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Evenings PRN Admissions Counselor (MA/MS) - (105706)

Universal Health Services
Greer, SC 29650
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Looking for a career that is rewarding both personally and professionally?

The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health is South Carolinas leader in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance use disorder services. Conveniently located off of I-85 at exit 56 in Greer, our team of 300+ high-quality employees describe working here as like family, supportive, and life-changing. Our registered nurses, mental health technicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and therapists serve hundreds of adults, senior adults, and adolescents each month with the common goal of bringing hope back to their lives. There is meaning in this work and thats why many of our employees say they found their calling at The Carolina Center. Find out more at www.thecarolinacenter.com.

We are currently looking for aPRN - As Needed -Needs Assessment and Referral Counselor to join our team of dedicated professionals.

TITLE: Needs Assessment and Referral Counselor

REPORTS TO: Director, Needs Assessment and Referral

STATUS: Non-Exempt

SUPERVISES: No Direct Reports


To assess the treatment needs of a patient both on the phone and face to face, in order to provide a referral to CCBH programming or other suitable treatment interventions to best meet patient needs; To deliver quality crisis intervention, referral and assessment services to all patient populations typically 12 years of age and older that are experiencing psychiatric, emotional, behavioral and addictive disorders; To support the hospital philosophy of service excellence.

Job Requirements


RN or Masters degree in relevant field required.

RNs must have valid SC Nursing License. Equivalent level reading, writing and mathematical skills needed. Inpatient experience preferred.

Familiarity with the treatment continuum of care, clinical terminology and of patient rights pertaining to mental health.

Utilize and apply current DSM nomenclature.

Possess the aptitude to effectively manage crises and potentially combative patients while maintaining personal and emotional equilibrium.

Maintain patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA and hospital policy.

Maintain census.

Establish and maintain rapport with referral sources.

Communicate with physicians/units.

Flexible hours.

Ability to multitask.

Professional mannerism including: legible handwriting, outstanding oral communication skills, time management and sound organizational skills. To utilize interpersonal skills to convey empathy, to overcome denial and resistance to treatment, as well as, promote office teamwork. Basic data entry skills required, and preference for basic computer skills. Capacity to work independently, to accept supervision and work cooperatively in a team environment.


Computer and printer, telephone, calculator, FAX, other basic office equipment. Basic medical equipment breathalyzer and blood pressure monitor.


Ability to clearly and concisely express and exchange ideas via the spoken word; conveying detailed information to others accurately and on occasion quickly. Ability to concentrate on tasks in high traffic areas. Be able to meet deadlines. Ability to stoop, lift, pinch or grasp; Ability to perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands and fingers; ability to perceive the nature of sounds with no less than a 40 db loss @ Hz, 1,000 Hz and 2,000 Hz with or without correction; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound; ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

VISUAL ACUITY: Ability to inspect and analyze figures, accounting items, health insurance information, transcription, written materials, computer terminal characters, and other similar objects at distances generally close to the eyes.

The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health is a part of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the Nation's largest and most respected hospital companies. UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.


Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-04-01

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Universal Health Services
Greer, SC 29650

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