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Deltek Talent Management - ASSOCIATE ADMINISTRATOR OF OUTPATIENT - (25784)

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Facility Name
UBH of Denton
DENTON, TX 76201 US (Primary)
Career Area
Social Worker
Job Description

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.

University Behavioral Health of Denton is a private freestanding psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health and chemical dependency care.

Serving North Texas and surrounding areas since 2005, we provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients.

Our inpatient and day hospital services offer supportive and compassionate care for adolescents and adults through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients.

UBH of Denton is currently seeking a dynamic and talented Associate Administrator of Outpatient.

Position Summary:

The Associate Administrator of Outpatient Services provides the leadership and strategic planning of the clinical services programs offered at the facility; ensuring programs meet the needs of the community and the facility’s performance goals and objectives.  Responsibilities include the overall administrative processes and management systems for all clinical services offered at the facility, promotion and maintenance of a therapeutic environment, and development and implementation of a clinical treatment programs.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • UHS is 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
Job Requirements

Education:  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, social work, or related mental health field; Masters Degree preferred. 

Experience:  Minimum of five (5) years experience in psychiatric/mental health field, with a minimum of three (3) years experience in advanced clinical/management practice preferred.

License: Appropriate state licensure in mental health. LPC, LMSW, or LCSW preferred.

Additional Requirements: A strong knowledge of The Joint Commission, HCFA, OSHA regulations, and patient rights standards and all other applicable federal and state laws and regulations governing mental health care facilities.

Professional Collaboration

 1.     Interface with community agencies related to delivery of clinical services, education and recruitment.

 2.     Provide services to current referral sources to assure their satisfaction and continued associations.

 3.     Allocate and coordinate program resources for marketing and referral development activities.

 4.     Provide education, support and recognition to staff participating in referral development activities.

 5.     Collaborate with the Director of Business Development to develop, implement and monitor a target marketing plan for the program.

 6.     Provide for guest relations and ensure the appearance of the facility and manner in which program staff communicates with patients, families, referral sources and fellow staff is effective and professional.

 7.     Ensure the implementation of an ongoing system of program orientation for patients, families and professionals and others.


Personnel Management and Staffing

 1.     Maintain and allocate a well qualified core of staff resources, managing resource utilization and justifying usage and budget projections.

 2.     Assure that hiring, disciplinary actions and termination procedures are conducted in accordance with hospital policies.

 3.     Involve appropriate facility management in all decisions, and review these decisions with CEO prior to implementation.

 4.     Assure adequate supervision and evaluation processes for all staff members and delegate these responsibilities as appropriate.

 5.     Assure adequate orientation for new employees, attending physicians/licensed practitioners and Allied Health Professionals.

 6.     Provide for educational needs and professional development of staff, which may include planning and presenting educational sessions.

7.      Coordinate with other management concerning schedule and configuration to meet the needs and demands of the patient population and census and adjust it accordingly.

 8.     Ensure that the staff schedule and configuration will meet the needs and demands of the patient population and census and adjust it accordingly.

 9.     Ensure an adequate system of communication and reporting is maintained between all staff members, as well as other departments involved in the ongoing operation of the program.

10.    Create a structure that best meets the needs of the organization, particularly department organization related to supervision and assignment of staff.

11.    Routinely review job assignments and utilization of staff.

12.    Ensure that clinical staff actively participates as members of the interdisciplinary team.


Patient Care Standards

 1.     Ensure programs adhere to specific Standards of Care of Adolescent Patients ages 13 through 18.

 2.     Ensure programs adhere to specific Standards of Care of Adult Patients ages 19 through 64.

 3.     Ensure programs adhere to specific Standards of Care of Geriatric Patients ages 65 and older.


Clinical Leadership

 1.     Conduct department meetings on a regular basis and ensure minutes are posted and available for the staff.

 2.     Ensure interdisciplinary treatment planning is organized with participation of all appropriate clinical disciplines.

 3.     Ensure all patient, family and referral complaints are promptly handled.

 4.     Monitor and evaluate the utilization of the patient satisfaction survey, and evaluate trends.

 5.     Ensure that the physical environment of the unit is monitored for safety, cleanliness and attractive appearance and all deficiencies are corrected in a timely manner.

 6.     Coordinate the collection of outcome data within the corporate deadline.


Continuous Quality Improvement

 1.     Ensure that a system is developed to provide continuity of care and communication with family and appropriate referral sources, and ensure the system is evaluated and reviewed regularly.

 2.     Evaluate the achievement of program goals and objectives with appropriate staff on a regular basis.

 3.     Ensure the program meets TJC, Medicare and federal and state regulatory requirements.

 4.     Develop and implement a Performance Improvement Plan, evaluate the results monthly, and report results to the Corporate Performance Improvement Committee in a timely manner.

 5.     Ensure that all deficiencies identified through the performance improvement analysis are addressed with appropriate problem solving actions.

 6.     Review all risk management occurrence and ensure that complete and timely reports are submitted to Risk Management.

 7.     Analyze statistical data of the program to determine and respond to trends.


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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