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Intake Counselor - (232694)

Universal Health Services


Location:
LITTLETON, CO
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
484
Universal Health Services
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Intake Counselor - (232694)

Facility Name
Location
LITTLETON, CO 80120 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (RPT)
Job Description
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. Highlands Behavioral Health System is an 86 bed freestanding behavioral health hospital offering psychiatric care for adults and adolescents. Centrally located in Littleton, the facility is easily accessible to families throughout the Front Range and just minutes from surrounding communities. Highlands Behavioral Health is currently looking for Intake Counselors for evening andnight shifts. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Intake Counselor responds to all persons requesting assistance either by telephone or in person, and provides psychiatric assessment, crisis intervention and referrals to Hospital staff and services to outside sources, based on the nature of the problem(s) and financial resources. Admissions to the Hospital are facilitated through coordinated efforts with the Business Office, Utilization Review and the Department of Nursing Services. JOB RESPONSIBLITIES: Responds to telephone and/or walk-in requests for psychiatric assistance. Assesses each inquiry to determine clinical need of caller and/or patient, and makes referral to appropriate level of care. Maintains daily log of all incoming and pending Intake calls and Assessments. Maintains a good working relationship and ongoing communication with referral sources. Completes the admission of patients. Collaborates with hospital personnel and medical staff to ensure optimal patient care. Promotes a positive working environment and guest relations. Completes procedures as stipulated in CCR 27-65 regulations as required. Promotes safety by attending mandatory inservices and complies with all safety measures initiated by the facility BENEFITS: Highlands Behavioral Health System offers evening, night and weekend shift differential, an excellent time off plan, medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plan for full time and part time employees.
Job Requirements
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: The Intake Counselor position requires a Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field and licensure preferred, o
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