Universal Health Services
|Facility:||West Hills Hospital|
|Location:||RENO, NV US Western|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Minimum Education Required:||Master's Degree|
|Skills:||Health Care -> Social Work/Case Management
|Category:||Healthcare - Rehabilitation|
Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries-acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHS’s business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS’s well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style.
UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is listed as one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies.
West Hills Hospital is a 95-bed acute care inpatient psychiatric hospital located in Reno, Nevada, specializing in behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment options for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Our facility maintains a full-time medical staff of psychiatrists to oversee programs, patients and care. This ensures you or your loved one will always be in the hands of a professional medical service provider and will receive the most evidence based care available. West Hills Hospital is JCAHO accredited and is the only facility licensed in northern Nevada to treat children and adolescents.
Job Description: Provides full range of therapeutic services for patient systems including crisis intervention, individual therapy, family therapy and group therapy. Completes a variety of case management services including psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, discharge planning and documentation. Maintains a thorough knowledge base of community resources for patient population served. Maintains a thorough knowledge base of age specific interventions for patient populations served. Participates in department and facility Performance Improvement activities.
Education: Masters degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or closely related field.
Experience: A minimum of two (2) years of direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health treatment setting.
Licensure: Licensure in the state of Nevada as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) Certified Professional Counselor (CPC) intern. Maintain a valid Nevada / California Driver’s license.
Successful completion of CPR training and successful completion of
Handle With Care Training including restraint and seclusion policies
within ninety (90) days of employment, and prior to assisting in
restraining procedures. May be required to work overtime and flexible
hours. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary
to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his
or her assigned program. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of
the principles of growth and development over the lifespan and
possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s
status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify
each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific