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Psych Registered Nurse RN/MSW Assessment and Referral PRN

Mesilla Valley Hospital Las Cruces Full-Time
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Mesilla Valley Hospital (UHS facility) is a free-standing psychiatric hospital in Las Cruces, New Mexico that provides mental health and drug & alcohol addiction services for adolescents, adults, and seniors.  Mesilla Valley Hospital has been in operation since 1987, serving those in need of treatment for a variety of psychiatric and substance abuse issues.  Mesilla Valley Hospital is a 120-bed facility, providing access to quality behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment to residents of New Mexico, West Texas and Arizona.

Mesilla Valley Hospital currently has a Psych Registered Nurse RN/MSW position available for PRN  The candidate selected will be responsible for the following: 

The Intake Liaison is responsible for screening potential admissions and determining an appropriate level of care to recommend to the physicians.  This position interfaces closely with the medical staff, fellow department heads and administration, treatment team, external case managers, managed care organizations, and also functions as a liaison with other hospital departments.  Intake Liaison will assist with assessments and referrals by reviewing labs, medical issues, and evaluate patient’s medical needs as well as obtain admission orders to the facility.  

Job Requirements

The following are the job requirements for the Psych Registered Nurse RN/MSW Assessment and Referral department -PRN

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:  Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or a clinically related mental health field.   A minimum of one year of clinical experience LPCE, LMFT, LCSW, preferred.  RN or applicable license acceptable. 

SKILLS:  Working knowledge of the mental health field and experience in clinical interviewing, patient assessment, family motivation, treatment planning, communicating with external review organizations or comparable entities, and working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds. 

 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.

ABOUT US: 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

 

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Las Cruces is located in the beautiful Mesilla Valley of southwest New Mexico. We sit in the shadow of the Organ Mountains and enjoy 350 days of sunshine a year with a climate that is warm and dry regardless of the season. Our behavioral health facility provides a peaceful environment for those going through treatment. We have specific treatment plans for adolescents, adults, and seniors struggling with psychiatric or substance abuse issues. When you or a loved one is seeking treatment for mental health issues, it is important to find a treatment center that provides a safe and respectful environment. This environment can be found at Mesilla Valley Hospital.

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