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Assessment Counselor (PRN; Night and Weekend Shifts) - (34331)

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Assessment Counselor (PRN; Night and Weekend Shifts) - (34331)

Facility Name
El Paso Behavioral Health System (formerly UBH)
El PASO, TX 79902 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Admissions, Behavioral Health - Therapist, Social Worker
Job Description

El Paso Behavioral Health System is a private 163-bed psychiatric hospital located in El Paso, Texas, specializing in mental health and chemical dependency care. We provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients. Our inpatient and day hospital, or outpatient, services offer supportive and compassionate care through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients.

El Paso Behavioral Health System is currently looking for a PRN Assessment Counselor.  The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

The Assessment Counselor is responsible for performing intake assessments, crisis intervention and providing information over the hospital’s services to patients.  The Assessment Counselor is also responsible for providing patients who do not meet criteria for admission with referrals to community resources to ensure continuity of care.  Assessment Counselor will assist with call center functions and other duties to support the needs of the Psych E.D.

Job Requirements

The following are the job requirements for the Assessment Counselor position:

Education: Master’s Degree in a human relations field or Registered Nurse.

Experience: Preferably two or more years’ experience in intake assessment activities within an acute psychiatric setting.  A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a psychiatric hospital setting including customer contact and crisis intervention.

Licensure: Licensed to practice in the State of Texas as a mental health professional (LPC, LPC-Intern, LMSW, or LCSW).

Additional Requirements: A working knowledge of the DSM-V and the Mental Status Exam.  A working knowledge of the Addiction and Recovery field.

ABOUT US: 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. 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.

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.

Posted: 2018-12-18 Expires: 2019-01-16

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