2 days old

NURSING MHT/ Psychiatric Counselor- DAY Shift - (32547)

Universal Health Services
Apply Now
Apply on the Company Site
  • Job Code
Deltek Talent Management - NURSING MHT/ Psychiatric Counselor- DAY Shift - (32547)

Job Details

NURSING MHT/ Psychiatric Counselor- DAY Shift - (32547)

Facility Name
River Oaks Hospital
HARAHAN, LA 70123 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Counselor
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.

River Oaks Hospital, located in metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana, is a private psychiatric facility for adults, adolescents and children. Since 1970, River Oaks has established a tradition of excellence in the treatment of acute psychiatric illness, dual diagnosis, alcohol and drug detoxification, trauma based disorders, compulsive behaviors, and eating disorders, River Oaks has provided quality treatment to service individuals suffering from mental illness, and/or addictive disorders. Situated on a 14 acre campus, services are available at all levels of care (inpatient, day or partial hospitalization, outpatient, and intensive outpatient).


River Oaks Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Psychiatric Counselor/ Mental Health Technicians (MHT) .  Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Assist with the nursing care of the patient;
  • Participates in patient and family teaching;
  • Works cooperatively with other patient care personnel in maintaining a high level of quality service;
  • Heavy patient interaction; responds to codes. 
Job Requirements

Primary availability is night shift 7p-7:30a.  Selected candidate must be dependable, prompt and have a compassionate nature to help and engage with this patient population.  This position requires frequent standing and walking while conducting rounds; may require some lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling; .  Good visual and auditory acuity as well as good manual dexterity and the ability to be readily understood are essential.  This is a high pace working environment. 


  • High School or equivalent; Bachelor degree or some college courses related to Psych/ Mental Health preferred;
  • Previous experience in crisis intervention or a psychiatric setting a plus
  • Ability to set priorities and work well in a fast paced environment
  • Must have good communication skills and provide service to all population within our Service Excellence Standards which are:
    • Treat everyone as a guest
    • Demonstrate professional and excellence in duties performed
    • Practice Teamwork

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


Posted: 2018-10-19 Expires: 2018-11-17

Universal Health Services

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

NURSING MHT/ Psychiatric Counselor- DAY Shift - (32547)

Universal Health Services
Facebook Share
Copy Job URL

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast