Franciscan Hospital for Children Residential Teacher in Brighton, Massachusetts
(CBAT) Community Based Acute Treatment Program
Bachelor's Degree preferred
MA Teaching Certification Required
Position Summary Residential Teacher Responsible for coordinating clinical education services for children and adolescents with a wide variety of behavioral, psychiatric, medical, and developmental diagnoses. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Interacts with patients in a therapeutic manner that facilitates adaptive coping and life skills through implementation of education plan goals and objectives, in support of clinical educators. · Ensure that a developmentally appropriate strength-based, trauma-sensitive treatment model is reflected in classroom procedures. · Upon patient admission, completes Massachusetts SPED-9/Doctor's Form and submit to administration. · Coordinate and provide data required for reimbursement of educational tutoring to appropriate school departments in coordination with fiscal department. · Keep daily attendance for each patient. · Develops collaborative relationships with school systems in order to best coordinate handoff of educational services. · Initiate follow up communication with school systems to ensure coverage of the patient's educational services. · Upon patient discharge, submit completed attendance form with calculated days and hours of attendance to administration for billing school system. · Maintain confidentiality of records and files, in compliance with all hospital confidentiality policies and regulations. · Maintain communication with patient financial services department when indicated. · Communicates regularly with the Program Director & RN Manager, for the purpose of coordinating duties and responsibilities with overall functions of program and hospital. · Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: · A Bachelor's Degree in related field · Massachusetts Teacher's License · Prior experience working with children and adolescents with behavioral and psychiatric conditions preferred.