Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center - Portsmouth, VA

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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 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 a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center, founded in 1986, and located within the city of Portsmouth, Virginia. This site is centrally located, providing excellent opportunities for community activities and involvement. This facility provides focused intermediate and long-term care to children and adolescents manifesting psychiatric and behavioral health disorders with a significant impairment of social, interpersonal, educational or vocational functioning that requires the provision of inter-disciplinary treatment interventions. We are accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), and are licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services (DBHDS).

We are currently seeking a Part-Time LIFEGUARD.

The LIFEGUARD will be responsible for:
Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
Prepares and maintains appropriate activity reports.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


A qualified candidate has at least one year experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Is CPR Certified; Current certification as Lifeguard by a recognized source of training. The candidate must be experienced in ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques. Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department. Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork. Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures. Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.

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