Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Responsibilities Position- Per Diem NOC POSITION SUMMARY The Assessment & Referral Counselor is responsible for facilitating facility admissions by performing initial assessment and referral activities for all in-coming and potential patients, consulting with potential patients, patient families, medical staff and other hospital staff, and counseling patients and patient families with regard to current assessments, recommended referrals and recommended required levels of care. RESPONSIBILITIES/STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE * Adheres to facility standards concerning conduct, dress, attendance, punctuality, and meal & rest breaks. * Maintains confidentiality of facility employees and patient information. * Adheres to facility and department policies and procedures and complies with the Corporate Compliance Program and the Standards of Conduct. * May serve as Qualified Mental Health professional (QMHP). * Maintains proper boundaries when interacting with patients and their families, visitors, professional staff, vendors, and co-workers. * Offers and accepts constructive feedback in peer and supervisory relationships modifies behavior in response to feedback. * Adaptability/Flexibility: Easily adjusts to changes in routine, assignments, and company/client needs. * Demonstrates initiative by voluntarily recommending resourceful, alternative, or original ideas/procedures for work improvement or problem solution. * Demonstrates effective time management skills by prioritizing tasks, anticipating needs, and making adjustments. * Quality of work: Assignments are accurate, complete, and comply with objectives. EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in social work, psychology, counseling or a related field: or equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of two (2) years experience in a mental health setting preferred. Working knowledge of the Addiction & Recovery field and experience in clinical interviewing, patient assessment, family motivation, treatment planning, communicating with external review organizations or comparable entities, and working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.

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