Educational Diagnostician - Region IX Education Cooperative
Position: Educational Diagnostician
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Educational Diagnostician
Job Location: Region IX Education Cooperative
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Region IX Education Cooperative
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Telephone: 575-257-2368
Job Description:
POSITION TITLE:      Educational Diagnostician        
REPORT TO:             Educational Services Director
Salary Schedule:      Related Services
Work Day:                  7.5 hours/day
Contract Year:          183 days
Classification:           Exempt

Must be licensed by the State of New Mexico Department of Education and the State of New Mexico
Licensing and Regulation Professional Licensure. Three years successful work experience in public
schools/institutions of higher education or other agencies. 
Performs initial and on going evaluation and diagnosis with use of  standardized tests, and customized measures and/or observation with family input to evaluate the children in areas of cognitive, academics, visual perceptual-motor skills, self-care, daily living skills, adaptive behavior, processing and developmental delays.
Responsible for full independent comprehensive evaluations of new children and reevaluation of children with existing disabilities within a reasonable time.  If therapy is not indicated as a direct service, the therapist shall provide written input to the appropriate persons.
In collaboration with IEP/IFSP Committee, plans and manages a program of services designed to establish/maintain appropriate progress and responses for children with disabilities and their parents.
Responsible for appropriately referring children/families to agencies/resources that will enhance the health/well-being of the child (CMS, Medicaid, etc.).
Responsible for involvement in program planning/review, in collaboration with appropriate staff and agencies, that results in improved and comprehensive services for children and the district...
Documents progress, response, and planning according to professional board standards and in compliance with IEP/IFSP.
Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with all professional standards of conduct and professional ethics.
Collaborates with colleagues, other agencies, students and parents to determine successful positive intervention strategies and behavioral interventions that result in positive outcomes for children with disabilities and their families.

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