One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Lakeside Behavioral Health System provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking to be part of a team-oriented and compassionate organization. Our staff tell us that our team is their number one reason for working at Lakeside, although we offer competitive compensation, excellent comprehensive benefits, opportunities for advancement, tuition assistance, and paid time off.
Since 1969, Lakeside has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Memphis and Mid-South region. The 345-bed facility is one of the largest free-standing psychiatric hospital in the United States.
We are located on a serene 37-acre campus in northeast Shelby County, serving as the setting for the treatment for children, adolescents, young adults, adults and seniors. Lakeside's comprehensive programs treat disorders such as bipolar disorder, psychological trauma, depression and anxiety, mental illnesses and addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism, drug addiction and substance abuse.
Key Responsibilities include:
The Trainer is responsible for the Handle with Care trainings and refresher trainings for management and front line employees. The Trainer works under the direction of the Staff Development Director to implement training programs that ensure nursing employees will create a therapeutic and well-managed milieu. The Trainer also leads Handle with Care training initiatives, keeps track of staff training delinquencies, compiles training packets, and on occasion responds to nursing units in crisis to ensure patient and staff safety.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. The Staff Trainer must demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of the department and hospital.
::Bachelor's Degree in Social Services, Psychology or related field required. Must have one year of experience in a behavioral health care setting.
Experience in an educational setting highly preferred. Prefer knowledge of adult education, milieu management, hospital administration, and Handle with Care techniques. Must possess knowledge of psychiatric group processes, therapeutic relationships processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting and behavior management, crisis management with aggressive behaviors, and CPR training.
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