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Assessment & Referral Registered Nurse

Universal Health Services


Location:
ATLANTA, GA
Date:
07/25/2017
2017-07-252017-08-23
Job Code:
110921
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Clinical Specialist
  • Geriatrics
  • Long Term Care
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nurse Practitioner
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Assessment & Referral Registered Nurse

Job Code:  110921
Facility: Anchor Hospital
Location: ATLANTA, GA US Southeast
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Nursing
FTE: 1
Position Summary:

 

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. Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is the largest facility-based behavioral health provider in the country, with its subsidiaries operating 216 behavioral health facilities in 37 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. When UHS entered the behavioral health industry in 1983, we established a philosophy of caring for patients who need mental health services with kindness, dignity and respect, while we provide them with a supportive environment and treatment to help them heal.
Established in 1986, the Anchor Hospital campus of Southern Crescent Behavioral Health System is a 122-bed facility accredited by the Joint Commission that specializes in the treatment of behavioral health and addictive disease disorders for Adolescents, Adults and Senior Adults. Located in College Park, GA, Anchor Hospital serves Mental Health and Substance Abuse patients from all over the Southeast. We are committed to excellence in diagnosis, treatment and education. Patients who come to Anchor Hospital are in crisis, and the road to recovery for behavioral, mental health, and substance abuse patients is a difficult one. The staff at Anchor Hospital serve as compassionate guides who provide for our patients’ clinical needs.
Responsible for delivering quality nursing care to both psychiatric and chemically dependent adult, geriatric and adolescent patients. To assess the needs of walk-in and phone callers and ensure their referral to the service or resource to best address their needs. Other responsibilities include being able to perform all aspects of the hospital’s assessment and referral process including efficient communication with referral sources, immediate patient/client disposition, arranging hospital transfer/discharge, and/or making connections to other community agencies and resources. Staff must be able to work at least one (1) weekend per month (Saturday and Sunday), as needed
Anchor Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

1. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
2. Experience: Prefer one (1) year experience as a Registered Nurse. Prefer six (6) months in psychiatric nursing. Knowledge of current nursing procedures, the nursing process, medications and their correct administration.
3. License/Certification: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia. Current Handle with Care and CPR Certification required.
4. Skills: Demonstrated leadership, communication, teaching and management skills.
5. Physical Requirements: Work is physically and mentally demanding. Extensive walking, standing, sitting and climbing stairs. Must be able to lift or move over fifty (50) pounds.
6. Other: Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive Officer or Director of Assessment and Referral Services 

 

 

 

 


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