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. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, and compassion. The UHS Behavioral Health division has an opportunity for a PRN Admissions Counselor. At Rolling Hills Hospital, we offer behavioral health services for Adolescents, Adults, Adults with dual diagnoses, and Older Adult/Geriatrics. We integrate the principles of Service Excellence into our workplace and patient care culture.
At Rolling Hills, our mission is to offer compassionate, safe, effective behavioral healthcare treatment. We use solution-focused strategies and diligently strive for a safe and positive environment for patients, families, and employees. We never forget that we provide care and comfort to people in need.
The Admissions Counselor is responsible for the timely processing of inquiry/referral calls and walk-in/scheduled crisis assessments, ensuring their referral to the most appropriate service. The Admissions Counselor will help to coordinate and process each admission into the hospital, be responsible for problem-solving with clinical staff, payer sources, and referral sources to ensure that admissions to all levels of care are processed correctly. The Admissions Counselor maintains focused attention on patient safety, hazard searches and appropriate logging and storage of patient valuables; provides appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse the situation; and displays knowledge of ethical principles and compliance issues in a healthcare setting.