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DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION - (119439)

Universal Health Services
Summerville, SC 29483
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    119439

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nations 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 87,000 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 a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, and compassion.

Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health is a 64-bed Residential Treatment Center that offers quality behavioral health services to adolescent males and females aged 7-20 with psychiatric, behavioral, or conduct issues. We currently areseeking a Director of Education. This individual will supervise our school's teachers and provide for staff development; design the Education Department philosophy and programs to meet the criteria of the State Department of Education and facility standards; develop, implement, and maintain student services; provide care and guidance to students; monitorthe departmental budget; and sustain a safe, therapeutic environment.

The ideal candidate will be creative, resourceful, andinspired by a challenging and rewarding environment. Enjoy a great benefits package and generous time off as you join a Fortune 500 leader in the behavioral health industry.

  • Work with a team of general and special education teachers to create a unique learning experience for students with mental and behavioral health challenges.
  • Participate in contributing educational information in treatment team meetings.
  • Oversee thedevelopment ofinstructional plans that can adapt to the varied instructional levels and needs of our diverse student group.
  • Oversee the conducting ofeducational assessments of residents anddata keepingof progress and growth.
  • Participate in activities that enhance professional growth and development.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Education with State Department of Education endorsement in dealing with the emotionally disturbed, learning disabilities, or mental retardation (ED, LD, MR).
  • Two or more years' teaching experience.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Skills in case management, time management, and crisis intervention.
  • Knowledge of developmental psychology of youth.
  • Ability to respond to emergency safety situations in a calm, compassionate manner.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to provide outstanding Service Excellence.
Posted: 2020-01-14 Expires: 2020-04-02

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