Newport News Behavioral Health Center is a residential and acute program, for males and females ages 8-21, 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 a Recreation Therapist to join our team of dedicated professionals. The Recreation Therapist position is responsible for planning, developing, providing and evaluating clinical recreation therapy/treatment for residents and/or patients at the Newport News Behavioral Health Center. Specialized recreation therapy techniques are used to meet the physical, social, emotional, cultural and rehabilitative needs of clients/patients. Position functions as a team member in all aspects of clinical decision-making and with the construction of multidisciplinary treatment planning.
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.