Employment

Employment

New Vistas partners with and supports people with disabilities and families of children with special needs to enrich their quality of life in New Mexico.

We are a consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential private nonprofit agency based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, providing an array of independent living services for nine northern New Mexico Counties. 51% of staff are persons with disabilities; 51% of Board of Directors are persons with disabilities; and providing five core services of advocacy, independent living skills training, peer support, information and referral, and transition.

New Vistas encourages qualified people with disabilities and minorities to apply and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Here are the opening position(s) we have available.

Bilingual Family Service Coordinator

New Vistas is seeking one full-time (40 hours/week) Bilingual Family Service Coordinator (FSC) in Santa Fe County.  Open until filled.

Family Service Coordination services are carried out to assist and enable the families of children from birth to three, to access, and if determined eligible, receive early intervention services. The Family Service Coordinator helps to develop the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP); assists the family in receiving all services identified; coordinates those services; ensures that they are delivered in a timely manner, and seeks additional services and or supports that may help the child or family. These services will be conducted within a variety of environments in home and community settings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

The FSC will operate within State and Federal Regulations as well as adhere to all New Vistas policies and procedures. Essential duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Explain to families the early intervention process, parent rights and safeguards
  • Gather information from the family regarding their concerns, priorities and resources
  • Coordinate the evaluation and assessment activities
  • Facilitate the determination of the child’s eligibility
  • Connect the family with resources and supports
  • Help families plan and prepare for their IFSP
  • Organize and facilitate Transdisciplinary Team Approach (TTA) and IFSP meetings
  • Arrange and coordinate all services listed on the IFSP
  • Monitor the delivery of services
  • Facilitate periodic reviews of the IFSP and ensuring that progress is being made towards family goals
  • Provide families with the information and support to enhance their child’s development in areas including cognitive, communication, physical/motor, social or emotional and adaptive development
  • Manage and coordinate the transition process beginning with the transition plan and finalized at the transition conference
  • Ensure that initial visit is face-to-face and at least one face-to-face visit occurs each month
  • Home visits, community visits and travel are required

The minimum requirements for the advertised Family Service Coordinator position is a bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, nursing, special education, early childhood education or a closely related field, plus one year of related experience.  Additionally, selected candidates must be able to pass required criminal background check, driver record check, credential verification and must possess reliable transportation. Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish are highly preferred, with birth to three and home visiting experience being a plus. 

New Vistas offers a competitive hourly rate of $17.51/hour for a bilingual FSC plus benefits. New Vistas will conduct an assessment for bilingual proficiency and verify credentials with all final candidates. The hourly rate will be negotiable depending on experience, bilingual proficiency and level of education. The schedule will be moderately negotiable for the candidate offered the position and the majority of work will occur Monday through Friday.

Benefits include mentoring with highly trained interdisciplinary team members, flexible schedule, excellent training opportunities, paid leave, employer paid individual dental/life, health plan with employer contributions (full time positions only), 403b match, mileage reimbursement and wireless telephone.

If you are a qualified individual interested in applying for the advertised position, please email a letter of interest and resume to:

Louise Baca-Sena

Early Intervention Program Manager

1205 Parkway Drive, Suite A

Santa Fe, NM  87507

lbaca-sena@newvistas.org.

(505) 471-1001 Ext. 116 (landline)

(505) 795-5292 (cell)

 

Applicants who do not follow these instructions do not indicate the position for which they are applying, or who apply for positions not advertised will not be considered for review. 

 

New Vistas encourages qualified people with disabilities and minorities to apply and is an equal opportunity employer.

BILINGUAL (SPANISH) OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

 New Vistas is seeking one full-time, exempt Bilingual (English/Spanish) Occupational Therapist in Santa Fe County.  Open until filled.

The Bilingual (English/Spanish) Occupational Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing occupational therapy services for children 0-3 years of age under the umbrella of New Vistas’ Early Intervention Program.  Services shall include diagnostic assessment of child progress toward IFSP goals, provision of therapies in child home, preschool, community, telehealth and/or office settings and participation in transdisciplinary team meetings to staff case with other EI team members.  All services are provided in collaboration with families and other professional staff and reflect developmentally appropriate practices as well as cultural linguistic sensitivity. Regular travel throughout the designated service area and occasional travel within the state are required for this exempt position.

