, this position will also be charged with developing an intervention protocol to guide services as well as working with the Associate Division Director around expanding services to Neonatal Intensive Care Units not currently served in the Albuquerque and Las Cruces area.

In coordination with the Associate Division Director, this position will be responsible for developing and monitoring budgets of both programs, which currently includes a budget of $800,000 in the HATCH program and $80,000 in the Milagro Clinical Services programs. This position will also be responsible for completing required reports to funding agencies based on contractual obligations for each program. Additionally, this position will represent each program at UNM and at state-related meetings to coordinate services within the state, enhance existing services, build capacity, and support program development initiatives. With regards to training, this position will oversee the training initiatives within the Early Childhood Specialized Services Unit in coordination with the Associate Division Director, specifically around topics related to the implementation of the FAN Model and the care of high risk infants and their parents. Furthermore, the position will provide direct clinical care within the HATCH and Milagro Clinical Services Programs.

This position will require:

* Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
* Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
* Knowledge of current principles, concepts, and approaches within specified areas of therapeutic expertise.
* Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in areas of expertise.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment

* Clinic-specific professional licensure and/or certification, as designated by the department, is a requirement for this job.
* Subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree; at least 5 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

Be sure to address our preferred qualifications listed below in your cover letter


* Providing administrative leadership in a direct service/clinical environment

* Providing services to family in the NICU setting and/or families with substance use difficulties and adversity.

* With fee-for-service billing utilizing an integrated state/federal based system which includes database management, service input and scrutinization of data reports.

* With web-based database applications.

Knowledge of HIPAA and PHI regulations

Additional Requirements Clinical services provided within the HATCH Program include providing services within family homes, and traveling to and from family homes. Campus Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM Department Pediatrics Center for Development (997H) Employment Type Staff Staff Type Term - Full-Time Term End Date 06/30/2020 Status Exempt Pay $3,956.33 minimum to $5,924.53 mid point 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 12/9/2019 Application Instructions To be considered for this position: - Complete the official application; you must include all prior work experience and # of hours worked per week. - Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References. - Attach your Cover Letter that addresses our Preferred Qualifications. Incomplete Applications may not be considered.

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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