One of the nationâ€™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 Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâ€™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.
Hampton Behavioral Health Center is seeking dynamic and talented Mental Health Associates to work all shifts in our per diem pool.Â Hampton Behavioral Health Center is a private behavioral healthcare center and offers the most advanced behavioral health, diagnostic treatment services for adults, adolescents and older adults in both inpatient and outpatient programs. A commitment to excellence in diagnosis, treatment and education â€" these concepts are at the core of Hampton Behavioral Health Centerâ€™s mission.
The Mental Health Associate provides direct patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse and Clinical/Nursing Administration.Â We are looking for energetic individuals with a passion for healthcare and healing to be an interactive and essential part of care for our patients.Â The ideal candidate will understand the basics of psychology and human behaviors and have an interest in providing direct patient care in order to encourage a therapeutic milieu.Â You will provide assistance and supervision of patientsâ€™ activities of daily living by encouraging appropriate behavior; intervening when needed and preventing inappropriate behavior on the units.Â
This position will require you to be in charge of assembling and escorting patients for their prompt arrival to meals, programs, court, clinics and other designated activities. This will require a person who has a take charge mentality and a desire to lead patients in a compassionate but firm manner in their treatment plans.Â In order to be successful in this position you must have good documentation, organization and time management skills.Â You will be required to meet with assigned patients daily, and provide feedback to the treatment team on the patientâ€™s improvements and progress in implementing the Nursing Care Plan strategies.
While employees of Hampton Behavioral Health Center may be hired for a specific unit or specific shift, please be advised that all employees are required to work on any shift and any unit as required by business needs at any given time.Â
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Career development within Hampton and UHS
On site opportunities for Continuing Education
B.A./B.S. in health related field with one year of psychiatric experience preferred, preferably in an inpatient setting; or two years of experience in a psychiatric setting with evidence of participation in continuing education related to mental health preferred.Â Psychiatric inpatient experience for Adults, Adolescents and Dual populations preferred.Â Must maintain CPR and First Aid, Verbal De-escalation and Handle with Care Certifications.Â Â :