Job Description *
One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Rockford Center is seeking a dynamic and talented Assessment & Referral Counselor.
Rockford Center is Delaware’s first private psychiatric facility and remains a leader in providing behavioral health care services and continues its commitment to providing quality health care. Rockford Center, a 128-bed acute psychiatric hospital continues to provide a full continuum of behavioral health services to geriatrics, adults, adolescents, and children.
The Assessment & Referral Counselor will assess and evaluate the needs of individuals in crisis, and appropriately triage callers based on information gathered, to the most appropriate service to meet their needs.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Respond to telephone and face-to-face inquiries from individuals / agencies seeking mental health care, or information about mental health related services. Appropriately direct callers to the most relevant resources.
For individuals referred and presenting to this facility in a mental health crisis, conduct facility-approved clinical assessments utilizing appropriate documents and screening tools.
Counselors will be knowledgeable regarding department-specific performance improvement goals including, but not limited to, patient/family response times.
All calls and inquiries will be gathered using the facility-approved Intake Call form and all required data will be entered into the system as necessary.
- Staff will be knowledgeable about services provided by other relevant mental health and other appropriate healthcare organizations within the community. This will include agencies such as social service agencies, crisis intervention services, shelters, state services etc. Employee will be knowledgeable about the local and regional systems of care, and demonstrate competency in accessing and coordinating information and care as appropriate.
Master’s Degree in Social Work or similar
Previous experience in a behavioral health intake setting preferred
This opportunity provides the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match (if applicable)
Generous Paid Time Off
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