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 compassion
Prairie St. John's, a 91-bed psychiatric care facility located in
Fargo, North Dakota, has been providing services for children,
adolescents and adults to address mental health issues, chemical
dependency or addiction and co-occurring disorders since 1997.
Prairie offers a full-service psychiatric and addiction Continuum of
Care. This Continuum of Care includes inpatient hospitalization,
partial hospitalization, residential treatment, intensive outpatient
services and clinic services. Prairie St. John's currently has two
Discharge Planner positions available. The candidates selected will
be responsible for the following:
1. Coordinates the patient's transition
to life after the hospital stay.
2. Works with residential facilities,
treatment facilities, state hospitals and agencies, nursing homes,
homeless shelters and the patient’s support systems to
seamlessly facilitate a patient's move to the next level of
3. Communicates with the treatment team
regarding the patient’s discharge plan.
4. Scheduled to work 16 hours every
other weekend (Saturday & Sunday)
The Discharge Planner must have a Bachelors Degree
in Social Work and licensure in the State of North Dakota. Incumbents
should be highly organized, empathetic, capable of multitasking in a
high-stress environment and be knowledgeable in how to handle
difficult situations in a way that promotes the best outcomes for the
This position will be scheduled to work 16 hours
every other weekend.
Universal Health Services - 19 months ago
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