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Behavioral Intake Assessment- Counselors/ Registered Nurse (RN) On call (PRN)

Universal Health Services

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  • Behavioral Health
  • Geriatrics
  • Long Term Care
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Behavioral Intake Assessment- Counselors/ Registered Nurse (RN) On call (PRN)

Job Code:  185426
Facility: Garland Behavioral Hospital
Location: GARLAND, TX US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
Administration -> Office Management
Category: Professionals
FTE: .01
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. 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.

 Garland Behavioral Hospital (GBH)  is a72-bed facility located inside Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Garland. We provide  a broad range of services for Adult Psychiatric conditions. Due to our expansion of the NEW  Geriatrics Unit opening July 2016, we have an opportunity for an experienced Intake Counselor to  cover weekends and various days through out the week.

  • The successful Intake Counselor  will be responsible for assessing patients’ leisure and recreational activities, providing age and developmentally appropriate therapy groups, and establishing behavioral treatment goals in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Garland Behavioral Hospital. This includes the ability to demonstrate competency, knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied populations including adults, senior adults and dually diagnosed patients.
  • PRN only- as needed - primarily for weekend coverage


Garland Behavioral Hospital proudly offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental insurance, life insurance, short term and long term disability, PTO, 401 (k), stock purchase plan, flexible spending account, and so much more! Salary commensurate with experience. Drug Free Workplace/Equal Opportunity Employer.



Job Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or closely related field.
  • One(1) year of experience of assessment, admission and crisis intervention  experience with the mental health population ( preferably in an inpatient setting)
  • Licensure in the State of Texas as one of the following – LPC,  LMSW, LCSW, Psychologist or RN.
  • CPR certified
  •  Possess knowledge of therapeutic relationships and processes, age-specific growth and development, diagnostic process and criteria, crisis and behavior management. 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to concentrate on tasks and meet deadlines
  • Basic data entry skills
  • Time management, problem solving skills are essential.
  •  Understanding of EMTALA guidelines, mandatory screening agent usage, HIPAA regulations, and third-party payer knowledge preferred.
  •  Ability to interact effectively with persons of widely diverse roles, backgrounds, cultures, and socio-economic status.


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