One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance.Â Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees.Â In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of American's Top 500 Public Companies.
Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center (VBPC) is a 100-bed freestanding psychiatric hospital located near the beautiful resort area of Virginia Beach, Virginia; a short 10-minute drive to the ocean front.Â VBPC offers acute psychiatric and substance abuse services for adults 18 years and older. The hospital is accessible 24 hours a day for admissions, and includes mental health assessments and an excellent referral network. Treatment programs and specialty services at VBPC include substance abuse, dual diagnosis and partial hospitalization.Â Â Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center (VBPC) currently has a Flex (PRN) Assessment and Referral Clinician position available.Â The candidate must be able to work days, evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays.Â
The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
Provides telephonic or face-to-face mental health crisis triage, assessment, intervention and disposition at Assessment and Referral Centers or "on-site" at general hospital emergency room, therapist's or physician's office.
Answers the telephone crisis line and obtains all pertinent demographic, clinical, marketing and third party information to determine the appropriateness of face-to-face telephonic assessment and clinical disposition of the caller; seeks supervision when caller requests information/data unfamiliar to counselor.
Provides clinically appropriate resolution to those calls evaluated as information only.
Provides clinically appropriate telephonic disposition to those clients whose calls are evaluated as routine; referring to outpatient care as appropriate.
Schedules face-to-face clinical assessments within twenty-four (24) hours if the call is evaluated as urgent or emergent.
Refers calls not appropriate for care within the UHS systems matrix to other clinically appropriate providers and/or community resources.