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Evaluate behavioral and academic functioning of the patient. Coordinating care from inpatient unit to school system. Advocating for supportive measures at school to ensure successful transition from inpatient unit to school
Provide feedback to multidisciplinary team on behaviors observed in classroom
Plan discharge by providing parents and receiving school personnel with the necessary information concerning the impact of the patient's medical condition on learning and social skill functioning
Provide recommendations to ensure appropriate education services in the receiving school
Facilitate relationship between the patient's parents and the school
Provide written evaluation to school personnel when needed
Write daily progress notes and information in electronic system

Required Qualifications*

Master's degree in education or school social work or combination of education and experience is required

Minimum 3 year's school experience

Michigan Teaching Certificate is required  


Desired Qualifications*

A minimum 3 year's of satisfactory special education teaching experience

Knowledge of the legal requirements and current interpretations of the Michigan Special Education Administrative Rules, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans Disability Act, particularly as they affect the due process rights of individuals with disabilities

Experience in administering and interpreting standardized educational tests

Work Schedule

This position consists of a 40 hour per week appointment.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.