Assessment and Referral Counselor (Part-time Overnight)
Universal Health Services, Inc.
July 13, 2018
SUMMIT OAKS HOSPITAL
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 81,000 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.
Summit Oaks Hospital, a 126 bed, private acute care hospital and chemical dependency treatment center, located in a picturesque suburban setting, fully accredited by the Joint Commission, has been providing quality health care to adult, child and adolescent northeastern USA residents, since 1902. Summit Oaks has repeatedly been recognized in U.S. News & World Report, as one of the nation's best behavioral health hospitals.
If you are seeking to build uponÂ a career in behavioral health and enjoy working with a wide spectrum of patients, this is the opportunity for you. OurÂ busy Intake DepartmentÂ is seeking a part-timeÂ Assessment and Referral Counselor, forÂ ourÂ overnight shift, (11:00 PMÂ to 7:30 AM)Â who will beÂ responsible for conducting assessments of incoming patients and responding to requests for services and information.
Making, documenting and processingÂ inquiry calls in accordance with Intake policies,
Conducting assessments on individuals experiencing crises,
Participating in screening patients for admission into both inpatient and outpatient hospital programs, utilizing pre-approved admissions criteria set forth by the Medical Staff,
Providing assessments of incoming patientâ€™s mental health/chemical dependency; including precipitating events, presenting problems, treatment/substance use history, mental status and risk assessment,.
Making a determination of level of care by an evaluation of the patientâ€™s needs, advocating the lowest level of care consistent with those needs,
Completing admission paperwork,
Obtaining pre-certification in accordance with insurance requirements,.
Completing and documenting In house assessmentsÂ with treatment or referral disposition recommendations,