Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.
JOB SUMMARY: Provide academic curriculum to patients during their hospitalization by first completing an assessment to assess the learning needs and styles of each patient. Provide classroom instruction in a group setting while simultaneously maintaining a structured classroom setting focused on safety and security. Development of a 2-week curriculum while instilling a creative, energetic and engaging style of learning. Development of individualized interventions for patients, who are struggling to function in a classroom setting. Complete and maintain records for each patient, including attendance and contacts to their schools. Communicate with interdisciplinary treatment team including but not limited to the psychiatrist, nurse, social worker and expressive therapist.
Job Specification: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position.
Experience: One year teaching ED/BD children and/or adolescents preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Valid Illinois teaching certificate; certification in Special Education preferred.
Knowledge: Prefer knowledge of effective teaching skills and educational strategies with a special education population. Individual and group management skills, therapeutic relationships, crisis intervention and behavior management are strongly needed. Must have basic knowledge of growth and age development milestones, basic understanding of psychiatric and behavioral diagnosis is essential.