To deliver services in the home, the OT must be fully vaccinated, as required by the Family Infant Toddler Program.  Fully vaccinated means two weeks beyond the second Moderna or Pfizer vaccination or single dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccination, and if eligible, must have received the COVID-19 Booster.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Participate in planning appropriate early intervention through the IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan)
    1. Assist the family in the identification of their concerns, priorities and resources.
    2. Participate in the development and implementation of Individualized Family Service Plans.
    3. Provide developmental guidance about infant and toddler behavior as it relates to occupational therapy services and goals.
    4. Provide expertise to the family and team regarding infant and toddler development in the domains of communication, language, physical/motor, social, emotional, cognitive and adaptive skills development for typically and atypically developing children.
    5. Carry out screening and assessment activities with designated children.
  1. Implement intervention in a manner that reflects the program philosophy.
    1. Provide family-centered and relationship based services utilizing the FIT coaching philosophy.
    2. Demonstrate sensitivity to linguistic, cultural, social, economic and individual roles among persons and families served.
    3. Support families and other caregivers to implement identified activities into daily routines.
  1. Provide occupational therapy services to children and coach parents in integrating interventions into daily routines.
    1. Conduct ongoing assessments to determine occupational therapy service needs for each child, assess progress towards family developed goals in the IFSP, and collaborate with parents to identify, mobilize and coordinate with community and social support network to support these goals.
    2. Provide occupational therapy services as established in the IFSP. Communicate the need for changes to the Family Service Coordinator as needed.
    3. Participate in routine transdisciplinary team meetings to discuss child progress and family needs with the service team.
    4. Coordinate and assist in the development, review and evaluation of the annual IFSP.
    5. Other duties as required
  1. Provide program services in an efficient manner.
    1. Perform duties in an organized, efficient and timely manner.
    2. Use independent judgment and discretion in setting daily priorities to complete tasks.
    3. Maintain established work schedule: demonstrate regular and reliable attendance, be punctual, keep appointments, and be willing to adapt schedule to meet unexpected needs and changes.  Use time effectively.
    4. Adhere to established guidelines, policies and procedures for billing and documentation including billable time requirements and timely/complete documentation that meets all applicable regulations, standards and internal policies and procedures.
  1. Function as an effective team member with co-workers and the community to build productive, collaborative relationships to achieve program goals and objectives
    1. Maintain a positive, respectful and courteous manner with other team members.
    2. Participate regularly in team, department and agency meetings.
    3. Facilitate collaboration with consumers, family members, parents, therapists and other professional staff through regular contact, paperwork and designated team meetings.
    4. Share pertinent information with supervisor and team members regarding work progress, successes, barriers, concerns and other areas that may affect the department’s services or image.
    5. Support the decisions of the director and members of the management team to staff, participants and the community.
    6. Understand and maintain private, sensitive and confidential information within the confines of need-to-know parameters.
  1. Use supervision effectively and apply relevant information in the work setting
    1. Actively participate in regular, reflective and collaborative supervision. As appropriate, take the initiative to seek supervisory support, assistance and guidance.
    2. Incorporate constructive direction from supervisor to improve job performance.
    3. Accept responsibility for the quality of job performance, making necessary changes.
  1. Take initiative to secure professional development opportunities and apply relevant information in the work setting
    1. Accurately identify areas of mastery and areas for growth and development. Seek assistance and guidance when needed.
    2. Maintain awareness of current professional information in the field of activity and undertake regular and ongoing efforts to maintain competencies in the skills used. Incorporate and demonstrate new knowledge and skills on the job.

 

The minimum requirements for the advertised Bilingual Occupational Therapist exempt position is a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from a university certified by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy or the American Occupational Therapy Association; proficient in English and Spanish; and participate in Family Infant Toddler (FIT) trainings (webinar and/or in person) required to deliver services and/or administer assessment tools.   Additionally, selected candidates must be able to pass required criminal background check, driver record check, credential verification and must possess reliable transportation. Licensure by the state of New Mexico Board of Examiners for Occupational Therapy required.

New Vistas offers a competitive salary range between $80,000 and $85,000 DOQ, plus benefits.  New Vistas will conduct an assessment for bilingual proficiency and verify credentials with all final candidates. The salary will be negotiable depending on experience, bilingual proficiency and level of education. The schedule will be moderately negotiable for the candidate offered the exempt position and the majority of work will occur Monday through Friday.

Benefits include mentoring with highly trained interdisciplinary team members, flexible schedule, excellent training opportunities, paid leave, employer paid individual dental/life, health plan with employer contributions (full time positions only), 403b match, mileage reimbursement and wireless telephone.

