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Partial Hospitalization Program Therapist

Universal Health Services


Location:
STREAMWOOD, IL
Date:
04/21/2017
Job Code:
226211
Universal Health Services
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Partial Hospitalization Program Therapist

Job Code:  226211
Facility: Streamwood Hospital
Location: STREAMWOOD, IL US
Region:
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Therapy
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Professionals
FTE: .01
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

Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System (SBHS) is a 178-bed acute care facility located in Streamwood,IL and has been providing mental health treatment to the Chicagoland community and the state of Illinois since 1991. We are dedicated to offering services to meet the ever-changing emotional and behavioral healthcare needs of children, adolescents, adults and their families. SBHS has a registry Partial Hospitalization Program Therapist position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
The PHP Therapist is responsible for performing social service functions to include assisting clients in meeting their bio-psycho-social needs while enabling them through therapeutic treatment skills to achieve their optimal level of emotional health, including providing basic consultation, teaching, and specialized clinical social services for consumers/families receiving care. The PHP therapist will provide crisis intervention, individual therapy, short-term family therapy, group therapy, treatment planning and discharge planning. The therapist serves as an integral member of the treatment team and is also responsible for case management of consumer’s internal/external support systems and responding effectively to requests for information on a wide range of human service needs. Must be able to demonstrate effective communication skills and possess a thorough working knowledge of the State of Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Act. Must be able to effectively work with patients of any age population and demonstrate an understanding of normal growth and development as well as developmental stages, and must possess knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.
 
Requirements
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: A minimum of two (2) years experience in a behavioral health care facility, with direct experience in individual family and group therapies, crisis intervention and treatment skills is preferred; must have strong clinical assessment skills, with majority of experience focused on the child/adolescent population..
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: A Masters Degree in a related mental health field is required.  LCSW, LSW, LPC, LCPC or LMFT is required within two (2) years of employment. Employee may pursue designation of Clinical Psychologist instead of above licensures. Primary Source Verification shall be required through Illinois Department of Professional Regulations



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