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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016

West Hills Hospital RENO, NV

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Associates Degree


Position Summary:
Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)*
is one of the nation s largest and most respected
healthcare management companies, operating through its
subsidiaries-acute care hospitals, behavioral health
facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more
than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHS s
business strategy is to continue to grow by building or
purchasing healthcare facilities across the country,
while continuing to strengthen UHS s well-reputed
franchise with its customary exceptional service and
effective cost control. Our success is driven by a
service philosophy based on integrity, competence,
compassion, and a responsive management style.
UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is
listed as one of Fortune s Most Admired Companies.
West Hills Hospital is a 95-bed acute care inpatient
psychiatric hospital located in Reno, Nevada,
specializing in behavioral healthcare and substance
abuse treatment options for children, adolescents,
adults and seniors. Our facility maintains a full-time
medical staff of psychiatrists to oversee programs,
patients and care. This ensures you or your loved one
will always be in the hands of a professional medical
service provider and will receive the most evidence
based care available. West Hills Hospital is JCAHO
accredited and is the only facility licensed in northern
Nevada to treat children and adolescents.
Job Description: The Intake Clinician performs
psychiatric assessments for incoming new patients, and
as requested for continuing patients.
Job Requirements:
Education: Associate s, Diploma, or Bachelors or
Master s. Prepared from an accredited college or
university. Previous experience in MHC related field
preferred. Ph.D. or Master s degree from an accredited
college or university in social work, psychology,
marriage family therapy, mental health, Social Sciences
or a related field. RN-Licensure
Experience: A minimum of two (2) 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.
Licensure: Licensure preferred
Additional Requirements: Thorough knowledge of crisis
intervention techniques. Demonstrable skill in assessing
all age groups.