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Intake (Admissions) Director - (125871)

Universal Health Services
Houston, TX 77002
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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.

Cypress Creek Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Intake (Admissions) Director.

Cypress Creek Hospital, a freestanding 128-bed facility, located in north Houston, has been faithfully serving Houston and surrounding communities for over 20 years. We are dedicated to the provision of quality care and assistance for individuals and families in need of psychiatric care and treatment for substance abuse and offer a broad range of inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services for adolescents and adults. www.cypresscreekhospital.com

Intake Director Position Summary:

The Intake Director provides leadership to ensure a safe and high quality level of care for psychiatric/chemical dependency patients. Responsible for nursing care, medical screening, and triage for all psychiatric/chemical dependency patients presenting for assessment and evaluation. Coordinating the admission process for inpatient, partial and intensive outpatient programs and to facilitate referrals for outpatient treatment services and other community resources.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership and direction to hospital intake department.
  • Make recommendations for improvement of department processes.
  • Supervise staff, staff allocation and department processes.
  • Serve as a role model in the delivery of patient care.
  • Admit/discharge patients in accordance with hospital policies/procedures.
  • Ensure proper handling and documentation of all emergencies, incidents, special procedures and patient complaints.
  • Provide assistance with appropriate nursing intervention/documentation in crisis situations.
  • Interact with patients and staff in professional manner, promotes teamwork and demonstrates Service Excellence
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership and direction to hospital intake department.
  • Make recommendations for improvement of department processes.
  • Supervise staff, staff allocation and department processes.
  • Serve as a role model in the delivery of patient care.
  • Admit/discharge patients in accordance with hospital policies/procedures.
  • Ensure proper handling and documentation of all emergencies, incidents, special procedures and patient complaints.
  • Provide assistance with appropriate nursing intervention/documentation in crisis situations.
  • Interact with patients and staff in professional manner, promotes teamwork and demonstrates Service Excellence
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Education: Bachelors Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three (3) years experience in behavioral healthcare with leadership experience.

Licensure: Current license as a Registered Nurse in Texas.

Certifications: Successful completion of CPR and Handle With Care certification; certification may be obtained during orientation.

Additional Requirements: Ability to work in a customer centric fast-paced environment. Knowledge of appropriate nursing assessment, diagnosis, treatment, intervention and evaluation of psychiatric patients. Knowledge of Joint Commission, CMS and State standards.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is a 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

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: 2020-02-26 Expires: 2020-04-02

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