If you are a qualified individual interested in applying for the advertised exempt position, please email a letter of interest and resume to:

 

Louise Baca-Sena

Early Intervention Program Manager

1205 Parkway Drive, Suite A

Santa Fe, NM  87507

lbaca-sena@newvistas.org.

(505) 471-1001 Ext. 116 (landline)

(505) 795-5292 (cell)

 

Applicants who do not follow these instructions do not indicate the position for which they are applying, or who apply for positions not advertised will not be considered for review. 

 

New Vistas encourages qualified people with disabilities and minorities to apply and is an equal opportunity employer.

 

BILINGUAL (SPANISH) SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

New Vistas is seeking one full-time, exempt Bilingual (English/Spanish) Speech Language Pathologist in Santa Fe County.  Open until filled.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Bilingual (Spanish/English) Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for planning and implementing speech language therapy services for children 0-3 years of age under the umbrella of New Vistas’ Early Intervention Program.  Services shall include diagnostic assessment of child progress toward IFSP goals, provision of therapies in child home, preschool, community, telehealth and/or office settings and participation in transdisciplinary team meetings to staff case with other EI team members.  All services are provided in collaboration with families and other professional staff and reflect developmentally appropriate practices as well as cultural linguistic sensitivity.  Regular travel throughout the designated service area and occasional travel within the state are required for this exempt position.

To deliver services in the home, the OT must be fully vaccinated, as required by the Family Infant Toddler Program.  Fully vaccinated means two weeks beyond the second Moderna or Pfizer vaccination or single dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccination, and if eligible, must have received the COVID-19 Booster.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Participate in planning appropriate early intervention through the IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan)
    1. Assist the family in the identification of their concerns, priorities and resources.
    2. Participate in the development and implementation of Individualized Family Service Plans.
    3. Provide developmental guidance about infant and toddler behavior as it relates to occupational therapy services and goals.
    4. Provide expertise to the family and team regarding infant and toddler development in the domains of communication, language, physical/motor, social, emotional, cognitive and adaptive skills development for typically and atypically developing children.
    5. Carry out screening and assessment activities with designated children.
  1. Implement intervention in a manner that reflects the program philosophy.
    1. Provide family-centered and relationship based services utilizing the FIT coaching philosophy.
    2. Demonstrate sensitivity to linguistic, cultural, social, economic and individual roles among persons and families served.
    3. Support families and other caregivers to implement identified activities into daily routines.
  1. Provide speech language pathology services to children and coach parents in integrating interventions into daily routines.
    1. Conduct ongoing assessments to determine occupational therapy service needs for each child, assess progress towards family developed goals in the IFSP, and collaborate with parents to identify, mobilize and coordinate with community and social support network to support these goals.
    2. Provide occupational therapy services as established in the IFSP. Communicate the need for changes to the Family Service Coordinator as needed.
    3. Participate in routine transdisciplinary team meetings to discuss child progress and family needs with the service team.
    4. Coordinate and assist in the development, review and evaluation of the annual IFSP.
    5. Other duties as required
  1. Provide program services in an efficient manner.
    1. Perform duties in an organized, efficient and timely manner.
    2. Use independent judgment and discretion in setting daily priorities to complete tasks.
    3. Maintain established work schedule: demonstrate regular and reliable attendance, be punctual, keep appointments, and be willing to adapt schedule to meet unexpected needs and changes.  Use time effectively.
    4. Adhere to established guidelines, policies and procedures for billing and documentation including billable time requirements and timely/complete documentation that meets all applicable regulations, standards and internal policies and procedures.
  1. Function as an effective team member with co-workers and the community to build productive, collaborative relationships to achieve program goals and objectives
    1. Maintain a positive, respectful and courteous manner with other team members.
    2. Participate regularly in team, department and agency meetings.
    3. Facilitate collaboration with consumers, family members, parents, therapists and other professional staff through regular contact, paperwork and designated team meetings.
    4. Share pertinent information with supervisor and team members regarding work progress, successes, barriers, concerns and other areas that may affect the department’s services or image.
    5. Support the decisions of the director and members of the management team to staff, participants and the community.
    6. Understand and maintain private, sensitive and confidential information within the confines of need-to-know parameters.
  1. Use supervision effectively and apply relevant information in the work setting
    1. Actively participate in regular, reflective and collaborative supervision. As appropriate, take the initiative to seek supervisory support, assistance and guidance.
    2. Incorporate constructive direction from supervisor to improve job performance.
    3. Accept responsibility for the quality of job performance, making necessary changes.
  1. Take initiative to secure professional development opportunities and apply relevant information in the work setting
    1. Accurately identify areas of mastery and areas for growth and development. Seek assistance and guidance when needed.
    2. Maintain awareness of current professional information in the field of activity and undertake regular and ongoing efforts to maintain competencies in the skills used. Incorporate and demonstrate new knowledge and skills on the job.

