Universal Health Services (UHS)Universal Health Services (UHS)

RENO, Nevada
Job Description

Willow Springs Center has an opening for Substitute Teacher.


The purpose of this position is to develop and deliver educational opportunities for children who are patients at Willow Springs Center. They will be called upon to liaise with other educators, families, guardians and providers to develop an educational plan that supports the overall treatment plan.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Selects materials and resources that support instructional goals and engage students in meaningful learning.
Demonstrates awareness of clinical goals and objectives and complies with the clinical directives.
Uses specific knowledge of student medical conditions and medications and their possible effects on student learning and behavior.
Plans and organizes reading instruction based on ongoing assessment.
Supports reading through oral and written language development.
Understands the cognitive processes associated with various kinds of learning (e.g. critical and creative thinking, problem structuring, problem solving, invention, memorization and recall) and ensures attention to these learning processes so that students can master content standards.
Selects instructional goals, which are worthwhile and are appropriate for the student’s age and developmental levels and skills and background.
Provides effective verbal and written feedback that shape improvement in student performance on content standards.
Ensures children are able to demonstrate educational growth through the achievement of measureable standards.
Accurately documents and reports ongoing student achievement.
Documents patient progress in the medical record according to department policies and procedures.
Utilizes technology to manage and communicate information.


Located in the heart of the Sierras, Reno, Nevada provides a destination location where employees can live, work and play. The location itself is a benefit; not to mention Nevada has no state income tax.

Working at Willow Springs Center means building a career that is dynamic and satisfying; having the opportunity to work and learn from some of Nevada’s leading mental health professionals; and being a part of something meaningful that changes the world, one child at a time. Work at Willow Springs Center is a life path.


At Willow Springs Center, we seek high performing, compassionate professionals dedicate to impacting the lives of youth ages 12 to 17 years of age. If you desire to make a difference through the work that you do, Willow Springs Center is the place for you.



Education: Substitute Teacher License with the State of Nevada


Experience: Experience teaching emotionally handicapped and learning disabled adolescents is preferred.


EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

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