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Mobile Assessment Clinician

Job Code:  76417
Facility: Hickory Trail Hospital
Location: DESOTO, TX US
Region:
Travel Involved: 60-70%
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Patient Admissions
 
Category: Allied Health
FTE: .5
Position Summary:
 Description

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.

Hickory Trail Hospital, a 86-bed behavioral health facility located just south of Dallas, has been providing quality health care to the residents of DFW since 1988. Hickory Trail Hospital provides inpatient and day
treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults. Our professional staff individualizes care to uniquely fit the intensity and severity of each client's case and their family's needs. Because crisis occurs at all times of the day and night, our services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Hickory Trail Hospital
currently has a Mobile Assessment Coordinator
.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The on call Mobile (Psychiatric) Assessment Team Clinician conducts psychiatric assessments for patients in contracted ER’s/facilities, incoming new patients, and as requested. Excellent customer service skills needed. The position is per diem. Schedules are flexible.
 
Requirements

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE


Master’s degree and licensing (includes LPC,  LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, PA, Clinical Psychologist)

in the State of Texas. A minimum of three (3) years direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting, with direct experience in patient assessment, family motivation, treatment planning, and communication with external review organizations.

We have openings in several areas throughout the region to include Kaufman and Ellis/Navarro Counties (in addition to the Metro-plex).

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