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MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST at Rolling Hills Hospital in FRANKLIN, Tennessee

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Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Mental Health Specialist Franklin, TN

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, and compassion. The UHS Behavioral Health division has an opportunity for a Mental Health Specialist. At Rolling Hills Hospital, we offer behavioral health services for Adolescents, Adults, Adults with dual diagnoses, and Older Adult/Geriatrics. We integrate the principles of Service Excellence into our workplace and patient care culture.

At Rolling Hills, our mission is to offer compassionate, safe, effective behavioral healthcare treatment. We use solution-focused strategies and diligently strive for a safe and positive environment for patients, families, and employees. We never forget that we provide care and comfort to people in need.

The Mental Health Specialist assists in the direct care and management of patients across all age ranges with medical and behavioral issues under the supervision of the LPN/RN as directed by the treatment team. The Mental Health Specialist assists with unit programming to facilitate the carryover of therapy issues, leisure activities, and activities of daily living within the functional ability of patients and with consideration for the patient s level of growth and development.

Job Requirements


* Requires high school diploma or equivalent.

* Prefer bachelor's degree or college courses in health care, mental health, recreational therapy, education, and human growth and development.

* Proficiency speaking and writing the English language.


* Current CPR certification (training provided)

* Current Handle With Care (HWC) certification (training provided)


* Prefer one year's experience as a nurse's aide, mental health aide, psych aide, or the equivalent in a rehabilitation, psychiatric, or similar setting.

All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.

UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.