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Mental Health Tech, Per Diem (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY) - (115109)

Universal Health Services
West Columbia, SC 29169
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    115109

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

At Three Rivers Behavioral Health, a 122 bed facility located in West Columbia, SC, we never forget that patients are people -- people with potential, who can have better relationships and live more productive lives. For those who seek a secure environment, healing, hope, treatment, and recovery, Three Rivers is the first place for a second chance. Three Rivers provides psychiatric, detoxification/ rehabilitation, and dual diagnosis treatment through inpatient services for adolescents, adults and senior adults. Our outpatient services include a Partial Hospitalization Program offering psychiatric day treatment for adults and seniors and an Adult Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program offering day and evening sessions. Three Rivers Behavioral Health currently has Per Diem, Mental Health Technicianpositionsavailable. PRN staff is required to work a minimum of3 shifts, including weekends, in a 6 week period

Responsibilities: The Mental Health Technician provides direct patient care to patients with psychiatric disorders, addictive disease disorders or related substance abuse or chemical dependency problems or those dually diagnosed with psychiatric and chemical dependency disorders. Ensures the safety and well-being of patients by conducting 15 minute rounds on patients; helps maintain the therapeutic milieu on the unit; orients new patients to unit program and milieu. The Mental Health Technician supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence standards to all customer groups.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is 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
Job Requirements

The following are the job requirements for the Mental Health Technician position:

  • Bachelors degree in a psych-related field is strongly preferred
  • HS Diploma with a minimum of one year directly related experience
  • Prefer one to two years related experience and/or training
  • A basic knowledge of human behavior or principles of psychology will be very useful as well as skills in prioritizing and time management.

We are 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 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 this facility. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by the organization as a result of the referral or through other means.

Posted: 2019-12-10 Expires: 2020-03-31

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Mental Health Tech, Per Diem (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY) - (115109)

Universal Health Services
West Columbia, SC 29169

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