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INTAKE COUNSELOR (DEGREED) - (7993)

Universal Health Services


Location:
CHICAGO, IL
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
7993
Universal Health Services
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INTAKE COUNSELOR (DEGREED) - (7993)

Facility Name
Hartgrove Hospital
Location
CHICAGO, IL 60644 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Category
Admissions
Job Description

Emergency Services Counselor- Fulltime (Evening)

 

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider

Hartgrove Hospital is a 160-bed leading psychiatric hospital dedicated to providing quality behavioral health services for its diverse population of children, adolescents and adults. As a leader in behavioral health within UHS and in the Chicago area, Hartgrove Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility offering some of the most advanced technologies and programs found in the behavioral health field. We are dedicated to our teamwork approach and provide a compassionate and therapeutic environment, as well as offering a continuum of specialty programs throughout our inpatient, partial and outpatient services.

*** Hartgrove Behavioral Health System is first hospital in the nation to receive the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Trauma-Informed Care and Neuropsychiatry!***

 

JOB SUMMARY: Responds to inquiry calls regarding services.  Provides appropriate information and referrals.  Oversees the admission process including appropriateness of the admission, completion of all required admission paperwork, pre-certifications and benefit verifications and coordination with the Physician, Social Worker, U.R. Coordinator and treatment team.  Obtains billing and insurance information, unit/program assignment, etc.  Knowledgeable and able to explain Hospital programs and services.  Understands and considers basic growth and development needs specific to the age and population served.  Provides accurate and complete information to Hospital Administration and physicians regarding admissions, referrals, discharges, etc.  Conducts tours of the Hospital.  Trains other staff in the admission process, policies and procedures.  Assures compliance with all applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations that pertain to psychiatric admissions.  Maintains all data/records regarding the intake and admission process.  Obtains, organizes and has current information regarding discharges, bed availability, admission times, etc., level of care assessments as needed.  Has a strong understanding of the department computer systems.  Assures that maintenance of a safe and sanitary environment.  Conducts the initial assessment which includes prior treatment history, previous medications, health screen, family dynamics and risk factors.

Job Requirements

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

Education:  Masters Degree in Psychology or Social Work required

Experience:     One year of experience preferred

Licensure/Certification:  Eligibility for licensure or license preferred.

Knowledge:    Working knowledge of Illinois Confidentiality Act, Illinois Mental Health Code, EMTALA and ILPA progress.  Detailed understanding of psychiatric criteria for various levels of care.  Thorough understanding of DSM-IV criteria. Computer training/experience, crisis intervention and risk assessment, customer service skills, leadership skills.

 

*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.

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