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, competence and
Turning Point Youth Center is a secure therapeutic program designed to assist youth who
have been adjudicated as delinquent and possess a mental illness. Our
utilization of multifaceted and inclusive therapeutic components
affords our residents the opportunity to manage their mental illness
and to learn appropriate behaviors. Our treatment professionals are committed to providing
quality treatment and rehabilitation to our residents in an effort to
allow them to become productive members of
Turning Point Youth Center has three per
diem Youth Service Worker positions available. The
candidate selected for this position will be responsible for the
- Provides supervision of residents off the unit during
transports, to court hearings, emergency medial care, etc.
- Monitoring of programmatic activities and ensuring that
the program operates as it is designed.
- Documentation as assigned will be clear and
- Maintains a safe therapeutic environment through
vigilant monitoring of the physical plant for dangerous situations
- Provides a positive role model for the residents.
- Consistently exercise good judgment and exhibit
emotional stability when responding in stressful or non-stressful
- Conduct various types of group sessions and must be a
willing and enthusiastic participant.
current on required in-services, certifications, and health
be able to assist in the restraint of residents, when necessary, for
the safety of the residents and/or others.
be willing and able to assist in protecting residents from harming
themselves or others in emergency situations.
- Ability to interact with supervisors, co-workers and
public in a professional manner.
have the ability to remain calm and courteous and exercise self
control when sharing information and when interacting with angry
be able to accept criticism without over-reacting or getting
maintain good relations with the public and outside agencies.
make every effort to follow problem solving and grievance procedures
according to steps outlined in the employee handbook.
- Assists in the daily operation of the unit and displays
knowledge of program policies and procedures.
- Provides supervision of residents off the unit,
including school, MD exams, visitation, etc.
Minimum of a high school
diploma or equivalency.
If doing a transport of a
resident, a chauffeur’s license is required.
Successful completion of
facility Handle With Care training.
Must have good
recommendations and a satisfactory work record from pervious
employer, as well as a successful reference and criminal check.
Universal Health Services - 2 years ago