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Universal Health Services Lead Psychiatric Care Specialist - Day Shift in AUBURN HILLS, Michigan


Lead Psychiatric Care Specialist -12 Hour Day Shift - 36 hours per week - 7:00 am - 7:30 pm - every other weekend rotation.

Havenwyck Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited and licensed psychiatric hospital, overlooking Lake Galloway in Auburn Hills, Michigan. We specialize in providing comprehensive, compassionate behavioral health services to children, adolescents and adults. It is the ulti mate goal of our dedicated staff to build strength, confidence and knowledge within each patient, in hopes that they may continue learning and understanding their needs and practicing self-care for the rest of their lives.

Havenwyck Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Lead Psychiatric Care Specialist to join our team of compassionate, dedicated professionals.

Position Summary

The Lead Psychistric Care Specialist is responsible for planning and implementing activity services for assigned program, which involves defining and implementing treatment goals as a member of the treatment team and provide continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients under the direction of the Milieu Manager. This position functions as an integral part in the training and oversight of the Psychiatric Care Association.

Duties and responsibilities, to include; but are not limited to:

  • Receive at least 8 hours of continuous education annually offered by the facility

  • Encourage other mental health technicians to take active roles in treatment of patients.

  • Formulate shift responsibilities with the Charge Nurse and facilitate PCS groups.

  • Assists with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.

  • Reports patient medical problems to the Registered Nurse.

    If you would like to learn more about this position before applying, please contact Havenwyck Hospital at 248-373-9200.

    Benefit Highlights

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan

  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries

  • Free Basic Life Insurance

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment Program (for some degrees/restrictions apply)

  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program

    What do our current employees value at Havenwyck Hospital and UHS?

    An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of this job 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 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.

    About Universal Health Services

    One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. www.uhs.com


  • High School Diploma or GED required, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred.

  • Two (2) years of related experience required. Knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques and understanding of mental illness preferred.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience training and developing other staff members in psychiatric patient care techniques or at least one (1) year of experience performing similar duties at facility.

  • Successful completion of approved Basic Life Support and approved Crisis Prevention Intervention & Behavioral Management training. Certification may be obtained during new hire orientation.

  • Employees must be in good standing (employment/corrective action history, evaluation, etc.) to be considered for internal transfers. EEO Statement

    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.


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