Therapist (Ma/Msw)- PRN Outpatient

Universal Health Services Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 2 months ago

::Palo Verde Behavioral Health (PVBH) is a 84 bed private psychiatric facility providing inpatient and intensive outpatient psychiatric services through treatment programs tailored to our patients needs for the purpose of creating positive outcomes. PVBH will build on the excellent skills of our current Psychiatrists, licensed registered nurses, clinical social workers and licensed professional counselors to support these programs.

Mission Statement: The mission of Palo Verde Behavioral Health is to provide the highest quality of psychiatric patient care through treatment programs focused on improving the lives of our patients and ensuring their experience during their stay supports their road to recovery.

Vision Statement: Palo Verde Behavioral Health will be recognized as the premier regional provider of innovative, compassionate behavioral health services, which enhance the health of our community. We will exceed the expectations of those served, maintain the highest standards, and promote a rewarding work environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Coordinates care and provides therapeutic Out Patient treatment for patients at Palo Verde Behavioral Health. This position is Per Diem or on-call/as needed.

Job Requirements



Staff must demonstrate knowledge and skill in provision of services to various populations including children, adolescents, adults, older adults and dually diagnosed patients in an inpatient and partial hospital setting.

Education: Masters Degree or Doctoral Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, or Professional Counseling

Experience: Minimum of 2 years' experience in mental health

Licensure/Certification: Preferred Licensure in area of specialty or actively pursuing and near licensure.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, time management, crisis intervention, and group and individual psychotherapy required. Must be at least 21 years of age and able to obtain and Maintain an AZ Class 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card.


Provide quality assessments and reports according to training and areas of expertise

Provide quality individual, group, marital, and family therapy according to training, specialties, and effectively manage time in clinical sessions

Facilitate productive therapy sessions and provide growth promoting experiences to patients

Develop initial rapport with patients & define clear and meaningful treatment goals for patients

Facilitate therapeutic movement towards treatment goals at an appropriate pace

Help develop and evaluate patient-specific treatment plans

Ensure treatment follows goals outlined in the treatment plan

Provide or arrange proper family therapy intervention

Develop and implement appropriate aftercare and discharge plans

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to observe patient behaviors and write notes in medical charts

Must be able to physically assist or restrain patients in compliance with the restraint policy.

Depending upon hours worked this opportunity may offer 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

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.

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. 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 UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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