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Special Education Teacher - NW School Tacoma - (220436)

Universal Health Services


Location:
Tacoma, WA
Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-12
Job Code:
1419
Universal Health Services
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Special Education Teacher - NW School Tacoma - (220436)

Facility Name
NWSOIL
Location
Tacoma, WA US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (RPT)
Job Description

Join Northwest School of Innovative Learning/Fairfax Behavioral Health today and provide help, hope, and healing. We currently have an available opportunity for a Teacher in our Tacoma, Washington school.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher educates students and administers policies and procedures relating to all phases of education in accordance with current state and federal special education standards. In addition, the Teacher is responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising individualized direct care, educational group services and activities for each assigned student or group.  This position defines and implements education and behavior goals as a member of the educational team.  As an active member, this position provides continuous individualized tailored student care, observation, interaction, documentation, and role modeling to students while under the direct supervision of the School Supervisor. As Teacher, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.

Responsible for personal and Corporate Service Excellence standards.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education or related field.  A minimum of three years related experience.  Certified as a teacher by the State of Washington preferred.

Experience: Minimum of two (2) yeas as an instructor in a psychiatric facility.  Knowledge of educational theories and classroom teaching strategies with a good understanding of education and therapeutic intervention.

License: Valid teaching credentials and credentials to teach exceptional children.

Additional Requirements: :  Successful completion of CPR certification.  Successful completion of  HWC (Handle With Care) training prior to assisting with a restraining procedure and within 90 days of employment.  Knowledge of current professional Education practice and techniques applicable to the care of severely behaviorally disabled students.  Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the same.  Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with other staff, management, and physicians.  Analytical skills necessary to observe educational practice as well as observe and interpret human behavior accurately.  Ability to organize and carry out responsibilities efficiently.  May require some travel.

Has the ability on a consistent basis, to organize and conduct educational classes/groups, direct student needs (individually and as related to on the student’s IEP), provide appropriate documentation.  Successful completion of orientation training within 90 days of employment.  Knowledge of developmental stages preferred.

 

Fairfax Behavioral Health - Kirkland:

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. Fairfax compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.

The Hospital is conveniently located in Kirkland. The Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient support services to communities throughout Western Washington.

Kirkland is located just east of Seattle, the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The Kirkland Hospital is part of the Fairfax expanding network of facilities that support our continuum of care for Behavioral Health to the greater Seattle area.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits —

Fairfax Behavioral Health offers an excellent time off plan, medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plan for full time and part time employees. Company sponsored fitness membership discount, and no parking fees are among some of the additional benefits also available to our employees.
Take the next step in becoming a part of our growing team. EOE, m/f/d/v.

Our Mission

The mission of Fairfax Behavioral Health is to provide the highest quality of patient care in response to the behavioral health care needs of our community, by focusing on the experience of our patients and families.

About Us

Founded in the 1930’s, Fairfax has served the behavioral health needs to the Greater Puget Sound area for more than 80 years, continuously building a reputation for providing the best and most compassionate patient centered care.

Fairfax Behavioral Health operates a 157-bed, standalone psychiatric hospital, located in Kirkland, WA; composed of six units providing specialized treatment for mental health and co-occurring disorders (concurrent mental illness and substance abuse issues), as well as detoxification services for both adolescents and adults.

Fairfax also operates a 30-bed adult general psychiatric unit, located in Everett, WA on the seventh floor of the Providence Medical Center’s Pacific campus. As well as, a 34-bed unit on the campus of EvergreenHealth Monroe. Fairfax cares for both voluntarily admitted and involuntarily committed patients at all locations.

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