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Bilingual School Teacher (Spanish/English) - Grant Funded

Requisition #: 196346
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Oct. 8, 2019

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Hospital School Teacher facilitates the delivery of instructional support to patients and siblings at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Actively provides resources to facilitate the school program selected by the family. Responsible for instructing patients and/or siblings in collaboration with program selected as well as any enrichment or remedial work as recommended by the family or school institute. In collaboration with other members of the healthcare team, identifies priorities for enhancing patient schooling experience.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Communicates with patients and families and serves as a professional resource for instructional support during hospital admissions.
  2. Facilitates learning for patients and siblings, following the program selected by the family.
  3. Communicates with other professional educators within the programs chosen by the family.
  4. Documents patient and family interactions and instructional anecdotes in EMR.
  5. Participates in department meetings and shares best practices for instructing students in a hospital environment.
  6. Trains, supervises, and mentors visiting teachers and volunteers to ensure safe and appropriate interaction with all patient and families in the health care setting.
  7. Develops creative and innovative patient school experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates must successfully pass the required JHM approved Spanish designated language assessment prior to job offer. New employees must complete all required training within 30 days of hire.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field. English as a Second Language (ESL) Certification or English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement and/or Certification.
  • 3 years classroom experience within certification field.
  • State of Florida Teacher Certification.
  • Thorough knowledge of Child Development and the ability to assess with visual and auditory acuity and respond effectively to the individual, age specific needs with high quality educational intervention.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to relate well with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Current infant, child, and adult CPR and AED certifications, AHA

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • __X__ Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of Fifty (50) pounds without assistance.
  • __X__ Category 1: Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties.
  • __X__ Ability to perform physical activity, including but not limited to: repetitive motions, feeling, grasping, fingering (pinching, typing, handling, etc.), lifting, pulling, pushing, walking, kneeling and standing, reaching, crouching and stooping.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • All patient care areas of hospital, OCC’s, and various other locations.
  • Occasional exposure to communicable disease when working in a healthcare.
  • Exposure to sharp objects and insturments.
  • Minimal exposure to hazardous materials.
  • Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure of electirc shock.
  • Occasional high noise level.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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