Universal Health Services Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago



Laurel Heights Hospital is a 112-bed facility located in Atlanta Ga. We are dedicated to providing youth with compassionate mental health treatment that encourages self-responsibility and personal growth. We provide psychiatric treatment to children and adolescents that present with a broad range of psychiatric, behavioral disorders and autism. A clinically skilled multidisciplinary team works to partner with the youth and family to accomplish their goals in a supportive and therapeutic environment.

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  • Be fully licensed in Georgia with a Master's degree in mental health/social services/counseling field to work with females/males, age range from 6-17 who are developmentally delayed, diagnosed with ASD and experiencing significant psychiatric and behavioral symptoms.

  • Plan and administers therapeutic treatment, behavior modification, and stress management therapy to assist residents in developing/displaying appropriate behaviors Changes method and degree of therapy when indicated by resident reactions/needs

  • Discuss progress toward goals with residents or families of residents such as medication regiment, family relationships, educational programs, social development, discharge plans or other behavioral problems.

  • Consult with psychologists/psychiatrists or other specialists concerning treatment plans and amends plans as required.

  • Maintain regular contact with other agencies/professionals regarding client progress in the therapeutic treatment program through phone calls, letters, and/or monthly reporting.

  • Develop and implement appropriate discharge planning with resident, family, and placing agency.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationship with external customers, families and residents and employees.

  • Have the ability to assess treatment goals and write goal-directed, individualized treatment plans, as well as the ability to monitor and document individual behavior patterns and modify treatment plans to meet changing treatment goals.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the therapeutic process and commitment to help the youth achieve their treatment goals. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage difficult client discussions.

  • Excellent organization skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors and outside agencies. Ability to work independently and in a group setting.

  • Proven track record of reliability and consistency of high performance.

  • Strong desire to learn and grow professionally.

  • Exhibits an exemplary work ethic by being highly organized, detailed and thorough.

  • Must have a valid Driver's License in state of residency.

Benefits for this position include:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans

  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program

  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!

If you would like to learn more about the Therapist position, please contact Rebekah Fisher (

One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


Education: Master's degree in Counseling/Therapy/Social Work or related field.

Licensure/Certification: Licensed in Georgia with LAPC, LPC, LCSW, LMSW, LMFT, or eligible to obtain license within 6 months of employment. Successful completion of New Hire Orientation (CPR certification, age-specific training, and the current patient aggression management training). Employee must have a valid Georgia Driver's License

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449

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