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Universal Health Services
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Deltek Talent Management - LEAD THERAPIST (MA/MSW) - (24698)

Job Details


Facility Name
Gulf Coast Treatment Center
FORT WALTON BEACH, FL 32547 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Therapist
Job Description


Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. 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. UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds 9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community. 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.

Gulf Coast Youth Services in Crestview FL is currently seeking a Licensed, Master's Level Therapist to join our team. Under the direction of the Director, the Therapist provides for the delivery and documentation of age/population specific psychotherapy and social services and assists family members and referral sources with continuum of care from the admission process through discharge planning.


  • Completes psychosocial assessment. Obtains information basic to psychosocial assessment and information related to diagnosis/treatment experiences, age, developmental stage, life style, traits/disorders and psychopathology. Completes treatment plan, treatment plan revisions, and monthly progress reports.
  • Promotes safe and therapeutic interdisciplinary patient care through consultation and supervision, effective communication, interactions with and training of direct care staff as needed, and milieu interventions. Uses de-escalation, mediation, conflict resolution and other less restrictive responses in relationship to the level of the patient while safely managing patient aggression. Provides targeted intervention for identified clients.
  • Provides clinically sound individual, family, and group therapies within required time frames and establish therapeutic relationships with patients and families. Conduct individual, group and family therapy using therapeutic approach specified in the patient’s treatment plan. Report known and suspected abuse to appropriate entities. Set, prioritize and coordinate treatment goals with patients.
  • Provide quality documentation for psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, therapies, court reports, discharge planning, staffing, eligibility reviews, and medical records within required time frames.
  • Collaborate with the treatment team regarding the need for continued care or discharge, and communicate discharge plans and aftercare effectively with patients, families, referral sources, and treatment team. Access internal and external resources on clients' behalf.
  • Measure interventions against expected outcomes and modifies as indicated.
  • Provide education/consultation to client/family, treatment team and community. Communicate psychosocial impact of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment interventions.
  • Assist Risk Management with investigations regarding patient care and reported abuse, neglect. Comply with standards, policies/procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Contribute to program development designed to meet joint goals. Contribute to performance improvement and quality improvement initiatives. Identify need for professional growth and seek appropriate professional development opportunities Completes other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements


  • Masters Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or other Human Service field.
  • Active Florida State license as LMHC or LCSW preferred.

This opportunity provides 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
  • Generous Paid Time Off

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.




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