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Mobile Asssessment Team Evaluator - (183028)

Universal Health Services


Location:
DALLAS, TX
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
710
Universal Health Services
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Mobile Asssessment Team Evaluator - (183028)

Facility Name
BHC
Location
DALLAS, TX 75218 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (RPT)
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.

Millwood Hospital  is seeking a dynamic and talented Mobile Assessment Team Evaluator

Position Summary: The Mobile Assessment Team Evaluator (“Assessor”) provides mental health assessments for contracted emergency rooms and/or hospitals, recommends the appropriate level of treatment based on the Assessor’s assessment of risk factors, and triages patients to appropriate services.

Key Responsibilities include:

Patient Assessment       

 1.     Participate in screening patients for admission into hospital programs, utilizing pre-approved admissions criteria.

2.      Provide assessments of incoming patient’s mental health/psychiatric condition for mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, through various methods.

3.      Prepare written reports of assessment results and prepares recommendations for the level of care and treatment needs.

Treatment Planning

 1.     Evaluate patient needs and advocate the lowest level of care consistent with the defined patient needs.

 2.     Interface with the facility staff who will provide the appropriate level of care, to ensure a smooth transition for the patient.

 3.     Promote an effective use of resources for patients, customers and the facility with sensitivity to cost of health care.

 4.     Observe patient to detect behavioral patterns and report observations to medical staff.

 5.     Assist with completing initial admissions forms for patients as required.

 6.     Intervene to restrain violent or potentially violent or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as required.

 7.     Contact patient’s relatives by phone to arrange family conferences as required in a timely fashion.

 8.     Begin patient/family education at time of admission.

 9.     Provide information about the patient to the program staff who will be receiving the patient.

10.    Ensure proper tracking of all reviews.

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  High School Degree or equivalent preferred; or Certified Nursing Assistant preferred; Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic discipline.

Experience: Two (2) years of related experience, with a knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.

Licensure:   Must maintain a valid driver's license in the applicable state.

Additional Requirements:  Successful completion Management Aggressive Behavior Training (CPI) before on the unit orientation and prior to assisting with restraining procedures . May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.

 

This opportunity provides the following:

  • This opportunity provides 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
    • Generous Paid Time Off

* 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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