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Child Therapist - (7456)

Universal Health Services


Location:
DOVER, DE
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
7456
Universal Health Services
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Child Therapist - (7456)

Facility Name
Dover Behavioral Health
Location
DOVER, DE 19901 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Behavioral Health Support Staff, Social Worker
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.

Dover Behavioral Health is a mental health facility located in Dover, DE. Our treatment center provides mental health and addiction treatment services to individuals from Delaware, Maryland, and most other states throughout the US. Our experienced, caring professionals are the heart of what we do, providing superior inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare services for adolescents and adults. We provide consistent attention to our patients and are responsive to their individual needs. Our treatment programs are tailored to the needs of each patient and are developed and implemented through a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach that combines the skill and expertise of our healthcare professionals. All who turn to us for assistance will find a helping hand and a compassionate heart.

Dover Behavioral Health System is seeking dynamic and talented Child Therapist to lead our Child Day Program. The Child Therapist will deliver comprehensive clinical services that provide quality case management and psychotherapeutic services to child patients in an outpatient setting.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct psychosocial assessments to document patient history and identify preliminary issues for treatment focus by interviewing the patient and their family members.
  • Deliver high quality clinical care to acute child patients.
  • Assist patients to meet their biopsychosocial needs while enabling them to access through therapeutic treatment skills to achieve their optimal level of emotional health, including providing basic consultation, teaching, complete specialized clinical social work services for patients/families receiving care, crisis intervention, short-term and long-term family therapy, and providing information and referrals as needed.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans, ensuring that concise, realistic care plans are carried out.
  • Provide individual, group and family process-oriented therapies as well as conduct other didactic groups using various professional treatment modalities.
  • Act as the patients' and families' primary contact during the patient's stay at the facility, as well as their advocate with the treatment team.
  • Develop and coordinate an individualized discharge plan for the patient by utilizing the treatment team and chart information to determine aftercare needs.  Identify and assess family or community resources such as group homes, or mental health practitioners to meet the patient’s aftercare needs.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • A Competitive Total Compensation Package 
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan 
  • 401k plan with company match 
  • Generous Paid Time Off and flexible scheduling
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Licensure and CEU Assistance, including onsite trainings!
Job Requirements

MSW or Master’s Degree in a recognized mental health field

Must be working towards licensure; License highly preferred

A minimum of one year with direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention, treatment and/or clinical assessment skills preferred.

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