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Outpatient Group Therapist - (15449)

Universal Health Services
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Deltek Talent Management - Outpatient Group Therapist - (15449)

Job Details

Outpatient Group Therapist - (15449)

Facility Name
Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System
STREAMWOOD, IL 60107 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Counselor
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion


Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System (SBHS) is a 178-bed acute care facility located in Streamwood,IL and has been providing mental health treatment to the Chicagoland community and the state of Illinois since 1991. We are dedicated to offering services to meet the ever-changing emotional and behavioral healthcare needs of children, adolescents, and their families.   SBHS has a Fee for Service Outpatient Group Therapist position available.  The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:The Outpatient Group Therapist performs social service functions to include assisting clients in meeting their bio-psycho-social needs while enabling them to access through therapeutic treatment skills to achieve their optimal level of emotional health, including providing basic consultation, teaching, and specialized clinical social services for consumers/families receiving care.  The clinical social services provided includes: crisis intervention, short-term family therapy, group therapy and discharge planning.   The Outpatient Group Therapist has the opportunity to provide individual therapy services. The Outpatient Group Therapist serves as an integral member of the treatment team and is also responsible for case management of consumer’s internal/external support systems.

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:   A Masters Degree in a related mental health field is required.  A minimum of two (2) years experience in behavioral health with experience in individual, family, and group therapies, crisis intervention and treatment skills is preferred; must have strong clinical assessment skills, with a majority experience focused on the child/adolescent population is preferred.  DHS/DCFS background/ knowledge is preferred.  Valid Illinois driver’s license is required.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: LCSW, LSW, LPC, LCPC or LMFT is required within two (2) years of employment. Employee may pursue designation of Clinical Psychologist instead of above licensures. Primary Source Verification shall be required through Illinois Department of Professional Regulations

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.



Posted: 2019-02-21 Expires: 2019-03-23

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