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 Activity Coordinator to join our team of dedicated professionals. The Activity Coordinator provides efficient and effective management and coordination of activities of the center (RTC, Acute) and directly supervises Recreation Therapy and Milieu Manager to assure the safety and security of the facility is maintained at all times. The Activity Coordinator is responsible for developing and facilitating recreational groups and programs which meet the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical needs of the residents. The Activity Coordinator works as an active team member providing support to residents and patients when needed. The Activity Coordinator will help to maintain an organized program environment, and ensure that daily supplies for programs and activities are maintained and organized.
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 74,000 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.