Newport News Behavioral Health Center is a residential and acute program, for males and females ages 8-21, consist of a cognitive behavioral treatment model that encourages youth to safely explore thoughts and feelings related to the development of positive and desirable behavior within their homes and communities. Our programs have been designed to provide each individual resident quality mental health treatment in a safe therapeutic environment. It is the mission of Newport News Behavioral Health Center to promote recovery from the effects of abuse, addiction and other behavioral issues through specialized treatment interventions provided by a community of caring professionals.
Newport News Behavioral Health Center has an excellent career opportunity for a Admissions Coordinator, RN in our Acute program to join our team of dedicated professionals. The Admissions Coordinator Registered Nurse (RN) serves as the point of contact for the clinical assessment process.
Assesses patient needs by phone, collecting data and assigning clinical liaison for field contact, coordinates all aspects of referral/admission processes and complies referral/admissions statistical data. The RN is actively involved in department activities, trans-disciplinary team activities and acute care activities to ensure individualized, patient centered health/mental health care for all patient populations admitted for hospitalization. The RN will maintain relationships with ongoing sources of referral to alternate treatment sources when appropriate.
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 74,000 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 service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Must be a graduate of an accredited Nursing program for Registered Nurses, and hold a valid license in the state of Virginia to practice as an RN. High school diploma/GED required.
Prefer Bachelor's degree in nursing. Must have one year experience in a psychiatric or substance abuse setting. Prefer 1 year experience in acute admissions.
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