Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford NX Program Coordinator - Education Spec ( .001FTE, Days) in Palo Alto, California

Administrative Support

.001FTE, 8-hour Day Shift

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

Job SummaryThis paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.The Program Coordinator/Educational Specialist provides hospital on-site consultation to all departments at Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital regarding school advocacy and the educational needs of medically fragile children. Liaison between the hospital and various school districts, school related programs, community service groups, other hospitals and agencies including the Children's Health Council. Serve as a consultant for Individualized Education Programs (IEP) serving medically fragile children. Coordinate symposia and seminars informing other professionals about the cognitive, social, emotional and educational needs of seriously ill children. Partner with physicians, nurse practitioners, patients, parents, teachers, school administrators, government and family services agencies, special education agencies.

Essential FunctionsThe essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

  • Act as liaison with school districts and school systems, including superintendents, teachers, school nurses and other special education services as appropriate and indicated per needs of child.

  • Assists the team in developing a plan appropriate to the ages and needs of patients served at LPCH. Develop educational, information material to use to improve the successful reintegration of medically fragile children to school.

  • Effectively demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess the needs of medically fragile children returning to the school environment.

  • Ensures all expenditures are within budget or are approved variances and that appropriate budgetary records are maintained.

  • Integrates department's services with the hospital's primary functions by supporting the institutional mission, priorities and goals and delivering optimal quality health care services.

  • Maintain administrative responsibility and oversight for HEAL Program.

  • Oversees development, evaluation and revision of services and policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services and are consistent with the hospital mission, goals and objectives, state law and regulatory requirements.

  • Present information regarding the H.E.A.L. Program issues of medically fragile children to school districts, school related programs, community service groups, other hospitals and agencies.

  • Provide baseline psycho-educational and social-emotional assessment of children as needed. Provide direct educational and/or social emotional therapy as needed to LPCH patients with regard to educational or school-related or learning needs.

  • Provide thorough and complete documentation in the patient's medical record regarding advocacy,interventions, communication, assessment of child, and follow up data when appropriate.

Minimum QualificationsAny combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Master's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience: Experience with coordination and implementation of educational and curriculum development and treatment plans

Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certification: Current California Teaching Credential for Elementary, Secondary or Special Education (CTC)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to demonstrate customer service skills in interactions with all patients, families and staff, including high volume and stressful situations

  • Ability to develop educational and teaching plans and curricula for medically fragile children Ability to read and utilize required information in the patient record

  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions

  • Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area

Physical Requirements and Working ConditionsThe Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.