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Assistant Director of Admissions
Universal Health Services Washington, DC

Assistant Director of Admissions

Universal Health Services
Washington, DC
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
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Assistant Director of Admissions/Intake and Assessment Department


The Psychiatric Institute of Washington is a130-bed facility with inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization programs. Excellence in behavioral health programs for children, adolescents and adults has been the mission of The Psychiatric Institute of Washington since it opened nearly 50 years ago. As the first and only free standing psychiatric care facilities in Washington, DC, our team has a reputation for providing innovative treatment and care. We strive for excellence, never losing sight of providing patients with hope – hope that although their stay is relatively brief, they may find their way to a brighter future.  


The Psychiatric Institute of Washington is seeking a talented and dynamic Assistant Director of Intake/Admissions and Assessment to join our team of dedicated healthcare professionals! The incumbent is responsible for assisting in managing and supervising the Clinical Assessment Center and the coordination of this service with other hospital departments, in providing service to patients. 


Key responsibilities include:

  • supervision of Clinical Assessment Center staff
  • monitoring and directing inquiry calls
  • organizing tasks related to the operation of the Clinical Assessment Center
  • compiling and reporting statistical information.  

Benefit Highlights:

  • Free Parking
  • Pre-tax Metro SmartTrip Benefits 
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Loan Forgiveness
  • Orientation (Could earn 20 CEUs) * Career development opportunities across UHS and its 300+ locations
  • Diverse programming to expand your experience and energize your career
  • HealthStream online learning catalogue with plenty of free CEU courses
  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off days
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision/Hearing (VSP, Lasik Savings, hearing aids, Diabetic eyecare plus) and Prescription Drug Plans
  • Voluntary Benefits: Nationwide Pet insurance, Identity Protection, MetLife® Legal Plan, Computer Purchasing Program, Discount Program, Auto & Home Insurance, Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, FSA
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan, purchase shares of UHS common stock at a 10% discount through payroll deductions




  • Current licensure in the mental health field with minimum of five (5) years psychiatric assessment experience.
  • Two years supervisory experience.  OR a Bachelor’s degree in the mental health field with a minimum of ten (10) years experience conducting psychiatric evaluations and two years supervising psychiatric assessment staff.
  • Demonstrates ability to engage in a therapeutic relationship by maintaining appropriate boundaries and effective limits.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities.
  • Ability to work in high stress work environment and maintain high energy level to attend to varied tasks.
  • Demonstrates placing a high priority on serving external and internal customers in a timely and courteous manner.  Follows up until needs are met.  Demonstrates polite, cooperative and respectful behavior to customers. 
  • Demonstrates respect, empathy and consideration toward all external and internal customers.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport quickly and confident use of skills for interviewing, crisis intervention, and clinical assessment.

About our parent company Universal Health Services (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, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.’ Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


E-VERIFY Statement

PIW participates in E-Verify. We will provide the Social Security Administration, and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Please note that we do not use this information to pre-screen job applicants.


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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Universal Health Services job posting for a Assistant Director of Admissions in Washington, DC with a salary of $55,400 to $70,700 Yearly with a map of Washington location.