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 81,000 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.
Summit Oaks Hospital, a 126 bed, private acute care hospital and chemical dependency treatment center, located in suburban Summit, NJ, fully accredited (by the Joint Commission), has been providing quality health care to adult, child and adolescent northeastern USA residents since 1902. The Hospital has been recognized in U.S. News & World Report, as one of the nation's best behavioral health hospitals.
The per diem weekendAssessment & Referral Shift Supervisor responsibilities shall include, but not limited to:
Taking the lead in conducting level of care assessments on patients seeking evaluation for psychiatric treatment and chemical dependency;
Provide crisis and supportive contact with patients and families;
Responsible for accurate and timely documentation;
Coordinating with referral agencies in facilitating step down/direct transfers admissions to both our inpatient and/or outpatient continuum of care;
Coordinating with insurance companies for authorizations of recommended treatment;
Providing excellent communication skills in fielding inquiry calls and/or referral information;
Completing the clerical process for inpatient admissions.
This position assumes leadership responsibilities assigned and assists with the day to day operations of the department; clinical support with staff for case presentations and treatment recommendations; daily review of MedSeries system for accurate data entry; maintain and update diversion program lists; assist/support with training of new staff; assisting in maintaining the department in the Director's absence.