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Mental Health Assistant - Youth Crisis Weekend Overnight - (120399)

Universal Health Services
Atlanta, GA 30303
  • Job Code
    120399

Peachford Hospitalis searching for an experiencedMental Health Assistantto work full-timeweekend optionon our Child & Adolescent unit.

What Role Will You Play?
Mental Health Assistants on our Child & Adolescent unit provide direct patient care to children and adolescents with psychiatric and behavioral disorders to ensure their safety and well-being. Attention to detail, compassion, and an ability to skillfully establish therapeutic rapport will help make you successful in this role. Psycho-educational group facilitation experienceteaching various coping skills is preferred.

What Will You Get To Do?
Mental Health Assistants are responsible for completing the following duties and tasks:

  • Monitor unit patients and complete rounds as assigned.
  • Report all areas of concern regarding patients mental or physical status to the Charge Nurse.
  • Assist in the admission process, including obtaining vital signs, safety search of patients and personal belongings, obtaining urine specimens and orienting new patients to the unit and their program.
  • Ensure precaution protocols are followed, and encourage patients to actively participate in all program activities.
  • Plan, prepare and lead psychoeducational groups.


What Does Peachford Require for this Role?
A bachelors degree in a social services related field (psychology, sociology, etc.) is required and previous inpatient/outpatient hospital experience is preferred.

Wait! Theres More.
Peachford Hospital offers full time employees a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Plans
  • 401k Retirement Plan with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 23-days of Paid Time Off


What Happens Next?
After you apply online and submit your resume, a member of our recruiting team will review your qualifications and experience. If we are interested in scheduling an interview, someone will give a you call. You may log back on to this website to check the status of your application at any time.


Peachford Hospital: Bringing Life Into Balance.
Peachford Hospital is the Southeasts premiere behavioral health and addictive disease treatment facility and has been providing compassionate care to children, adolescents, adults and seniors since 1973. Located in the beautiful Dunwoody neighborhood of Atlanta, Peachford offers inpatient acute care, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.

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Universal Health Services (UHS): Healthcare Delivered with Compassion
At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.

One of the nations 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 Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas 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.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Posted: 2020-01-20 Expires: 2020-04-01

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