ESL Specialist for Healthcare Students

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Mercy College
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Mercy College


Mercy College of Health Sciences is a Catholic institution of higher education, rooted in the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy, guided by our core values of knowledge, reverence, integrity, compassion, and excellence.


  • Provides tutoring and some instructional assistance to students enrolled in healthcare programs, focusing on high stake courses.
  • Collaborates with Student Success, faculty and academic advisors to enhance student outcomes in the classroom, laboratory and clinical settings.
  • Explores and implements learning strategies to help students succeed.


  • Bachelor's degree in health science, nursing, or related field.
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in a healthcare environment.
  • Demonstrated experience assisting individuals with English as a second language.
  • Proficient knowledge of Medical Terminology.
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in nursing preferred.

It is Mercy College of Health Sciences’ policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U. S. veteran or any other factor protected by law.  Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs or the Human Resources’ Business Partner at 515.643.3180, 928 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309,


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