SPECIALIST - PART TIME
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
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.
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.
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.