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  • Behavioral Health
  • Clinical Specialist
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Job Details


Job Code:  237224
Facility: Sierra Vista Hospital
Location: SACRAMENTO, CA US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Category: Support
FTE: .01
Position Summary:

Founded in 1979 by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alan B. Miller, Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS) is one of the largest and most respected hospital management companies in the nation. For nearly 40 years, UHS and our affiliates have focused on meeting our patients’ healthcare needs across the hundreds of local communities we call home. The company operates through its facilities more than 240 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the US, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. In 2015, our 70,000 dedicated and talented employees treated more than 2.5 million people with dignity and respect. 

Sierra Vista Hospital, a 171-bed psychiatric care facility located in south Sacramento, is a full-service mental health facility and a center of support for patients and their families. Since 1986, we have offered our clinical expertise to those suffering from emotional, behavioral and addiction problems.

Maintains the cleanliness of all services and hospital areas. Performs a variety of environmental services duties to maintain the hospital in a clean, safe, and sanitary condition for patients, staff, and visitors.




Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; the ability to write simple correspondence 
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization 
Knowledge of sanitation and disinfection process and techniques. 
Ability to use equipment such as vacuum cleaner, steamer, laundry machines and trash compactor. 
Knowledge of waste disposal and recycling procedure. 
Knowledge of safe and appropriate Hazardous/Chemical Material Handling Procedures. 
Knowledge of universal precautions and Safety and Infection Control in Housekeeping Services.

Experience: Minimum one (1) year in healthcare environment preferred

Education: High school education or GED preferred

The physical demand as described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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