Current NMPED Special Education K-12 license is required. This is a salaried position.
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.
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 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"
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline
No minimum experience required
Licensed Teacher in State of New Mexico
Experience Requirements - Preferred:
Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo
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.
Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
Working Conditions Requirements:
No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment