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EDUCATOR SPECIAL TEACHING

Job ID 14129965 Department Patient Education Location Albuquerque, NM Date posted 03/14/2018
Position Summary:

This position is casual pool, on-call as-needed. Will substitute to cover for our teachers when they are out sick or on leave. Requires NM Licensed Teacher.


Plan and implement curriculum and educational programs for children, adolescents, or adults with specific disabilities. Assess students abilities and develop individualized educational plans consistent with treatment goals. Coordinate programs for therapeutic purposes; integrate overall developmental goals into the academic setting. Manage behavior of students to create a safe physical and emotional classroom environment. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric age groups.Accountability:
  • CURRICULUM - Plan, develop, write, and implement curriculum and educational programs in accordance with educational/treatment goals and student abilities

  • CURRICULUM - May specialize in one or more areas of the curriculum, such as physical education, art, or music

  • TEACHING - Facilitate therapeutic groups and may teach academic curriculum in a therapeutic classroom

  • EDUCATION - Manage student behavior to encourage best possible student educational experience

  • EDUCATION PLAN - Interact with and participate in consultations with specialists as appropriate in order to plan and prepare individualized educational program in accordance with individual goals

  • PROGRAMS - May coordinate programs with related disciplines for therapeutic purposes; attend multi-disciplinary meetings to facilitate comprehensive program planning

  • REPORTS - Prepare appropriate documentation and reports on programs and on student progress

  • SUPERVISION - May coordinate and lead the work of others

  • DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops

  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols

  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes

  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk

  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner

  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

  • Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline

  • Experience Requirements:
  • No minimum experience required

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • Licensed Teacher in State of New Mexico

  • Addendum - Licensed Teacher with Physical Education (PE) Indorsement

  • Experience Requirements - Preferred:
  • Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment

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