Mental Health Specialist
Diamond Grove Center is a 55 bed, behavioral psychiatric hospital located in the beautiful neighborhood of Louisville, Miss. Diamond Grove Center features individual units for children, adolescents, and offers inpatient acute care, as well as residential treatment for adolescents. On average 1000 patients receive care from our compassionate health care team each year at Diamond Grove Center Hospital
Benefits for Mental Health Specialist:
If you would like to learn more about the Mental Health position before applying, please contact Laura Shotts, Chief Nursing Officer at Laura.Shotts@uhsinc.com and by phone at (662)779-0119.
What do our current Mental Health Specialist value at Diamond Grove Center & UHS?
An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Mental Health Specialist is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer mental health specialist and leaders that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement as a Mental Health Specialist with UHS.
One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
Previous experience as a hospital aide or as Treatment Assistant desired. Prefer a degree in a Behavioral Science field or the equivalent of documented experience. Will accept a High School Diploma/equivalent, with experience as a Hospital Aide, Treatment Assistant and experience.
Overall physical workload is medium. Must be able to transport, move and assist patients who are immobile. Ability to communicate orally and writing with others. Must be mobile throughout the facility and system entities to attend meetings and make rounds. Position requires flexible hours. Frequent sitting for long periods of time. Occasional operation of standard office equipment and computer. Frequent answering/using of telephone. Occasional conflict resolution; constant attention to multiple details. Frequent problem solving and decision making. Occasional exposure to stressful situations. Occasional exposure to body fluids and disinfectants.