Educational Advocate - Psychology (Grant-Funded)

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital - Saint Petersburg, FL (30+ days ago)4.1


Requisition #: 170868
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 25, 2018
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.

At Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital located in St. Petersburg, FL, we offer first-class pediatric care, along with the best lifestyle anyone could imagine. In the heart of Tampa Bay our main campus and state-of-the-art facility is located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida and just minutes from restaurants, beautiful beaches, sports arenas and a multitude of family activities.

We are committed to cultivating, nurturing and hiring the best talent for our organization and believe every person makes a difference in the lives of our patients and their families. As you’ll see, we take our work and our fun very seriously. We think you're going to love it here.

POSITION SUMMARY

This "Grant-funded" position advocates for patients with special education needs who are under the supervision of psychologists and neuropsychologists. Coordinates with patient’s school to ensure they receive the proper mental health curriculum for their circumstance.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Advocates for educational services for patients in need, following psychological and neuropsychological evaluations
Confers with Psychologists to understand the needs of patients, advocates and educates providers on special education law as it relates to patients
Coordinates mental health curriculum offerings at schools
Coordinates care among providers, resources in the community, builds relationships with area schools, and research staff, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree with emphasis in school psychology, special education, or related field
Experience with special education law is required. Other requirements, as needed, for areas of specialization/expertise will be determined by position
Working knowledge of standard PC based applications required. Flexible and have good time management skills
Ability to travel throughout the JHACH service areas. Current Florida driver’s license with clean driving record

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
__X__ Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of twenty-five (25) pounds without assistance.
__X__ Category 1: Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Divides time between a climate-controlled office and school settings
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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