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Behavorial Health Specialist - 3rd Shift

Universal Health Services


Location:
LOUISVILLE, CO
Date:
03/21/2017
Job Code:
215724
Universal Health Services
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Behavorial Health Specialist - 3rd Shift

Job Code:  215724
Facility: Centennial Peaks Hospital
Location: LOUISVILLE, CO US Mountain
Region: Mountain
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Clinical Support
 
Category: Allied Health,Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: .8
Position Summary:

BEHAVORIAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - PART TIME OVERNIGHTSHIFTS!!

Centennial Peaks Hospital is expanding to a 104 bed facility located in beautiful Louisville, CO. We are dedicated to providing a full range of mental health and chemical dependency services to the state of Colorado. We strive to enhance the mental health, safety and well-being of our patients, their families, and the community at large by providing ethical, compassionate, medically and psychologically integrated inpatient and intensive outpatient treatment for psychiatric and addiction disorders.

JOB SUMMARY: The Behavioral Health Specialist creates a safe environment for patients, saves lives when necessary, provides hope, empowers patients, and teaches new tools for coping to patients. The Behavioral Health Specialist provides direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Primary responsibilities include the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention, education groups and activities of daily living.

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.


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.

 

 
Requirements

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied patient populations.

Education: Bachelors Degree in Psychology or related field highly preferred; or high school diploma.

Experience: One-year experience working with a psychiatric patient population preferred.

Licensure/Certification: N/A

Knowledge: knowledge of psychiatric group processes, therapeutic relationships processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting and behavior management, crisis management with aggressive behaviors, and CPR training required.


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