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2018-08-162018-09-14

FULL TIME MENTAL HEALTH TECH_FLOAT - (31457)

Universal Health Services
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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FULL TIME MENTAL HEALTH TECH_FLOAT - (31457)

Facility Name
Friends Hospital
Location
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19124 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
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.

Mission Statement: 

To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.

Friends Hospital is the nation’s oldest private psychiatric hospital, located on a beautiful 100-acre campus in Philadelphia, PA. Friends Hospital offers a continuum of care including level of care assessments; specially designed inpatient units for adolescents, adults, and older adults; and a private residential rehabilitation program. Friends Hospital is easily accessed via public transportation and has free, safe, on-site parking.

Friends Hospital Mental Heath Technicians assist in the direct care & management of patients across all age ranges with medical & behavioral issues as directed by the treatment team. Assists with unit programming to facilitate the carryover of therapy issues,

leisure activities, and activities of daily living within the functional ability of patients & with consideration for the patient’s level of growth & development.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Displays an understanding of the basic concepts of safe, supportive, nurturing, & therapeutic human interactions.

  • Demonstrates understanding of program & philosophy & is able to interpret & implement patient care.

  • Displays an active interest in learning.Demonstrates creativity & problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrates leadership by training new employees.

  • Effectively interacts with patients, peers, & families.

  • Demonstrates ability to follow behavior program.

  • Actively supervises therapeutic & recreational activities.

  • Understands & practices effective motivational techniques.

  • Demonstrates consistent ability to problem-solve & communicate clearly, both verbally & in writing.

  • Demonstrates regular, required attendance.

Job Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent or combination of education/experience. 12 college credits in the field of psychology or human services. Prefer bachelor’s degree or college courses in health care, mental health, recreational therapy, education, or human growth & development. Prefer one year’s experience as a nurse’s aide, mental health aide, psych aide, or the equivalent in a rehabilitation, psychiatric, or similar setting.

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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