Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center (PSBHC) is an intensive inpatient psychiatric program for males and females, ages 5 - 17 years old. We offer a highly structured supportive and safe environment for children and adolescents who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, family, and social challenges. The Hospital/Homebound school within the facility contracts with the Manatee County School District to provide a small classroom educational environment to residential patients. We follow required state and county rules and regulations for a Hospital/Homebound site.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE/ WORK ENVIRONMENT The Director of Education oversee all educational programming through supervision of educational staff in the planning of curriculum, classroom schedule and preparation of lessons/plans, considering regulatory requirements, physical, emotional, and education levels of development.
Demonstrate knowledge of IEP and treatment planning process by reviewing referral and assessment data to obtain each student's history, issues, and disabilities by preparing for IEP and treatment planning meetings, providing current, specific data, and creating appropriate goals and objectives by developing and employing strategies and interventions by monitoring and evaluating student progress and by sharing information. Supervise the management of the classrooms to maintain a safe, secure, and effective learning environment by providing a high degree of structure, clear expectations, and consistency.
The work environment for this position is a residential facility setting. While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee will be exposed to clients who may ask inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable personal behaviors, use profanity and sexually explicit phrases, make insulting remarks or threats regarding appearance, age sex, or race, and exhibit defiance, dishonesty, and assaultive or self-destructive behaviors. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, and may be subject to occasional local travel as required by facility needs. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.