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
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 (3pm - 1130pm), Team Leader
position available. The candidate selected will be
responsible for the following:
Team Leader position
requires every other weekend shift rotations
organizes unit assignments with nurse supervisor.
appropriate paperwork is completed for assigned shift.
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
Ensures rounds are completed as per facility
Facilitates community meetings and facilitates
Ensures that staff actively monitors
residents per policy and procedures. Assigns staff to designated
areas of unit to maximize this process.
Plans, facilitates and
Maintains attendance record that does not
compromise delivery of resident care
clinical judgment and communication skills with staff and residents
Ensures that staff records accurate, timely and complete
information in the resident’s clinical record
residents attainment of treatment goals
communication by relaying pertinent resident care information
Maintains safety 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.
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)
The following are requirements for the Team Leader
Bachelors degree in psychology or a related field with at least
one year direct experience working with adolescents and children in a
residential setting. Prefer at least one year demonstrated
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, CPR and Verbal De escalation.
Must have a valid SC driver’s license in good standing.
Requires ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
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 other means.
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