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THERAPIST (MA/MSW) - (8068)

Universal Health Services


Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
8068
Universal Health Services
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THERAPIST (MA/MSW) - (8068)

Facility Name
Carolina Center
Location
GREER, SC 29650 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Social Worker
Job Description

Looking for a career that is rewarding both personally and professionally?

The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health is South Carolina’s leader in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance use disorder services. Conveniently located off of I-85 at exit 56 in Greer, our team of 300+ high-quality employees describe working here as “like family,” “supportive,” and “life-changing.” Our registered nurses, mental health technicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and therapists serve hundreds of adults, senior adults, and adolescents each month with the common goal of bringing hope back to their lives. There is meaning in this work and that’s why many of our employees say they found their calling at The Carolina Center. Find out more at www.thecarolinacenter.com.

We are currently looking for part-time Therapists to join our team of dedicated professionals.

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:

To provide quality case management psychotherapeutic services to adult, and/or adolescent psychiatric patient populations (age range approximately 12 and up) and their families, spouse, significant other. To serve as a member of interdisciplinary team supporting the organization’s treatment program and philosophy and assure the deliverance of quality treatment to adult, and/or adolescent patients and their families.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Able to facilitate therapy groups.

  2. Complete Psycho Social assessments.

  3. Maintains patient, program, department and related documentation.

  4. Effectively communicates with patient family or patient social support.

  5. Effective discharge planning skills.

  6. Effective oral and written communication skills.

  7. Substantial knowledge of therapeutic skills and can effectively use these skills to intervene with acute behavioral health patients in an Acute Hospital setting.

  8. Participate in restraint and seclusion of patients when required.

  9. Completes annual and other training in a timely manner.

  10. Participates in treatment care planning and helps implement treatment care plan.

  11. Supports hospital Service Excellence standards.

  12. Maintains CPR training.

 

OTHER JOB DUTIES:

  1. Carry out clerical and administrative assignment to support patient care and department and organization operations.

  2. Demonstrates conduct in keeping with CCBH’s ethical standards.

  3. Other duties as assigned.

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Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY:

 Prior experience in  inpatient setting preferred; Written and verbal communication skills, skills in case management, time management, and crisis intervention common to acute psychotic as well as non-violent crises intervention practice.  Knowledge of acute adult and/or child psychological disorders; advanced principles of abnormal psychology/ familiarity with follow up resource services  , skills in documenting  marital, family and group therapy.  Knowledge of 12 step recovery program; basic knowledge of detoxification assessment and treatment procedures; familiarity with disease concept of addiction treatment; ability to identify signs of withdrawal from major classes of abused substances and ability to apply this knowledge to the treatment of chemically dependent patients.  Skills in maintaining information as highly confidential.  Must demonstrate the ability to treat other age populations as needed or have the capacity to develop skills through the organization’s cross-training, orientation program.  In the absence of these qualifications upon hire, must demonstrate ability to learn these concepts and develop these skills within reasonable time frame.  Ability to clearly summarize pertinent clinical information via written correspondence and medical records documentation.

 

Must be able to set therapeutic limits and maintain distance with clients. Maintains therapeutic boundaries with patients during treatment and following discharge.  Must be able to address and prioritize multiple task demands within established time frames.

 

Master's degree in social work, psychology, mental health counseling or a similar educational degree with appropriate licensure preferred; experience in psychiatric hospital setting preferred; range of experience within the continuum of care preferred (e.g. inpatient, outpatient, or IOP, partial).

The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health is a part of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the Nation's largest and most respected hospital companies. UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

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