1+ months

Long Term Substitute w/ License (PRN) - (114168)

Universal Health Services
Portsmouth, VA 23704
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 80,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center offers hope and healing for youth ages 7 to 18 at the time of admission with several psychiatric diagnoses and/or developmental disabilities. Located in Portsmouth, VA, Harbor Point provides intensive, residential treatment to youth in a comfortable setting that is conducive to healing. Our facility specializes in treating children and adolescents with depression, bipolar, ADHD, and other mental health issues. We also have specific treatment programs for those with intellectual disabilities or those with self-injurious behavior. Harbor Point and its programs are fully accredited by The Joint Commission and the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Educational Facilities. We are licensed by The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Virginia Department of Education. We are a TRICARE-approved and certified facility.

Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center is seeking a Substitute Teacher to join our team.

The position will be responsible for implementing the lesson plans of a teacher during their absence. Serves as a role model for students to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes
and behaviors.

Job Duties:
1. Provide developmentally appropriate classroom instruction to assigned students according to IEP/IIP goals and objectives and Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center recommended practices.
2. Maintain consistent communication with other staff at the facility, including parent(s)/guardians, and local education agencies by consulting with team members, attending meetings, keeping accurate records, completing assigned reports, and updating IEPs/IIPs.
3. Display a high degree of professionalism in all activities and interactions with students, staff, parents, agency personnel, community members, etc

Job Requirements

Education: Minimum High School Diploma or GED

Experience: Two or more years of experience working with children and/or adolescents in structured settings. Must possess knowledge of and ability to implement behavioral management strategies and de-escalation techniques; good written and verbal communication skills and good interpersonal skills.

Licensure/ Certification: Current Virginia teaching license


Posted: 2019-12-02 Expires: 2020-02-17

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Long Term Substitute w/ License (PRN) - (114168)

Universal Health Services
Portsmouth, VA 23704

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