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If you are looking for a professional employment then apply for the ADOLESCENT PHP SUPPORT STAFF PT offered by the Mesilla Valley Hospital. The new position is offered at their Las Cruces, NM 88012 locations.
Job: ADOLESCENT PHP SUPPORT STAFF PT
Company: Mesilla Valley Hospital
Location: Las Cruces, NM 88012
Mesilla Valley Hospital (UHS facility) is a free-standing psychiatric hospital in Las Cruces, New Mexico that provides mental health and drug & alcohol addiction services for adolescents, adults, and seniors. Mesilla Valley Hospital has been in operation since 1987, serving those in need of treatment for a variety of psychiatric and substance abuse issues. Mesilla Valley Hospital is a 120-bed facility, providing access to quality behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment to residents of New Mexico, West Texas and Arizona.
Mesilla Valley is currently recruiting for a PART TIME Outpatient Support Staff.
The Outpatient Support Staff therapeutically interacts with patients participating in specific programming and assists in maintaining the safety and cleanliness of the group setting. Collaborates closely with the Outpatient Therapists to provide a therapeutic milieu under their guidance. Outpatient Support Staff are expected to use training skills consistently. Outpatient Support staff may assist in monitoring UA collections. Support Staff will be required to assist in transporting patients to and from the group setting utilizing company vehicles in accordance with Mesilla Valley Hospital policies and procedures. The Outpatient Support Staff will also assist in monitoring and maintaining patient documentation and chart organization.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: High School Degree/GED plus four years experience required; Certified Peer Support Worker plus four years experience required; or Associates Degree in a Human Services field and two years experience required; or Bachelors Degree in a Human Services field and one year experience required; experience working with the target population for the specific time frame is required. Must have a current valid driver’s license.
SKILLS: Must have prior experience working with the target population (Substance Abuse & Chemically Dependent). Knowledge of chemical dependency signs, treatment planning techniques and response protocol. Ability to interpret signs of chemical, alcohol, substance abuse and dependency. CPR, 1st Aid and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training must be completed within 90 days of hire date.
Ability to sit, stand and walk for long periods (up to 8 hours).
Ability to lift and carry up to 25-50 pounds.
Ability to reach above and below the waist, turn, twist and manipulate small tools (copier, computer, telephone, calculator, safe, fax machine).
Ability to frequently push/pull carts up to 100 lbs.
Ability to handle hazardous/infectious waste, or respond to exposure to blood and body fluids.
Ability to move frequently in the completion of job requirements.
Ability to handle a variety of repetitive tasks.
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks under deadlines and with short notice.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.
ABOUT US: Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care 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. 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