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Intake RN or Counselor PT weekends 7am-7pm $5k BONUS

Universal Health Services


Location:
GARLAND, TX
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
239308
Universal Health Services
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Intake RN or Counselor PT weekends 7am-7pm $5k BONUS

Job Code:  239308
Facility: Garland Behavioral Hospital
Location: GARLAND, TX US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Clinical Support, Patient Admissions, RN
 
Category: Nursing
FTE: .6
Position Summary:

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.

Garland Behavioral Hospital (GBH) is 72 bed facility located inside Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Garland.  We provide a broad range of services for Adult Psychiatric conditions. Due to our expansion of the NEW Geriatrics and Adult unit , we have an opportunity for an experienced Intake-Assessment- Triage Registered Nurse (RN) or Counselor (Licensed Practical Counselor or Social Worker) to cover all Weekends ( Saturday and Sunday) from 6:45am-7:15pm.  The successful Intake RN will:

  • Manage assessment, referral and admission activities in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensures prompt response to patient and referral needs, provides clinical assessment, and assures appropriateness of risk assessment, crisis interventions and referral to alternative levels of care.
  • Utilizes appropriate  nursing process and adhere to established standards of care, mental health practices, hospital policy and goals 
  • The Intake Nurse/Counselor promotes patient care consistent with the philosophy and objectives of UHS, Inc.
  • Must be able to demonstrate competency, knowledge, skill and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Flexibility is a must, and the knowledge and skills to accomplish the job.

Note: The essential job functions of this position are not limited to the duties listed above.

 

Garland Behavioral Hospital proudly offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, short term and long term disability, PTO, 401 (k), stock purchase plan, FSA/HSA, Tuition Reimbursement and so much more. Salary commensurate with experience. Drug Free Workplace/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 
Requirements
  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing program (for Nurses) or Post Secondary Education- Masters level (for Counselors) required
  • Bachelor's degree highly preferred (for Nurses) or Masters Degree required for Counselor
  • Current, active license in the State of Texas
  • BLS ( Basic Cardiac Life Support) Certified
  • Two (2) year min years of experience as an RN or Counselor in psychiatric health care facility (preferred)
  • The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of therapeutic relationships and processes, age-specific growth and development, diagnostic process and criteria, crisis and behavior management. 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.  Ability to concentrate on tasks and meet deadlines, basic data entry skills, time management, problem solving skills are essential.
  • Understanding of EMTALA guidelines, mandatory screening agent usage, HIPAA regulations, and third-party payer knowledge preferred.  
  • Must possess an ability to interact effectively with persons of widely diverse roles, backgrounds, cultures, and socio-economic status.

 


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