The PHP Therapist is responsible for conducting therapeutic services for Partial Hospitalization Program patients. They provide group counseling sessions. Therapists are responsible for interviewing and developing the psychological history, assessing the therapeutic needs of the individual and family, developing appropriate treatment objectives and treatment summaries.
Essential Job Duties:
Psychosocial assessment of newly admitted patients
Developing an update or detailed re-assessment of the patient
High-social risk case finding
Contact with family and others significant in the patient's life
Patient and family education
Support and advocacy
Coordination/liaison with community-based social and mental health agency(ies) regarding the pre-admission status of the patient
Member of the treatment team in development of treatment planning and subsequent planned interventions.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, mental health counseling or related field.
One (1) year direct clinical experience specific to family, individual and group therapy with patient with psychiatric diagnoses. For specialized issues or treatment modalities, training must be specific to these; abuse reactive, sexual offending, substance abuse, sexual trauma, vocational, play therapy, art therapy and relaxation therapy. Must have knowledge of human development over the life span.
Current license from the State of Florida, such as LCSW, LMFT, LMHC required.
Proficiency with Excel and Word is required
Good verbal and written communication skills in order to document assessments, treatment planning and interventions into a meaningful document. Must be able to communicate with members of the interdisciplinary treatment team, managed care representatives, children, adolescents, adults and patient families in a clear and concise manner.
Knowledge of individual, group and family therapy dynamics and techniques as related to cultural, social, economic, communication and role expectations within family systems.
Knowledge of clinical skills to assess treatment dynamics accurately and develop effective treatment strategies within the overall treatment plan.
Employees assigned to children and adolescents must have the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of child and adolescent needs, knowledge of growth and developmental stages and must possess an understanding of the range of treatment needed by this age group.
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This opportunity offers the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
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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.
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