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Group Therapist - (22392)

Facility Name
Oak Plains Academy
ASHLAND CITY, TN 37015 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Behavioral Health - Counselor
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.

Oak Plains Academy is seeking a dynamic and talented Group Therapist.

Oak Plains Academy is a comprehensive and highly structured 90-bed residential treatment center located on 25 acres of rolling hills in Ashland City, Tennessee. Oak Plains provides psychiatric and neurological treatment services for males and females, ages 5-17, who have significant history of emotional or behavioral issues. The clinical programs at Oak Plains Academy have been designed to address the needs of children and adolescents with a primary psychiatric/ neurological diagnosis. Residents receive an individualized treatment plan, geared to meet their personal needs. A professional team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, therapists, nurses, and teachers work closely with each resident to assist them to achieve there therapeutic and education goals.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • UHS is a challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, & Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401K Plan with company match
  • 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.

Job Requirements

The Group Therapist has assigned groups for whom he/she provides group therapy and completes timely documentation for services provided. Group Therapist will assist Clinical Therapists with new admit paperwork and assessments.

In addition to the duties of the Group Therapist, the Licensed Group Therapist will rotate an ‘on-call’ status with other Licensed Clinical Therapists to perform duties required by the facility for one hour processing of Physical Restraints/Holds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet/ Greet new admits within 24 hours of admission.
  • Conduct Psychosocial assessments with residents upon admission to facility within 72 hours of admission to the facility.
  • Provide group therapy.
  • Collaborate with other staff in coordinating therapeutic services.
  • Coordinate group activities to ensure that treatment plan goals and objectives are met.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, timely, and appropriate clinical records and other required information.
  • Maintain communication with Clinical Therapist for each resident.
  • Coordinate with other staff to evaluate the needs of the child and obtain resources to meet those needs.
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of Handle with Care, Verbal De-Escalation, and the TF-CBT approach in session, in the milieu, and in the classroom.
  • On-Call Rotation as needed by facility to meet requirements of all governing agencies.
  • Other services as needed.
  • Demonstrate all Service Excellence Standards and Principles.

Position Requirements:

  • The Group Therapist position requires a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology, or Social Work, or related field from an accredited graduate program.
  • Physical Demands: Moderate to heavy.Satisfactory health, strength and stamina to meet the physical, mental and emotional demands and stressors that position requires:walking, running, standing, lifting, irregular working hours, and assisting with the restraint
  • This position requires use of "Handle with Care" protective hold procedures as a last resort for protection of residents and staff.
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