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Facility Name
UBH of Denton
DENTON, TX 76201 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Therapist
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.

University Behavioral Health of Denton is a private freestanding psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health and chemical dependency care.

Serving North Texas and surrounding areas since 2005, we provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients.

Our inpatient and day hospital services offer supportive and compassionate care for adolescents and adults through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients.

Position Summary:

The Lead Program Therapist performs social services functions to include assisting patients in meeting 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/psychoeducation, complete specialized clinical social work services for patients/families receiving care, crisis intervention, short-term and long-term family therapy, facilitate therapeutic groups, and providing information and referrals as needed. Collaboratively work with interdisciplinary treatment team for coordination and planning of patient care.

The Lead Program Therapist also consists of ensuring that Social Services team members are also conducting practice to at the optimal level of daily case management functions. Provide direct oversight to Social Services team members to ensure maintaining compliance with paperwork, patient engagement therapeutic activities and attendance. Milieu management support by way of ensuring therapeutic services remain on schedule and patients are actively engaging in services. Act as a “Staff Mentor”, by way of leadership, active services excellence education to peers and team members. Training of new therapist and mentoring their development as appropriate team member and clinicians to the facility.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off 
Job Requirements
Education: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or a Clinical related mental health field.

Experience: Preferred minimum 2 years experience in psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention. case management/discharge planning, must have strong clinical assessment skills, hospital experience strongly preferred.

Licensure: LMFT-A, LMFT, LPC-Intern, LPC, LMSW, or LCSW license required.

Additional requirements: CPR certification, Handle With Care, and Verbal De-Escalation training within 30 days of employment prior to assisting in a restraining procedure. Must be able to pass a competency exam for the area upon hire. May be required to work flexible hours and overtime.

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