A valuable opportunity for college graduates in a gap year before medical school; tutor math and science subjects in a clinical setting
A Tutor provides academic support to school-aged patients as designated by the Education Coordinators in the hospital setting.
• Works one-on-one with patients on middle school and high school curriculum as needed.
• Tutors patients in the on-site classrooms during scheduled school groups.
• Utilizes patient coursework as directed by Education Coordinators.
• Communicates regularly with Education Team on patient’s academic progress and needs.
• Assists Education Team in maintaining the classroom supplies and organization; updates spreadsheets containing patient academic information.
• Provides a positive environment for supportive, recovery-based treatment.
• Maintains appropriate, therapeutic boundaries with patients and families at all times.
• Demonstrates advanced knowledge of middle and high school coursework including English, math, social studies and science; high level of math and science content knowledge is required.
• Creates an environment where students are at ease and open to learning and discussing something new and/or challenging.
• Connects with patients on a personal level and relating the lessons to their own experiences.
• Adjusts approach as intense situations with patients arise.
• Finds creative ways to present a concept to a student to incorporate his/her learning style and strengths
• Communicates effectively and consistently with Education Team about a patient’s development.
• Bilingual in English/Spanish, preferred
. • Superior customer service and communication skills.
• Advanced computer knowledge; Microsoft Outlook; and other electronic platforms.
• Ability to stay calm and solution-focused in high stress situations
.• Personable, reliable, flexible.
• High degree of self-motivation and ability to multitask.
• Ask for help or feedback, as appropriate
• Strong interpersonal and professional boundaries.
• Strong time management and organizational skills.
General Skills and Requirements
• Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrate competency and sensitivity in the area of multi-cultural, racial, religious/spiritual, gender identity, and sexual orientation issues.
• Meets dress code standards; appearance is professional, neat, and clean
.• Evaluates own performance and sees opportunity for growth.
• Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
• Wears identification while on duty.
• Adheres to company and facility specific policies and procedures.
• Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
• Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.