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Therapist / PRN - (9023)

Universal Health Services


Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
9023
Universal Health Services
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Therapist / PRN - (9023)

Facility Name
St. Simons By-The-Sea Hospital
Location
GA US
ST SIMONS IS, GA 31522 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Counselor
Job Description

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UHS is 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.

                                                                           

Saint Simons By-The-Sea Hospital is a 101 bed psychiatric and addictive disease hospital for adults and adolescents. We strive to provide quality mental health treatment and addiction treatment services in the area. Located on Saint Simons Island, Ga., Saint Simons By-The-Sea's serene island setting ensures privacy and anonymity, enabling the patient to concentrate on recovery. Our hospital is conveniently located within driving distance of Jacksonville, FL, Savannah, GA, and other surrounding cities in the South Georgia and Northern Florida region. The hospital's comfortable, supportive environment helps put patients at ease. Saint Simons By-The-Sea's staff has extensive experience in the fields of addiction treatment, recovery, relapse prevention and mental health treatment.

Saint Simons By-The-Sea Hospital is seeking a Therapist to assess and counsel patients regarding psychological or emotional problems and develop and implement therapeutic treatment plan by performing the following dutiessupport the purpose and procedures of the entire intake and admission process.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following tasks: 

  • Perform psychosocial assessments and compile all pertinent documents to facilitate treatment planning on assigned patients.
  • Participate in treatment team sessions with completion of all treatment plan updates.
  • Monitor the progress of all patients assigned and update treatment plan, as necessary.
  • Conduct group and/or individual sessions as assigned.
  • Perform group/individual therapy and document progress notes.
  • Respond to any emergency situation involving patients in treatment.
  • Participate as a team member by cooperating with staff and demonstrate compromise and expression of opinions as appropriate.
  • Utilize chain of command in all aspects of program and follows organizations policies and procedures.
  • Contact and schedule counseling sessions with family, significant others, and involved agencies as appropriate.
  • Ensure that there is family contact within 72 hours.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services as required and perform duties as a positive role model for clients and colleagues.
  • Accurately, and efficiently, assess patients’ aftercare needs in collaboration with the patient, physician, and treatment team.
  • Provide patients with reasonable aftercare options and discuss each option in full with the patient individually, and/or with family as requested by the patient.
  • Collect releases of information to accurately research and refer to services.
  • Initiate contact with referral sources, community mental health providers, physicians, nursing homes, residential treatment facilities, halfwayhouses, and other placement options to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Schedules follow-up appointments with a psychiatrist and therapist within a reasonable time following discharge (Psychiatrist: 30 days and Therapist: 7 days).

 

This opportunity offers 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

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Master’s degree required and must be licensed eligible. 

Licensed Clinician in the state of GA preferred. 

Must have 1+ years related experience. 

Experience in an inpatient setting preferred. 

Knowledge of basic computer functions and ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must be able to successfully perform in a fast-paced work environment

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