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ADMISSIONS - INTAKE COUNSELOR - (21706)

Universal Health Services


Location:
AUSTIN, TX
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
21706
Universal Health Services
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ADMISSIONS - INTAKE COUNSELOR - (21706)

Facility Name
AUSTIN LAKES HOSPITAL
Location
AUSTIN, TX 78705 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Admissions, Behavioral Health - Counselor, Behavioral Health - Therapist, Social Worker
Job Description

INTAKE COUNSELOR

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

AUSTIN LAKES HOSPITAL is seeking a dynamic and talented INTAKE COUNSELOR.

Located in the heart of vibrant Austin, Texas, 58-bed Austin Lakes Hospital offers a continuum of psychiatric services for adults 18 and up with acute mental health needs in a confidential, caring environment that promotes crisis resolution, positive self-awareness, personal growth and problem solving skills.  The cornerstone of our treatment rests on exceptional mental health services and clinical excellence.  Our continuum of care includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services to stabilize symptoms of depression, anxiety and other behavioral health disorders.   

POSITION:  INTAKE COUNSELOR

Position Schedule: Various, based on hospital need and availability of applicant.

Key Responsibilities include:

This full-time licensed clinical professional will report to the Director of Admissions.  Of primary focus is the fielding of inquiries, thorough, accurate and timely assessment for admission, excellent communication, and appropriate referral for services, all with strong Service Excellence. This position is on a team of professionals that drive the success of the hospital.

Job Requirements

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

Excellent written and verbal skills.  Strong assessment and interpersonal skills.  Positive attitude and ability to meet demands of heavy caseload.  Ability to maintain patient records and confidentiality.  Clear understanding of the appropriate boundaries / relationships between staff and patients.  Clear understanding of the needs of patients aged 18 and above.  Sufficient computer skills.  Ability to work flexible hours.

Education:

Master’s degree in a behavioral health field.

Licensure / Certification:

Either LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LPCi, LMFT in Texas.

Work experience:

Required-clinical work experience providing assessments.

Preferred-clinical work experience providing assessments in a psychiatric hospital setting.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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 other means.

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