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Social Worker - MSW - Psychiatric Unit Per Diem

Universal Health Services


Location:
SHIPPENSBURG, PA
Date:
03/23/2017
Job Code:
211576
Universal Health Services
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Social Worker - MSW - Psychiatric Unit Per Diem

Job Code:  211576
Facility: Roxbury
Location: SHIPPENSBURG, PA US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Social Work/Case Management
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 1.0
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.

Roxbury Treatment Center is a private 112-bed sub-acute detoxification/rehabilitation and psychiatric center located at the foothills of the scenic Blue Mountains. In our 60-bed chemical dependency unit, detoxification is conducted under close medical supervision. This unit includes our Military Initiative Program designed to treat active military personnel dealing with chemical dependency and mental health issues. The team of physicians and our around-the-clock nursing staff provide the needed assessment and care. The Recovery Program offers a professional approach to the treatment of chemical dependencies. Our treatment team includes Certified Addictions Counselors, Masters and Bachelors level clinicians, and nurses.


Roxbury also has an acute psychiatric unit treating individuals with mental illnesses who need short-term hospitalization. This program specializes in treating adult patients who are suffering from co-occurring disorders; mental illness and substance use/abuse issues. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program.

An acute psychiatric unit treating adolescents between the ages of 13 - 17 is currently in operation at Roxbury Treatment Center. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program helping teens deal with mental illness and co-occurring disorders.

Roxbury is currently recruiting a Per Diem (as needed) Social Worker for our Acute Psych Department.
While employees of Roxbury Treatment Center may be hired to work on a specific unit, Roxbury will assign staff to work when and where the facility may have a need for their skills.

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.



 
Requirements
Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree from an accredited college in social work preferred. Master’s Degree in other related field considered. Two years work experience in a mental health or co-occurring disorders setting preferred. 
Knowledge:
Prefer knowledge of social work/case management, discharge planning, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, family therapy theory and practice. Prefer knowledge of social work/case management, discharge planning, group leadership skills, age specific growth and
development, crisis and behavior management, family therapy theory and practice. 


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