Intake - Admissions Counselor ( SW/ LPC)- Part Time
Universal Health Services, Inc.
October 8, 2018
GARLAND BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) One of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâ€™s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Garland Behavioral Hospital (GBH) is a 72 bed facility located in Garland, TX.Â Since 2015,Â adults and older adults have relied on Garland Behavioral Hospital's extensive and confidential services to help overcome psychiatric conditions and distress- helping seek a better quality of life. GBH is accredited by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
Garland Behavioral HospitalÂ is seekingÂ a dynamic and talentedÂ Part Time CounselorÂ for Admissions/ IntakeÂ with a strong area of expertise with admissions to join our team in developing quality services consistent with our philosophy to serve Garland and the surrounding communities. Our Admissions CounselorÂ is responsible for coordinating Â the Assessment and Referral activities at the facility.Â Â This position involves extensive contact with the community and interfaces closely with the Director of Intake, utilization review staff,Â GBH Â business office staff and clinical staff to insure continuity of communication.Â This position is also responsible for inquiry calls, insurance verification, and scheduling of evaluations and admissions.Â She/he utilizes the process and adheres to established standards of care, mental health practices, and hospital policy, goals and objectives in executing this responsibility.Â This position also assures that admissions are managed in a timely and courteous manner to expedite in-processing time while maximizing unit and hospital safety.Â
Under the direction of the Admissions Director, theÂ AdmissionsÂ CounselorÂ will provide exceptional care Â by assisting adult and geriatric patients in meeting their bio-psychosocial needs and follow guidelines of EMTALA.Â