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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
Rivers|Midlands Campus is a 59-bed comprehensive
residential treatment facility for children and adolescents providing
treatment for psychiatric and chemical dependency related illnesses.
We organize our treatment around helping children and teenagers
remove barriers and develop interest in their futures and career
aspirations. Our therapeutic model is collaborative; working with
families, patients and agencies to maximize therapeutic goals and
individual treatment. Three Rivers|Midlands Campus currently has
a 2nd Shift, Team Leader position
available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the
Team Leader position requires every other
weekend shift rotations
Plans and organizes unit assignments
with nurse supervisor.
Ensures appropriate paperwork is
completed for assigned shift.
Ensures and maintains a clean and
safe environment by adhering to safety and security regulations,
properly using and storing supplies, and reporting potential hazards
to Director of Support Services.
Ensures policies and
procedures are followed to provide safety to residents..
Ensures rounds are completed as per facility policy.
Facilitates community meetings and facilitates specialty groups.
Ensures that staff actively monitors residents per policy and
procedures. Assigns staff to designated areas of unit to maximize
Plans, facilitates and implements activities
Maintains attendance record that does not compromise delivery of
Demonstrates sound clinical judgment and
communication skills with staff and residents
staff records accurate, timely and complete information in the
resident’s clinical record
attainment of treatment goals
Ensures optimal communication by
relaying pertinent resident care information
and security of the facility through close observation and monitoring
of the residents, maintaining optimal physical proximity, remaining
alert at all times, and using analytical forethought to anticipate
potentially volatile or unsafe situations and proactively intervene.
Utilizes counseling skill methods and techniques under the
supervision of program treatment professionals and uses those skills
to conduct periodic individual or group sessions as necessary.
Provides one-to-one contact with residents focusing on social
development and any problems they might be experiencing and at time
of resident distress.
Provides appropriate crisis intervention
as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating
behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse the
situation, correctly prioritizing safety concerns, following proper
restraint technique guidelines, and displaying neutral emotions.
Orients and assists in training of new staff to unit(s)
Bachelors degree in psychology or a related field
Minimum of one year direct care experience working
with adolescents and children in a residential/juvenile setting.
Requires at least one year demonstrated supervisory
Must possess demonstrated leadership ability, the
ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups and
individuals, strong oral and written communication skills.
Must possess knowledge of therapeutic
relationships, therapeutic processes, adolescent growth and
development, limit-setting and behavior management, CPI and CPR.
Requires valid SC driver’s license in good
Requires ability to work in a fast-paced
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from
search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls
or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at
UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a
valid written search agreement in place for this position will be
deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the
candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through
Universal Health Services - 15 months ago