1+ months


Universal Health Services
Harahan, LA 70123
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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.

River Oaks Hospital, located in metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana, is a private psychiatric facility for adults, adolescents and children. Since 1970, River Oaks has established a tradition of excellence in the treatment of acute psychiatric illness, dual diagnosis, alcohol and drug detoxification, trauma based disorders, compulsive behaviors, and eating disorders, River Oaks has provided quality treatment to service individuals suffering from mental illness, and/or addictive disorders. Situated on a 14 acre campus, services are available at all levels of care (inpatient, day or partial hospitalization, outpatient, and intensive outpatient).

River Oaks Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Admissions and Referral/ Intake Evening Supervisor. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides or coordinates initial assessment and counseling of scheduled or walk-in clients;
  • Responds to each person/family in a timely manner with appropriate clinical intervention and judgment. Provides immediate information and emotional support according to need and within departmental and River Oaks Hospital policy. Provides additional evaluation/consultation as deemed necessary (i.e. psychiatric assessment);
  • Directs smooth operational processes to alleviate anxieties in discussing treatment interventions, financial responsibility, etc. with clients;
  • Assists in the development of the departments program and services to maximize client satisfaction;
  • Provides supervision of counselors and technicians in an efficient manner within clinical and fiscal expectations. Assists with interviewing, training, education, re-direction and performance evaluations of staff as necessary, while being responsive to their expressed needs;
  • Coordinates scheduling of staff and responsible for maintaining coverage for the department;
  • Completes required reports in a timely manner ensuring accuracy;
  • Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient and employee related information;
  • Willingly adapts to change and demonstrates a positive attitude and flexibility in scheduling and in the performance of duties assigned to this position;
  • Presents a positive, friendly and helpful attitude in daily interactions with patients, staff and visitors;
  • Attends all required in-services annually and directs staff with same.

Job Requirements


Masters degree;with active, unencumbered Louisiana license as an LCSW, LPC, etc.
Minimum 3 years previous experience in crisis intervention or a psychiatric setting
Previous administrative and /or supervisory experience required
Strong community contact base and knowledge of community referral sources
Excellent interpersonal skills, both in person and over the phone
Ability to set priorities for self and others;works well in a fast paced environment

Provide service to all populations while demonstrating the Service Excellence Standards

Treat Everyone As a Guest
Demonstrate Professionalism and Excellence in all things I do.
Practice Teamwork

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off


Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-20

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