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Deltek Talent Management - DIR - OUTPATIENT SERVICES - (8712)

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Facility Name
Anchor Hospital
ATLANTA, GA 30349 US (Primary)
Career Area
Job Description

::The Director of Outpatient Services oversees Southern Crescent Behavioral System’s Partial Hospital Program (PHP) services. They will increase physician and staff awareness of PHP appropriateness for patients discharging from in-patient level of care, and responsible for the development and implementation of clinically sound programs. The Director of Outpatient Services will educate prospective clients/families on program goals and benefits, as well as ensure facility compliance with all state and county regulations, Joint Commission and CMS regulations.

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. Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is the largest facility-based behavioral health provider in the country, with its subsidiaries operating 216 behavioral health facilities in 37 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. When UHS entered the behavioral health industry in 1983, we established a philosophy of caring for patients who need mental health services with kindness, dignity and respect, while we provide them with a supportive environment and treatment to help them heal.

Established in 1986, the Anchor Hospital campus of Southern Crescent Behavioral Health System is a 122-bed facility accredited by the Joint Commission that specializes in the treatment of behavioral health and addictive disease disorders for Adolescents, Adults and Senior Adults.  Located in College Park, GA, Anchor Hospital serves Mental Health and Substance Abuse patients from all over the Southeast. We are committed to excellence in diagnosis, treatment and education. Patients who come to Anchor Hospital are in crisis, and the road to recovery for behavioral, mental health, and substance abuse patients is a difficult one. The staff at Anchor Hospital serves as compassionate guides who provide for our patients’ clinical needs.

Southern Crescent Behavioral Health System is comprised of three (3) facilities: Anchor Hospital, Crescent Pines Hospital Campus, and the Riverdale Outpatient Campus. Providing a myriad of behavioral health services across the continuum from inpatient through outpatient treatment, we treat children from age 4 through geriatric patients. We are currently seeking energetic and dynamic applicants for the position of Director of Outpatient Services for Anchor Hospital's PHP facility.

Job Requirements
  • Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field
  • Experience: Preferred: Five years of experience in Behavioral Health: (Knowledge of pertinent regulations, accrediting and advisory body requirements including but not limited to state and CMS, Joint Commission regulations and recommendations from the CDC); two years of  hospital and management experience.
  • License/Certification: LPC, LMFT, or LCSW Required.
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, teaching and management skills.
  • Physical Requirements: Requires extensive time sitting, standing, writing, and talking on telephone.  Ability to assist in crisis intervention, physical intervention with out of control patients. Occasional travel may be required.
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