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Assessment Counselor - (116509)

Universal Health Services
El Paso, TX 79901
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    116509

One of the nations 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 Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas 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.


El Paso Behavioral Health System is a private 167-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.

For more information about El Paso Behavioral Health System, please visit our website at https://elpasobh.com


Job Requirements

The Assessment Counselor is responsible for performing intake assessments, crisis intervention and providing information over the hospitals 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. This is a Mon-Fri full time evening position. 3pm - 11pm.

Education: Masters Degree in a human relations field or Registered Nurse; LMSW preferred
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. Successful completion of Handle With Care Training within 90 days of employment and prior to assisting with restraining procedures. Must have and maintain current CPR Certification.


Benefit Highlights:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Competitive Compensation
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
Generous Paid Time Off
Free Basic Life Insurance

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.

Posted: 2019-12-20 Expires: 2020-03-31

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