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THERAPIST (LICENSED) - (18056)

Universal Health Services


Location:
Willow Park, TX
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
18056
Universal Health Services
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THERAPIST (LICENSED) - (18056)

Facility Name
Excel Willow Park
Location
Willow Park, TX 76087 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Category
Social Worker
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.

Millwood Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Licensed Therapist

POSITION SUMMARY

The Program Therapist performs social services functions to include assisting patients in meeting their bio-psychosocial needs while enabling them to access through therapeutic treatment skills to achieve their optimal level of emotional health, including providing basic consultation, teaching, complete specialized clinical social work services for patients/families receiving care, crisis intervention, short-term and long-term family therapy, and providing information and referrals as needed.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Formulate and conduct educational, therapeutic, and/or support groups.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, health care team members and
  • community providers regarding patient status and progress.
  • Interact and communicate with community agencies in assessment of and service to patients.
  • Provide liaison and referral services to community agencies and appears in court when requested or subpoenaed.
  • Maintain confidentiality in compliance with professional ethics according to professional and facility standards.
  • Identify opportunities for the program and participatein Performance Improvement projects and activities.
  • Continue professional development in individual, family, and group therapy and maintain professional development in personnel file.
  • Assist in the orientation of new colleagues and supervising student interns.
  • Complete Discharge Planning for all patients.
  • Assures that all components of Core Measures (HBIPS) related to HBIPS Tool are completed on the aftercare plan.
  • Conduct individual/couples/family counseling on scheduled time tables.
  • Evaluate and document effectiveness of interventions and patient responses.
  • Comply with required standards for medical/legal reporting situations (i.e. child abuse, dependent adult abuse, psychiatric commitment).
  • Represent the facility at legal hearings as requested, submits paperwork for legal holds in a timely fashion, act as liaison with conservator’s office.
  • Assess and identify psychosocial, educational, developmental and behavioral functioning of the patient/family system through established case finding mechanisms.
  • Document assessment update when there are significant changes in patient’s condition or readmission in the last thirty days.
  • Consult with families on emotional, social and financial aspects of care.
  • Complete Suicide Risk Assessment on each patient, once daily.
  • Respond to requests for social work services in a timely manner.
  • Meet the social work needs of the patient population being serviced.
  • Contribute to the effective functioning of the patient’s program and other facility-wide activities.
  • Report unsafe conditions to appropriate personnel.
  • Assure that patient’s rights are upheld.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of biopsychosocial factors and DSM-IV related to the ages of the patients served, and incorporate the knowledge base into the treatment plan.
  • Demonstrate a professional attitude and supports the objectives of the facility’s business development/marketing and guest relations philosophy through internal and external communications and interactions with all levels of staff, patients, family members, guests, community and referral sources.
  • Complete continuing care plan to address follow-up appointments within 7 days, primary diagnosis, reason for hospitalization and information provided to next level of care.
  • Complete Wellness Checks within 72 hours of discharge of patient and contact made with patient to extend to 14 days. Expected goal of 80 percent within 72 hours.
  • Complete Patient Satisfaction Survey 100 percent at discharge. Primary Therapist will forward all surveys to Supervisor in timely manner.

 

 

Job Requirements

::Position Requirements:

Education:    Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field.

Experience:   Requires a minimum of one-three (1-3) years experience in a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment skills; must have strong clinical assessment skills.

License:       Must possess a state licensure: LPC, LCDC, LMSW or LCSW.

Additional Requirements: CPR and CPI training must be completed prior to beginning work.  Must be able to pass a competency exam for the area upon hire.  May be required to work flexible hours and overtime.

 

This opportunity provides the following:
• 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

  

* 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.

 

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