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Assessment Specialist

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


Fairfax Behavioral Health (a UHS facility): Fairfax Behavioral Health, founded in 1930, is a private, free-standing mental health hospital that specializes in psychiatric and detox treatment. We strive to meet and respond to the needs of our community by offering a continuum of care and evidenced-based programs at multiple locations within our region. We have behavioral health facilities and services located in Kirkland, Everett and Monroe, Washington. Mental and behavioral health challenges are a growing concern within our communities. Whether it is ourselves or a loved one, we will all likely be affected by behavioral health and mental disorders or illness. This drives our passion for providing evidenced-based outpatient and inpatient psychiatric treatment programs with successful outcomes.For more information, please visit us at Position Summary: Working as an Assessment Specialist at Fairfax allows you to collaborate and engage with a multidisciplinary team while working with an acute population. You will work with patients to assess their psychosocial needs and identify discharge plans by meeting 1:1 with patients and collaborating with families and/or outpatient providers by completing Psychosocial Assessments for all new admissions. The Assessment Specialist will work under the guidance of a Licensed Social Worker to meet all regulatory standards and requirements. We are looking for compassionate and skilled individuals to bring additional expertise and experience to our team. Use your therapeutic skills to watch the growth of patients and make a lasting impact. Wage Range:Minimum: $23.10/hourMaximum: $32.64/hour


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience; mental health field experience requiredAdditional Requirements
    • A LCSW, LMFT, LMHC or Agency Affiliated licensure required (can be obtained upon hire)
    • 1 year post-Bachelor's experience in a psychiatric health care setting preferred, not required
    • Direct experience with crisis intervention, case conceptualization, and discharge planning.
    • Strong clinical assessment and case conceptualization skills required.
    • Completion of CPR, First Aid, Handle with Care, and Verbal De-Escalation trainings required.*For those with Master's level associate licensure, Fairfax may provide supervision of hours to help our employees achieve their goal of independent licensure.* WHAT DO OUR CURRENT EMPLOYEES VALUE AT FAIRFAX BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND UHS? Our team at Fairfax strives to improve the status quo surrounding mental health by providing quality care and treatment through inpatient and outpatient services. At Fairfax Behavioral Health, we remove stigmas by building bridges and awareness within our community. One of the most rewarding aspects of this job is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the members of our community dealing with behavioral health challenges. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer co-workers 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 with UHS. BENEFITS:
      • Insurance:
        • Full time and part time employees (scheduled 20 or more hours per week) and their families are eligible to be covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance
        • Retirement Plans:
          • Employees are able to enroll in the Company's 401(k) plan or deferred compensation plan
          • Paid Time Off/Vacation:
            • Full-time Employees are eligible for 21 days of PTO annually. Part-time employees are eligible for also eligible for PTO depending on FTE.
            • Extended Leave Bank sick hours accrue at a rate of 1.85 hour per pay period for Full-time employees, and is prorated according to hours worked for part-time employees
            • Holiday hours are included in the PTO accruals
            • Additional Benefits Information:
              • EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice At UHS and all its subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Additionally, recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting our Compliance Hotline at: or 1-800-852- 3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Kirkland , Assessment Specialist, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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