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Admissions Counselor-Per Diem/All Shifts

Universal Health Services


Location:
AMBLER, PA
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-15
Job Code:
227349
Universal Health Services
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Admissions Counselor-Per Diem/All Shifts

Job Code:  227349
Facility: The Horsham Clinic
Location: AMBLER, PA US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: .01
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

The Horsham Clinic is a 206 bed private behavioral healthcare facility located on a beautiful 55-acre suburban campus. We are minutes from Philadelphia and we serve Southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The Horsham Clinic provides comprehensive behavioral health services to children, adolescents, adults, and their families. Programs and services are located on the main campus in Ambler, Pennsylvania, as well as satellite day hospital program in Springfield, Pennsylvania, Delaware County.  We offer competitive rates, excellent benefits (after 30 days), 401(k) tuition reimbursement & PTO.  If you are interested in becoming part of a well-respected industry leader, then we invite you send your resume.

The Admission Counselor is a Master Level Clinician who provides telephonic and in person risk assessment and crisis intervention, initial contact with referral sources and potential patients, coordinates the referral and intake process, determines for appropriate level of care, facilitates the admission process and maintains communication with referral sources, families, patients and unit staff. The Admissions Counselor maintains responsibility for medical reviews, assessments as volume allows, phone management and completion of the admission process by effectively communicating cases.  This individual must be self-motivated, well organized, able to multi-task, handle sensitive material and maintain confidentiality.  

The Admission Counselor hours are 7:30am-4:00pm, 3:30pm-12:00am, 11:30pm-8:00am

 
Requirements

The Admission Counselor must demonstrate knowledge and skill in provision of services to various populations including children, adolescents, adults, older adults and dually diagnosed patients in an inpatient and partial hospital setting.

Bachelor degree in Human Services field with 2 years relevant clinical experience in a behavioral health setting. Masters Degree preferred.

Two years prior psychiatric experience required. Prior experience in an intake, admissions, crisis setting preferred. Basic computer skills required.  Prior experience with data entry and database management.

Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior.  Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids, and other hazardous waste. 


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