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Adolescent Therapist Hospital Inpatient - LPC or LCSW (PPC or PCSW OK)

Universal Health Services


Location:
CASPER, WY
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
239989
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Adolescent Therapist Hospital Inpatient - LPC or LCSW (PPC or PCSW OK)

Job Code:  239989
Facility: Wyoming Behavioral Institute
Location: CASPER, WY US Mountain
Region: Mountain
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Allied Health,Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Professionals
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
JOB TITLE:   Adolescent Therapist
 
The Therapist is the point person for the adolescent and family at Wyoming Behavioral Institute.   At WBI, the therapist is responsible for completing the psycho-social assessment within 72 hours of admission, completing the 72 hour master treatment plan, providing individual, family and group therapy as prescribed and overseeing the patients discharge plan. Treatment is provided to clients with mental disorders and clinical addictions. He/she is responsible for providing accurate and timely communication, clinical consultation, and problem-solving and recommendations to referral sources and the treatment team. Rotates call after hours and for weekends and holidays. Will work primarily with Adolescents, but may also work with children or adults as needed.  Other duties as assigned. 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES REQUIRED:  
 
Master's prepared and licensed in the State of Wyoming by the Mental Health Professions Licensing Board. Two (2) years of progressive experience in therapeutic services, psychiatric acute care, residential care, partial care or equivalent is preferred; demonstrated ability to successfully meet licensing and accreditation standards. Must have knowledge of developmental tasks of children, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and apply knowledge in assessment and planning of care.  Knowledge of psychiatric illness and addiction in an inpatient hospital setting is preferred. 
 
PERSONAL TRAITS, QUALITIES & APPTITUDES: 
 
Demonstrates personal traits/behavior consistent with the values of Wyoming Behavioral Institute. Must be self-directed/self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills; must be flexible and have the ability to adapt as hospital, patient or family needs change. Must have good critical thinking/decision making skills and must have good understanding of systems and change processes. Must be able to: (1) perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure; (2) accept responsibility for direction, control and planning of activity; (3) make evaluations and decisions based on measurable or verifiable criteria; (4) work independently; (5) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality; (6) convey empathy and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress and/or grief; (7) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; (8) communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background; (9) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever changing, fast-paced health care environment; (10) perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual and/or dangerous situations; (11) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way; and (12) maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs.
 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR THERAPISTS WHO:

-Value therapeutic, interpersonal relationships

-Possess compassionate hearts towards those who lead unstable lives

-Desire to search for patterns of behaviors in unpredictable and often risky behavior

Come join our exciting and innovative multi-disciplinary treatment team.  We are a modern, dynamic, 90 bed Joint Commission accredited behavioral health hospital serving children, adolescents, and adults. 

>COMMITMENT TO SERVICE EXCELLENCE:

>Treat everyone as a guest

>Demonstrate professionalism and excellencein the things I do

>Practice teamwork

 Wyoming Behavioral Institute is owned by UHS (Universal Health Services), one of the largest providers of high-quality healthcare in the nation.  www.uhsinc.com

 
Requirements

Must be 21 years old or older and hold a Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work or a related field. 
Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed in Wyoming as an LCSW or LPC - We are pleased to work with those who hold provisional licensure (PPC, PCSW)
 as staffing and supervision levels permit.


We offer excellent team support, a great clinical learning environment with Multi-disciplinary Teams and a competitive salary.   

We offer excellent benefits including Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short and Long term Disability, 401K, Stock Purchase Option, and Flexible Spending Accounts.  We also have Paid Time Off and Extended Leave Bank. 

Wyoming has no State Income Tax!

To apply you can visit our website at http://www.wbihelp.com


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