Universal Health Services, Inc.
(UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected
health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries
acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory
centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more
than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is
to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing
markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service
and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive
management style and a service philosophy based on integrity,
The Carolina Center for
Behavioral Health is located in Greer and convenient to Greenville
and areas throughout Upstate, SC. Our facility specializes in
psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment for adolescents, adults
and senior adults. To meet the diverse needs of the community, an
array of inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient programs
focused on mental health and substance abuse treatments are
Various shifts available. PRN (as
needed). A 2nd shift part-time and a 3rd Shift Fulltime
position are also available
Good job for CNAs, Nursing students and
Psychology graduates. Must be able to attend 5-day classroom
orientation 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and a three
to five day orientation on patient units from 7:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday.
When on the geriatric unit, you will change
patient diapers and give baths to patients.
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES : To provide direct patient care under the
supervision of an RN to adolescent, adult and geriatric
patients. To ensure the
safety and well being of these patients and to support the
maintenance of therapeutic milieu.
1. Conducts 15 minute rounds on
2. Assist patients who are prone to fall when walking
3. Participate in restraint and seclusion of patients
4. Push patients in wheelchairs when
5. Supports facility service excellence
6. Complies with facility safety, infection control and
Maintains desirable pattern of
attendance, punctuality, and productivity.
8. Maintains a safe, orderly, and
therapeutic physical environment for patients.
9. Carries patient luggage.
10. Assist patients if an emergency evacuation is
11. Give baths to patients and change
12. Participate in implementing patients’
treatment plans by; (a) monitoring patients’ progress; (b)
communicating information regarding patients’ behavior to other
members of treatment team; (c) maintains communication with patient,
family members and referral sources in patient’s interest; (d)
facilitates or co-facilitates didactic groups, community meetings, or
drug or alcohol education groups; (e) encouraging and facilitating
patients’ participation in therapeutic activities; (f)
supervising patients to ensure their safety and their involvement in
treatment; (g) providing input during shift
13. Attends mandatory training
14. Maintain patient, program, department and
15. Participates in treatment planning: (a) helps
identify patients’ problems, needs and strengths; (b)
suggesting modifications to treatment plan based on observations of
patients’ behavior; (c) providing input into discharge
16. Accompany patients as assigned (i.e. take
patients cafeteria, smoke breaks, etc).
17. Help maintain the therapeutic milieu on the
unit, including, but not limited to, to facilitation of community
18. Orient new patients to unit program and
OTHER JOB DUTIES:
19. Carry out general nursing care assistance,
appropriate to the patient population as assigned and supervised by
nurse in charge.
20. Carry out clerical and administrative assignment
to support patient care and department and organization
Participates in activities which enhance development of
professional knowledge and skills.
Demonstrates conduct in keeping with CCBH’s ethical
QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY :
High school level reading and writing
skills. Acceptable oral
and written communication skills/ legible handwriting skills. Ability
to maintain information as highly confidential. Professional telephone
etiquette and customer service skills by phone and face to face are
Certification as nursing assistant or patient care technician
and/or familiarity with medical and psychological terminology
in dealing courteously with the public and other staff within the
organization. A basic
knowledge of human behavior or principles of psychology will be very
useful as well as skills in prioritizing and in managing time.
In the absence of any of these qualifications upon
hire, employee must demonstrate the ability to learn these concepts
and develop these skills within a reasonable time frame via the
organization’s orientation and training program.
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