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West Oaks Hospital

Houston, TX

Posted 6 hours ago

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Healthcare – Health Services


Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Join our Team! Behavioral Health Connections is a psychiatric mobile and tele-vide assessment service which provides mental health evaluations to patients experiencing mental health crisis. Our dedicated call center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and staffed by knowledgeable and caring Call Center Specialists who are the first point of contact for our referral sources. As a psychiatric assessment service provider, we offer patients in crisis mental health evaluations to determine and locate the most appropriate level of care.

BHC in Houston is seeking a dynamic and talented Mobile Assessor to join our team of compassionate, dedicated professionals.

Job Requirements

The Mobile Assessment Team Evaluator (“Assessor”) provides mental health assessments for contracted emergency rooms and/or hospitals, recommends the appropriate level of treatment based on the Assessor’s assessment of risk factors, and triages patients to appropriate services.   


  • Independently assesses mental health of patients in contracted emergency rooms and/or hospitals.
  • Must be able to facilitate transport to various hospitals within multiple counties.
  • Completes documentation related to the mental health assessment of patients.
  • Determines potential of risk to patient and others based on individualized assessment.
  • Provides Crisis Intervention for patients, as necessary.
  • Relies upon clinical training and acumen to determine the most appropriate course of treatment/level of care for patient.
  • Provides treating physician and ER Supervisor with level of care recommendation.
  • Discusses patient’s status, history, and level of care recommendation with patient’s family members, if available.
  • Counsels patients regarding recommended level of care; and provides at least three (3) referral choices to patient when the recommendation includes an inpatient/outpatient psychiatric/CD facility.
  • Initiates commitment process if necessary.
  • Initiates Memorandum Of Transfer process with ER RN/Director.
  • Provides ER/hospital with copy of completed assessment form and recommendations.
  • Tracks and submits list of patients seen, time of assessments and disposition of each matter to supervisor.
  • Adheres to all BHC and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to all hospital service excellence standards.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Behavioral Health or related field.


  • Current license in the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (“LPC”), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (“LMFT”), Licensed Master Social Worker (“LMSW”), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (“LCSW”), or Registered Nurse (“RN”).
  • Current CPR, if required by a customer hospital. (“Customer hospital” means the hospital to which BHC is contracted to provide mobile assessment services.)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.


  • Completion of appropriate internship, including the provision of individual, group or family therapy/counseling.
  • Experience providing individual, group and family therapy/counseling.
  • Mobile assessment experience preferred. 

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Generous Paid Time Off

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to “UHS or UHS facilities” on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services’ subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms “we,” “us,” “our” or “the company” in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services’ subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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.

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