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AIDE - MH (NO DEGREE) - (117826)

Universal Health Services
Dyersburg, TN 38024
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    117826

Detention Worker

McDowell Center for Children

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.

Detention Worker

McDowell Center for Children is seeking enthusiastic individuals to work with a diverse group of juveniles in our detention center.

Applicants must possess the ability to interact with teenagers (both male & female) in a way that promotes behavioral, emotional and psycho-social changes. The qualified applicant should have good inter-personal skills and be flexible and willing to work3pm- 11 pm, including weekends.Other shifts may be required.

Individuals should be compassionate, empathetic, willing to help make a difference in the lifeof the residents so they can achieve their treatment goals and have a chance to become successful.

Duties include, but aren't limited to: Maintaining detention safety, area clean; answering all incoming facility phone calls; monitor client behaviors for risks; conducts room & personal searches; uses verbal de-escalation techniques to reduce tension in agitated residents; communicate pertinent information to the appropriate party in a timely manner; maintains a courteous and professional manner in dealing with clients, family member, visitors and coworkers.Other duties may be assigned.

Apply by submitting a resume on this website or email resume to Paula.Pardue@uhsinc.com

Job Requirements

Education: High School Diploma and/or GED required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Experience: One year prior experience in an inpatient psychiatric mental health facility preferred

Posted: 2020-01-02 Expires: 2020-04-02

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