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ADMISSION COUNSELOR 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM

Universal Health Services


Location:
DALLAS, TX
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
241874
Universal Health Services
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ADMISSION COUNSELOR 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM

Job Code:  241874
Facility: Timberlawn Mental Health System
Location: DALLAS, TX US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Therapy, Patient Admissions
 
Category: Allied Health
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
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. Timberlawn Behavioral Health System, is a 144-bed behavioral health facility located in Dallas, TX. Timberlawn offers inpatient treatment programs for children, adults and older adults, creating individualized plans for each patient based on their specific needs. Services include medication management, psychiatric treatment, social support, recreational therapy, family therapy and more. Timberlawn is looking for a seasoned / dedicated Admissions Counselor who will be assigned to our Admissions Department. The Admission Counselor has responsibility for assessment, referral and admission activities. The Admission Counselor ensures prompt response to patient and referral needs, provides clinical assessment, and assures appropriateness of risk assessment, crisis interventions and referral to level of care. The Admission Nurse promotes patient care consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Timberlawn Behavioral Health System. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency, knowledge, skill and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Flexibility is a must.
 
Requirements
Masters’ degree in Social Work, Master’s degree in Counseling Licensed by the State of Texas, LPC, LPC-I, LMSW, LCSW Prefer 1 year of assessment, admission and crisis intervention experience with psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient setting. Prefer knowledge of hospital admissions functions, leadership skills, crisis intervention and risk assessment, psychiatric diagnoses symptomology, basic chemical dependency, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavior management Must have current CPR certification


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