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DISCHARGE PLANNER - (11916)

Universal Health Services


Location:
GARLAND, TX
Date:
12/07/2017
2017-12-072018-01-05
Job Code:
11916
Universal Health Services
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DISCHARGE PLANNER - (11916)

Facility Name
Garland Behavioral Hospital
Location
GARLAND, TX 75042 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Counselor, Customer Service
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.

Garland Behavioral Hospital (GBH) is a 72 bed facility located inside Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Garland. We provide a broad range of services for Adult Psychiatric conditions.


Garland Behavioral Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Full time Discharge Planner. Under the guidance of the Director of Clinical Services, the Discharge Planner performs social services functions to include assisting patients in establishing a discharge plan to achieve their optimal level of emotional health after discharge. The discharge planner is responsible for providing basic consultation, discharge planning/case management services, crisis intervention and liaison services with referral sources and other departments within the hospital as needed.

This positon is Full time- Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5pm

Key Responsibilities

  • Discharge Planning
  • Program improvement
  • Intervention
  • Management of Milieu
Job Requirements

Education:    High School degree or GED required.  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, or related therapeutic discipline highly preferred. 

Experience:   One (1) year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness,  highly preferred. 

License:     Licensed in the state of Texas as a LBSW highly preferred.

Additional Requirements: Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare professionals (BLS) by American Heart Association or Red Cross upon hire

                                             Handle with Care, Verbal De-escalation within 30 days of hire ( May be obtained during New Employee Orientation). Successful completion of competencies upon hire

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
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Perks reward program

 

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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