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Unit Clerk - (19679)

Universal Health Services


Location:
SPRINGFIELD, IL
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
19679
Universal Health Services
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Unit Clerk - (19679)

Facility Name
Lincoln Prairie Behaviorval Health Center
Location
SPRINGFIELD, IL 62711 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Support Staff
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies in the United States. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. Our operating philosophy is to 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.

 

Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center is a Joint Commission approved and state licensed facility for 88 beds, which includes pediatric units, adolescent girls, adolescent boys, and MISA (Mental Illness Substance Abuse) unit. We are committed to providing youth with compassionate treatment that encourages self-responsibility and personal growth. Lincoln Prairie provides treatment to children and adolescents (ages 3-17) that present with a broad range of psychiatric and behavioral disorders. Lincoln Prairie offers an array of outpatient programs. We provide educational programs, enhanced Occupational Therapy services, Recreational Therapy, Art and Music Therapy, while utilizing a holistic treatment approach.

 

We are seeking a Unit Clerk  support Lincoln Prairie’s mission. : The Unit Clerk is responsible for performing a variety of clerical duties relating to the updating and organizing of information on the nursing units, coordinating work within the unit and with other departments, communicating between nursing, medical staff, patients, families and all other hospital departments, stocking the units with necessary office and medical supplies. The Unit Clerk performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with Lincoln Prairie’s mission, vision and values.

Job Requirements

Education: High school diploma/GED required. BA or BS Degree in a related mental health field is preferred.

  • Experience:  One (1) year in a mental health setting preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification: Successful completion of CPR certification within 90 days of employment.
  • Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of medical and psychiatric terminology. Ability to adapt to the various patient age groups (children and adolescent). Skill using a multi-line telephone switchboard. Effective oral and written communication skills.  Skill in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines. Must be a self-starter and goal/results-oriented. Ability to use good judgment and to maintain confidentiality of information. Strong Microsoft Office, MS4, and computer skills. Strong customer service skills to external and internal customers. Ability to adhere to safety policies and code procedures react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to accept direction and adhere to policies and procedures. Ability to work in a fast paced environment. Ability to recommend/take corrective courses of action that would improve the functioning of the department’s systems.
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.  Physical agility to manage patients with crisis prevention interventions.  Push, pull and lift up to 50 pounds.  Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping. Ability to perform visual and auditory observation of patients.  Drug and alcohol free as evidenced by negative results of post-offer, pre-employment urine drug screen. The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

 

Environmental Conditions: Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. General hospital environment.

 

This opportunity offers the following (eligibility may vary based on employment status):

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent paid time off plan
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Plan, and additional voluntary benefits
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition, licensure, and CEU reimbursement

 

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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