Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 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.
Newport News Behavioral Health Center is a residential and acute program, for males and females ages 11-21, consist of a cognitive behavioral treatment model that encourages youth to safely explore thoughts and feelings related to the development of positive and desirable behavior within their homes and communities. Our programs have been designed to provide each individual resident quality mental health treatment in a safe therapeutic environment. It is the mission of Newport News Behavioral Health Center to promote recovery from the effects of abuse, addiction and other behavioral issues through specialized treatment interventions provided by a community of caring professionals.
Newport News Behavioral Health Center has an excellent career opportunity for an experienced Program Coordinator to join our team of dedicated professionals. The Program Coordinator will supervise the facility and have responsibility for all issues concerning the residents of their respective units. Provide in-service training to all unit staff, both in the unit specific orientation and the facility-wide orientation for Mental Health Technician (MHT) in response to evolving standards of quality and regulatory requirements. In on-going consultation with assigned RN and lead teacher, monitor unit activities and daily duties assigned to the MHTs. In order to insure safety and consistency in treating the patients, the Program Coordinator will responsibly encourage a team approach to therapeutic interventions. Provide annual evaluations and quarterly feedback on performance to each staff member. The role of the Program Coordinator is to resource members of the interdisciplinary treatment team in maintaining a therapeutic milieu to foster achievement of goals set by the treatment team and school-based instructional plans (IEP, 504 Plan, IIP).