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Master’s Level Therapist, Child and Adolescent Services - PRN - (15257)

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Master’s Level Therapist, Child and Adolescent Services - PRN - (15257)

Facility Name
Texas NeuroRehab Center
AUSTIN, TX 78745 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Counselor
Job Description

Position Summary:
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Texas NeuroRehab Center (TNC) provides complex medical and brain injury rehab, chemical dependency treatment for adults and neuropsychiatric treatment for youth. The capabilities of the facility as a whole allow for integrated and specialized care for children, adolescents and adults facing difficult challenges.

Texas NeuroRehab Center is currently accepting applications for a PRN Master's Level Therapist in the Child and Adolescent Program.  The candidate selected will be expected to fulfill a variety of responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Participates in the admission conferences in cooperation with unit Clinical Case Manager and communicates pertinent information to family, payer, and/or external case managers.
  • Assists the treatment team in coordination of patient programs and in developing a discharge plan for each patient.
  • Maintains an awareness of funding sources needs and status, and assists Clinical Case Manager where necessary.
  • Provides psychosocial assessment of patients and consultation regarding treatment issues.
  • Provides individual, group, and family therapy as needed.
  • Documents all clinical services provided.
  • Continuously improves clinical skills.
  • Maintains professional demeanor in dress, attitude, support of unit milieu, and hospital mission and philosophy.
  • Maintains mandatory training as required of the position.
Job Requirements

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Knowledge of rehabilitation and/or neuropsychiatric patient services with children and adolescents. Professional verbal and written skills needed for communicating the patient status, and treatment needs to payers, families, professionals, paraprofessionals employees of the hospital, and members of the patient's community. Able to maintain professional records and patient confidentiality and ability to maintain professional relationships with staff and patients. Knowledge of appropriate assessments, diagnoses, and interventions with patients. Knowledge of milieu management. Able to develop therapeutic relationships with patients and families. Skills in preparing and maintaining appropriate medical record documentation.

Education: Master's Degree in related field.

Licensure/Certification: Current Driver’s License or State issued Id. LCSW or LPC preferred, LMSW.

Experience: 2 years’ experience. Knowledge consistent with the disabilities and ages of patients in TNC programs preferred.

Physical/General Requirements: Able to sit or stand while interacting with patients, families, and staff. Able to write/type for extended periods of time. Able to travel between various hospital areas. Able to use telephone for extended periods of time. Able to deal with stressful situations and changing priorities. Able to sustain physical activity eight hours a day. Able to remain on feet eight hours per day. Able to lift, carry, and lower 25 pounds without assistance. Able to push patients in wheel chairs up and down hills and pursue running patients. Able to transfer patients to and from wheel chairs. Able to confront a dangerous and aggressive patient. Able to verbally communicate to de-escalate a crisis situation and accurately convey patient behavior and status. Able to visually observe to convey verbally or in writing patient behavior or to protect self and others from aggressive patients or other accidents. Able to write legibly and grammatically to convey patient behavior and information in the patient chart. Able to eat with and feed patients. Regular and expected attendance. Hearing and vision sufficient to perform essential job functions. Emotional stability and ability to deal with changing priorities. Able to physically restrain patients by individual or team restraint per hospital policy.

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.

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