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Type: Full Time
Highlands Behavioral Health System is an 86 bed, acute care psychiatric hospital located in Littleton, CO. Highlands features individual units for adolescents, adults, and seniors, and offers inpatient acute care, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs.
Highlands Behavioral Health System offers comprehensive benefits for the Behavioral Health Advocate position, such as:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
Generous Paid Time Off
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Please apply at https://www.uhsinc.com/careers/.
What do our current nurses value at UHS?
An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a BHA/MHT is providing excellent care, comfort, and security.
The Behavioral Health Counselor manages the immediate milieu of patients, facilitates group therapy, aids with activities of daily living, and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment, under the direction and supervision of the Charge Nurse.
* Consistently provides supervision for assigned patients. * Facilitate psycho-educational groups. * Clearly documents observations of patient behavior. * Performs basic housekeeping tasks required to maintain patient living areas. * Ensures safety of patient at all times. * Ensures Patients Rights and Confidentiality are maintained. * Escorts patients to events away from the facility such as recreational and other activities, Court for conservatory or other hearings, Emergency Room or clinician office as necessitated by their physical condition. * Promotes a positive working environment by demonstrating respect and tolerance for age, gender, race and choice of lifestyle.
Demonstrates required attendance and reliability.
* Assumes responsibility for professional development and ongoing education; discuss personal goals for continued development with supervisor and/or DON. * Promotes, by education and example, a therapeutic environment. * Maintains a professional appearance and attitude at all times. * Demonstrates required attendance and reliability. * Promotes safety by attending mandatory in services and complies with all safety measures initiated by the facility.
High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelors degree in human services field preferred. Minimum of two (2) years of education focused on nursing, psychology, social service, medicine or related field or completion of EMT, CNA, Medical Assistant, Security Training program or equivalent preferred. At least one year relevant experience preferred.
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.