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Social Worker, Weekdays PRN - (15562)

Facility Name
Brooke Glen Behavioral Hospital
FORT WASHINGTON, PA 19034 US (Primary)
Career Area
Social Worker
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare 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 healthcare 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.

Brooke Glen Behavioral Hospital (BGBH), a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), is located on an 11-acre campus in picturesque Fort Washington, Pa., a small suburban town of Philadelphia. Our 146-bed facility provides a safe and comfortable environment for patients suffering from mental illness and behavioral disorders.

The Social Worker performs social services functions to include assisting patients in meeting their biopsychosocial assessment needs while enabling them to achieve their optimal level of emotional health. This includes providing basic consultations, teaching, and specialized clinical social work services for patients/families receiving care. Crisis intervention, short-term family therapy, group therapy, the facilitation of interagency meetings, treatment planning, & discharge planning and the provision of referral information is also service provided by Social Worker.

Job Requirements

Masters Degree from an accredited college or university, in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field.

Preferred Experience:  Minimum of two (2) years in a psychiatric health care facility or equivalent, with direct experience in individual, family and group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment skills; must have strong clinical assessment skills. Will consider internship experience 

Additional Requirements:  Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.  Successful completion of CPR/AED training and successful completion of Crisis Prevention  (CPI) training including de-escalation and appropriate use of seclusion and restraint required prior to assisting in the procedures including restraint and seclusion policies within thirty )30) days of employment, and prior to assisting in restraining procedures.  May be required necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his or her assigned program.  The individual must demonstrate knowledge f the principles of growth and development over the lifespan and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific need.



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