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Children's Health - Education Careers

Job Number: 51372

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 8-19-2017


Position Summary- fulll time

The purpose of this position is to provide academic consultation and instruction to patients of Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide educational, and psychosocial assessments and recommendations:

  • Conduct educational, cognitive and psychosocial assessments to determine school concerns and identify goals for educational success.
  • Make recommendations to medical staff and families regarding individual patient referrals.
  • Administer and interpret criterion referenced testing.
  • Provide IDEA/ 504 recommendations to utilize for individual educational services in patient’s community school.
  • Document patient educational history utilizing the assessment and information from parents, patient and community schools.
  • Provide feedback regarding patient’s academic strengths and weaknesses to clinical team members and family.
  • Collaborate with patients, families and schools with the implementation of academic, physical, and remedial accommodations for the successful reintegration of the patient to community school.

Provide direct instruction to patients:

  • Implement and support patient treatment goals in classroom setting.
  • Coordinate patient instructional materials with patient’s school of attendance.
  • Instruct and tutor patients at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas when needed.
  • Coordinate enrollment in Dallas Independent School District hospital program when appropriate.

Ability to meet physical and non-physical demands as outlined in the job description is an essential function of the job.

Provide in-services to community schools on the affect patient illness has on school performance (cognitive and social emotional).

Attend meetings and participate in hospital activities and participate in unit and departmental meeting on a bi-weekly basis.

Participate in hospital initiatives (i.e. Unit Councils, Magnet, development ).

Participate in planning for future expansions and administrative goals.

Attend meetings in the community to support patients and families in the school reintegration process.

Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.



  • Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Master’s Degree in education or special education or a combination within bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Licenses & certifications

  • Current, valid Texas teaching certification with Special Education endorsement.


  • Two or more years teaching experience with children who have special needs.

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Must possess physical and emotional health adequate for attendance requirements and performance.
  • Must possess ability to communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner; demonstrated use of communication skills.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to change; may be required to work under stressful conditions.
  • Must possess the ability to identify current needs and anticipate future needs that support Children’s mission.
  • Must possess the ability to interact with peers, executives, patient families and other vendors in a manner that represents Children’s positively.
  • Must possess the ability to maintain regular, reliable and punctual attendance.
  • Must possess the ability to learn and apply new information, knowledge and experiences in a timely manner.
  • Must possess the ability to work on multiple tasks and projects and to prioritize.

Physical demands

  • Light - Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently, or negligible amounts constantly OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree.

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