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Therapist - Partial Hospitalization Program - (124147)

Universal Health Services
Chicago, IL 60602
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::The PHP Therapist provides direct patient care under the supervision of the Clinical Program Manager. Primary responsibilities include the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention and activities of daily living. Conducts daily contraband searches. Conducts social history assessment interviews, produces a social work assessment or assessment update from the interview data. Documents in the medical record; psychosocial histories, discharge planning, patient contacts, treatment updates, etc. The Program Therapist is additionally responsible for the creation of individual and master treatment plans, implementation of programs, individual and family counseling sessions, and running group sessions. Creation and revision of group topics and materials. Documentation in the form of tracking sheets, progress notes, and group session notes for each patient and filing of same. Initiates and follows through on discharge/aftercare planning as assigned and provides support networks (DCFS, SASS, School Social Workers and teachers with updates on patient progress. Identifies appropriate referral for post discharge services and establishes rapport with same. Relative to the assessment, treatment planning and continuum of care processes, understands and considers basic growth and development milestones with interventions specific to the age and population served. Follow all policies/procedures related to release of information and Confidentiality. Attends multi-disciplinary treatment staffing as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education: Masters degree in psychology or related field required.

Experience: 1-3 years experience working with a psychiatric patient population preferred.

License/Certification: LSW or LPC preferred. BLS Provider certification through the American Heart Association and CPI certification required upon completion of orientation. BLS Provider and CPI certifications must remain active throughout employment.


Posted: 2020-02-12 Expires: 2020-04-01

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Universal Health Services
Chicago, IL 60602

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