Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds 9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider. We are currently recruiting for a Mobile Assessor for BHC Dallas in the Paris, TX area.
The Mobile Assessment Team Evaluator ("Assessor") provides mental health assessments for contracted emergency rooms and/or hospitals, recommends the appropriate level of treatment based on the Assessor's assessment of risk factors, and triages patients to appropriate services.
Independently assesses mental health of patients in contracted emergency rooms and/or hospitals.
Completes documentation related to the mental health assessment of patients.
Determines potential of risk to patient and others based on individualized assessment.
Provides Crisis Intervention for patients, as necessary.
Relies upon clinical training and acumen to determine the most appropriate course of treatment/level of care for patient.
Provides treating physician and ER Supervisor with level of care recommendation.
Discusses patient's status, history, and level of care recommendation with patient's family members, if available.
Counsels patients regarding recommended level of care; and provides at least three (3) referral choices to patient when the recommendation includes an inpatient/outpatient psychiatric/CD facility.
Initiates commitment process if necessary.
Initiates Memorandum Of Transfer process with ER RN/Director.
Provides ER/hospital with copy of completed assessment form and recommendations.
Tracks and submits list of patients seen, time of assessments and disposition of each matter to supervisor.
Adheres to all BHC and hospital policies and procedures.
Adheres to all hospital service excellence standards.