Universal Health Services Summerville , SC 29484

Posted 3 months ago


Teacher-Full Time

Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health is a residential treatment facility, located in Summerville, South Carolina. We treat children and adolescents, ages 7 to 21, who require a highly structured and supervised therapeutic environment. Residents attend programming separately, and are assigned to a group based on functioning level and treatment needs.


This position is responsible for providing direct instruction and other educational services to hospitalized adolescents in order to help them maintain or improve their academic performance levels/standing. Knowledge of educational principles and methodology as applied to students with emotional and learning problems; assessment, planning, organizational, evaluative, and interpretive skills; time management and interpersonal skills; skills in applying a variety of instructional methodology with special populations; sound written and oral communication skills; record keeping skills; public speaking or presentation skills helpful; decision-making and problem-solving skills. Additionally, the teachers help the resident make a smooth post-discharge transition back into their home school setting.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Prepare and implement sequential curriculum for all students based upon the students past records and/or the Individual Education Plan developed by the student's IEP Team.

  • Knows and can explain rules/regulations of the clinical program to the residents.

  • Interact therapeutically with the residents in one-to-one, community, group and classroom situations. Reacts therapeutically in a crisis situation.

  • Has a basic understanding of Common Psychiatric Diagnoses. Can recognize behaviors associates with and uses proper intervention techniques for Common Psychiatric Diagnoses.

  • Has ability to set limits in a kind and firm manner. Demonstrates knowledge of outlined consequences of behavior exhibited by patient. Follows and implements behavior protocol set for school.


Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Education or related fields.

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years in Student Education preferred

License/Certification: Current, State of South Carolina Teaching Certificate in the following area: Secondary Education

Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrates knowledge of curriculum. Demonstrates classroom management skills.

Physical Requirements: Work involves considerable sitting, standing, walking, reaching with frequent lifting and carrying objects up to 25 lbs.

Benefits include:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!

  • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off

  • 401k plan with company match

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans

Universal Health Services, Inc., one of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $11.4 billion in 2019.

In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience.

During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449

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