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 two full-time (40 hours/week) Bilingual Family Service Coordinators (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.

 

 

Contract Registered Bilingual (Spanish) Dietician (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 registered dietician 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 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 Developmental Specialist -- services delivered in the home, community and/or day care facilities (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 developmental specialist 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. Our flexible schedule allows for a wide variety of contractor hours. Individuals bilingual in English and Spanish are highly preferred.

Contract Summary:

  1. Participate in initial and ongoing assessments/evaluations to ensure child’s eligibility.
  1. Provide ongoing developmental instruction services to support infant/toddler development and help children make progress towards IFSP goals.
  1. Participate in Trans-disciplinary Teaming to achieve service integration by working collaboratively and consulting with other disciplines

(a) Serve as Team Lead when identified as such on the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)

(b) Participate in consultation with other IFSP team members in order to promote alignment of strategies, a coordinate approach to services, collaboration and co-visits with members of the team.

  1. Document contacts with the child and family, progress towards individual outcomes, and periodic re-evaluation of progress according to Family Infant Toddler (FIT) requirements.
  1. Conduct vision/hearing screenings.
  1. Must be comfortable with providing services in the child’s natural environment, to include home, childcare setting community and/or telehealth.

Education Requirements – Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education or other related field. Ability to meet criteria for Developmental Specialist II certification.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please 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 Occupational Therapist – services delivered in the home and/or community (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 an occupational therapist to work with families in their homes 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 flexible 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 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 the home, community and/or day care facilities (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 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 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.