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
Laurel Ridge Treatment Center (LRTC) is
a psychiatric hospital offering a comprehensive continuum of
behavioral healthcare services, including acute programs for
children, adolescents and adults, and residential treatment for
children and adolescents.
The 250-bed, is located on 18
acres in San Antonio, Texas. Living units are located at one end of
the campus. The facility includes a school building, gymnasium,
recreational facility, playgrounds, swimming pool, ROPES
(Reality-Oriented Physical Experiential Situation Course), library,
computer lab and dining room. Laurel Ridge Treatment Center currently
has a ADMISSION PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN position available.
To assist in the direct care and management of
children, adolescents, and adults. Provide direct supervision, safety
and crisis management for patient/resident population.
1. Provides direct supervision of patients/guests
waiting with patients.
2. Maintain safety within the milieu by
constantly monitoring patients/guests for potentially unsafe
3. Prevent and manage crisis situations.
Role model appropriate behaviors, attitudes, social skills and
5. Completes all documentation as required.
Adheres to facility policies and procedures.
7. Performs other
duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Good verbal and written skills,
ability to rotate shifts and programs as necessary, ability to
maintain confidentiality of patient/resident information. Must
consistently exhibit mental and emotional ability to understand and
perform the essential functions of the job. Competent to provide
direct supervision and implementation of the daily, structured
routine. Provides behavioral management using hospital approved
methods. Supervises patients at all times to maintain safety.
EDUCATION: High School diploma or GED;
Attendance in an accredited college and/or university
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Current Texas driver's
license with good driving record, CPR/CPI certification.
EXPERIENCE: One year of experience as a Mental
Health Worker or related field or enrollment in/or a graduate of
a professional program (LVN, RN, licensed therapist).
* Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
80%-90% of the time, the staff is standing, walking, kneeling or
reaching while working with the patient/residents.
full range of body motion including handling and physical restraint
* Ability to perform CPR.
to work rotating shifts.
* Emotional stability necessary to
perform essential functions.
* Vision and hearing sufficient to
perform essential functions.
* Ability to drive a vehicle.
* Ability to speak clearly and write legibly.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from
search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls
or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at
UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a
valid written search agreement in place for this position will be
deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the
candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through