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.
Center for Behavioral Health, founded in 1986, is an 82 bed
facility within the city of Norfolk, Virginia. Kempsville Center for
Behavioral Health offers comprehensive mental health programs to the
state of Virginia. We provide psychiatrically and medically managed
acute and residential treatment for children and adolescents with
significant impairments in their social and emotional development. We
provide quality care to children and adolescents in need using
quality, evidence based practice treatments. We are accredited by The
Joint Commission (TJC), and are licensed by the Commonwealth of
Virginia and The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and
Developmental Services (DBHDS). Kempsville Center for
Behavioral Health currently has openings for a PRN
Assessment and Referral Clinician. The
candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
Provides telephonic and face-to-face mental health triage,
assessment, and crisis intervention both on-site and at local
hospital emergency rooms.
involuntary, direct, and mobile admissions.
individualized disposition and referrals for all calls and
Works closely with the Director of
Admissions and the Community Liaison to identify trends in referrals
and potential areas for marketing.
Serves as the facility
Master's degree required in a
social science, such as counseling, psychology, or social
work required; or Licensed Registered Nurse in the
Commonwealth of Virginia.
One or more year’s
experience in mental health counseling, crisis intervention
counseling preferred. Preferred experience in a residential health
care setting. Knowledge of current psychiatric diagnostic and
treatment terminology. Familiarity with bio-psychosocial assessments,
mental status examinations, and clinical interviews. Preferred
candidate will be proficient conducting clinical nursing assessments
. Must have a valid Driver's License.
Must have knowledge of various types of referral sources in the
area, as well as the various types of funding available. Knowledge of
and ability to use oral and writing composition skills, basic math,
personal computer, Excel and Word Perfect/Word software; ability to
use telephone, copier, fax machine.