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Intake RN or Counselor PRN - (239318)

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Intake RN or Counselor PRN - (239318)

Facility Name
Garland Behavioral Hospital
GARLAND, TX 75042 US (Primary)
Career Area
Registered Nurse (RN)
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 PRN Intake Registered Nurse or Counselor. Under the guidance of the  Director of Intake, the Intake Counselor  is accountable for coordinating the Assessment and Referral activities at the facility.   This position involves extensive contact with the community and interfaces closely with the Director, utilization review staff, Garland Behavioral Hospital business office staff and clinical staff to insure continuity of communication.  This position is also responsible for inquiry calls, insurance verification, and scheduling of evaluations and admissions.

The Intake RN  is responsible for assuring that the total nursing admission of patients, including hand-off report to the Charge RN on the unit.  She/he utilizes the nursing process and adheres to established standards of care, mental health practices, and hospital policy, goals and objectives in executing this responsibility.  This position also assures that admissions are managed in a timely and courteous manner to expedite in-processing time while maximizing unit and hospital safety.  The Admission RN may also be required to work a unit, assist with meal breaks and/or visitation as directed by the House Supervisor.


Job Requirements

Education: Graduate of an accredited Nursing program(for Nurses) or Post Secondary Education- Masters level(for Counselors) required

Experience: A minimum of two (2) years experience in a clinical  psychiatric health care facility highly preferred.

Licensure: Currently licensed to practice in the state of Texas as one of the following: Registered Nurse (RN),  LMSW, LCSW, LPC 

Additional Requirements: Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers ( BLS) from American Heart Association

                                            completion of Handle with Care, including verbal de-escalation and appropriate use of seclusion and restraint within 30 days ( may be obtained during New employee Orientation)


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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