The minimum requirements for the advertised Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist exempt position is a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders; proficient in English and Spanish; and participate in Family Infant Toddler (FIT) trainings (webinar and/or in person) required to deliver services and/or administer assessment tools.   Additionally, selected candidates must be able to pass required criminal background check, driver record check, credential verification and must possess reliable transportation. Active Licensure by the state of New Mexico Speech-Language/Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Board required.

New Vistas offers a competitive salary range between $75,000 and $80,000 DOQ, plus benefits.  New Vistas will conduct an assessment for bilingual proficiency and verify credentials with all final candidates. The salary will be negotiable depending on experience, bilingual proficiency and level of education. The schedule will be moderately negotiable for the candidate offered the exempt position and the majority of work will occur Monday through Friday.

Benefits include mentoring with highly trained interdisciplinary team members, flexible schedule, excellent training opportunities, paid leave, employer paid individual dental/life, health plan with employer contributions (full time positions only), 403b match, mileage reimbursement and wireless telephone.

If you are a qualified individual interested in applying for the advertised exempt position, please email a letter of interest and resume to:

Louise Baca-Sena

Early Intervention Program Manager

1205 Parkway Drive, Suite A

Santa Fe, NM  87507

lbaca-sena@newvistas.org.

(505) 471-1001 Ext. 116 (landline)

(505) 795-5292 (cell)

 

Applicants who do not follow these instructions do not indicate the position for which they are applying, or who apply for positions not advertised will not be considered for review. 

New Vistas encourages qualified people with disabilities and minorities to apply and is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Contract Bilingual (Spanish) Family Counselor & Therapy (Santa Fe)

Contract Bilingual (Spanish) Family Counselor & Therapy (Santa Fe)

compensation: $72 per hour
employment type: contract
non-profit organization

New Vistas partners with and supports people with disabilities and families of children with special needs to enrich their quality of life in New Mexico.

New Vistas Early Intervention Program has a contract opportunity for a bilingual (Spanish) family counselor to work with families whose infants and toddlers have or are at risk for developmental delays in the Santa Fe, NM area. Services focus on parenting support, developmental guidance and case management. Our flexible visits (telehealth and/or in-person) schedule allows for a wide variety of contractor hours. The minimum requirements are one year of direct experience and a current license to practice in New Mexico. Individuals bilingual in English and Spanish with infant mental health experience are highly preferred.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit our website at newvistas.org or contact Louise Baca-Sena, Early Intervention Program Manager, 505-471-1001 ext. 116, (505) 795-5292 (cell), or email: lbaca-sena@newvistas.org.

New Vistas encourages qualified people with disabilities and minorities to apply and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contract Speech Language Pathologist – services delivered in Santa Fe

 

EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM

1205 Parkway Dr. Suite A                                                                                                                                                                   (505) 471-1001      

Santa Fe, NM 87507                                                                                                                                                                   Fax (505) 989-8740

 

Seeking Contract Speech Language Pathologist – services delivered in Santa Fe

New Vistas, A Center For Independent Living

Santa Fe, NM

$72 – $75 an hour – Full-time, Part-time, Contract

 

Full Job Description

Contract Speech Language Pathologist – services delivered in the home, community and/or day care facilities (Santa Fe)

compensation: $72- $75.00 per hour
employment type: contract
non-profit organization

New Vistas partners with and supports people with disabilities and families of children with special needs to enrich their quality of life in New Mexico.

New Vistas Early Intervention Program has a contract opportunity for a speech language pathologist to work with families in their home, day care facilities, and/or community whose infants and toddlers have or are at risk for developmental delays in the Santa Fe, NM area. Services focus on parenting support, developmental guidance and case management. Our schedule allows for a wide variety of contractor hours. The minimum requirements are one year of direct experience and a current license to practice in New Mexico. Individuals bilingual in English and Spanish with experience are highly preferred.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit our website at newvistas.org or contact Louise Baca-Sena, Early Intervention Program Manager, 505-471-1001 ext. 116, (505) 795-5292 (cell)

New Vistas encourages qualified people with disabilities and minorities to apply and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $72.00- $75.00 per hour

Work Location: Multiple Locations