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INTAKE COUNSELOR (DEGREED) - (5877)

Universal Health Services


Location:
KANSAS CITY, MO
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
5877
Universal Health Services
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INTAKE COUNSELOR (DEGREED) - (5877)

Facility Name
Two Rivers Behavioral Health System
Location
KANSAS CITY, MO 64133 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Category
Admissions
Job Description

UHS is 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.

Two Rivers Behavioral Health System has been providing services to the Kansas City metropolitan and surrounding area since 1986.  Two Rivers is committed to providing children, adolescents and adults with compassionate behavioral health treatment based on the unique needs of the individual.  We are a Joint Commission Accredited hospital providing inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Clinician for our Intake Department. This position: Screens potential admissions and determining an appropriate level of care to recommend to the physicians. Interfacing closely with the medical staff, co-workers and administration, nursing department, external case managers, managed care organizations, and also functions as a liaison with other hospital emergency rooms and departments. Conducts triage, screening and initial level of care evaluations for all consumer populations served, Children, Adolescents and Adults presenting with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Responsible for coordinating the screening, referral and admission process for inpatient and outpatient programs including:

  • Reviewing referral packets
  • Screenings/ Intakes and other needed interviews
  • Conducting the initial mental health assessment
  • Responsible for timely and complete documentation of mental health assessments, insurance authorizations and other pertinent written information. 
Job Requirements
  • Prefer 3 years of assessment, admission and crisis intervention experience with a psychiatric mental health population in an inpatient setting.
  • Missouri Clinical Social Work License (LCSW), LPC or LMFT required or Registered Nurse as licensed by the Division of Professional Registration for State of Missouri.
  • Prefer knowledge of hospital admissions functions, leadership skills, crisis intervention and risk assessment, psychiatric diagnoses symptomology, basic chemical dependency, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavior management
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills

 

This opportunity offers the following:

  • 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

 

*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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