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Education Liaison - Oconomowoc - Full-time

Company: Rogers Memorial Hospital
Location: Oconomowoc
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Summary:

The Education Specialist is responsible for providing classroom time, completing appropriate screenings, & coordinating communication between the Inpatient Programs & the home schools. This information may include treatment plan goals including length of stay targets, assessments, behavioral techniques and related specifics.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

* Serve as an internal & external resource regarding educational placement concerns.
* Participates in the development of clinical & educational programming.
* Work in partnership with the Marketing department to promote the Child/Adolescent Programs.
* Provide school contact information to the Marketing department.
* Provide information regarding Rogers Behavioral Health to schools.
* Conduct tours of the facility for visiting school staff.
* Gather information of needs of the school community and communicate to Marketing.


* Complete the initial admission functions and document.
* Secure, or validate, release of information for a contact person at the home school.
* Verbally discuss concerns regarding the patient with identified school contact person.
* Meet with the patient to review educational issues.
* Complete educational assessment & educational testing.


* Attend appropriate school sessions, IEP meetings and conferences and document summary in the medical record.
* Provide educational information regarding the patient's diagnosis and treatment plan.
* Assist the school with the development of an educational plan regarding behavior management of the patient at school.


* Implement the education therapy programming.
* Adapt programming in consideration of the following patient information: academic strengths, weaknesses, & special needs.
* Select goals & materials designed to meet age-specific needs.
* Implement & enforce effective behavior management techniques.


* Coordinate discharge planning regarding the educational placement and needs of the patients.
* Notify the identified school contact of discharge.
* Arrange for receipt of requested written information.
* Act as the primary resource for patients, parents, and guardians regarding school concerns. 9. Attend daily staffing meetings, communicate with the interdisciplinary team.
* Provides appropriate documentation in the patient's medical record.
* Summarizes results of assessments & appropriate testing.
* Records a daily note that indicates progress towards treatment goals.
* Provides input & interventions into treatment plan.
* Documents information released to identified school contact or parents.


* Participate in the Performance Improvement program on an ongoing basis, including, but not limited to:
* patient satisfaction.
* unit or hospital-based performance improvement teams.
* unit systems or communication patterns that might be improved.
* unit or hospital safety.


* Participate in projects, tasks and continuing education opportunities to improve skills and expand competence in the delivery of Education Specialist duties.

Schedule:

Monday - Friday 7:30am-4:00pm.

Education/Training Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in education or a similar field is required.
* Must be 18 years of age, or older.
* A minimum of four (4) years of direct related experience in a mental health field with children or adolescents is required.
* A valid, Wisconsin drivers' license is preferred. May be required to have driving record approved by Rogers Memorial Hospital's insurance carrier
* An American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR certification or American Red Cross Professional Rescue is required within 30 days of date of hire. Annual re-certification is required.
* Formal training in management of the aggressive patient within 60 days of the date of hire. Annual re-certification is required.
* Must pass pre-employment background and drug screen.
* Must be fully vaccinated for COVID unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

Benefits:

* Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, etc.) for positions of 30 hours or more per week.
* Childcare reimbursement offered for positions of 20 hours or more per week.
* Gainshare bonus based on company goals.
* 401k with matching contribution that is fully vested from day 1.
* Loan relief, tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunities.

ABOUT ROGERS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Rogers Behavioral Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit provider of highly specialized psychiatric care. Rogers offers evidence-based treatment for children, teens, and adults with OCD and anxiety, addiction, depression and other mood disorders, eating disorders, trauma, and PTSD. Backed by more than a century of experience, Rogers is leading the way on measurement-based care and use of clinical outcomes. Rogers provides residential care and has three inpatient facilities located in southeastern Wisconsin. Rogers also offers outpatient services in a growing network of communities across the U.S.

The System also includes Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation, which supports patient care, programs, and research; and Rogers InHealth, an initiative that works to eliminate the stigma of mental health challenges.

For more information, visit rogersbh.org.

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action - Rogers Behavioral Health (rogersbh.org)

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action - Rogers Behavioral Health (rogersbh.org)

Keywords: Rogers Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee , Education Liaison - Oconomowoc - Full-time, Education / Teaching , Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

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