Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center, a subsidiary of UHS, is a beautiful, conveniently located, private 180-bed hospital that specializes in the treatment of drug addiction, mental health issues and concurrent disorders for adults as well as adolescents. Our professional staff members are committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive care that uniquely fits the intensity and severity of each patient's needs. This commitment extends to the family and community of our patients as a whole.
We offer a continuum of mental health and addiction services in a confidential, caring environment that promote crisis resolution, positive self- awareness, personal growth and problem-solving capabilities. Our overall goal is to provide patients the highest quality treatment possible for drug abuse and mental health issues in order to help them achieve good health and long-term sobriety.
Fort Lauderdale BHC is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, please visit our website at https://ftlauderdalebehavioral.com
We are pleased to announce the following available position:
Utilization Management Coordinator, Days
One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, United Health Services has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $11.4 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
Master's Degree, or RN Licensure from an accredited college or university in social work, mental health or a related field.
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) required or equivalent
A minimum of two (2) years direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting.
Experience in patient assessment, family motivation, and communication with external review organization or comparable entities.
Knowledge and Skills:
Skills in application of DSM methodology.
Excellent telephone etiquette, tact, and audible speech, with good enunciation.
Ability to interact effectively with persons of widely diverse roles, backgrounds, cultures, and socio- economic classes.
Effective oral and written communication skills and skills in analyzing and evaluating information.
Ability to concentrate on tasks and meet deadlines.
Intermediate computer skills.
Organizational, time management, problem solving, crisis management skills as well as flexibility, creativity, and the ability to manage stress
Understand appropriate clinical assessment, diagnoses, & interventions with patients.
Understand admission and discharge criteria and function.
Understand medical terminology, diagnostic terms, treatment modalities, and medical record keeping.
Understand psychiatric evaluations, medical consultations, lab results, medication management, and other components of patient treatment.
Sensitive and aware of diverse cultures and their practices
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.
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