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Therapist PRN

Universal Health Services


Location:
JACKSONVILLE, FL
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
191031
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Customer Service
  • Behavioral Health
  • Case Management
  • Clinical Specialist
  • Managed Care
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Per Diem
  • Psychiatric
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nurse Practitioner
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Therapist PRN

Job Code:  191031
Facility: River Point Hospital
Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL US Southeast
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Professionals
FTE: .01
Position Summary:

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

 

River Point Behavioral Health is a 99-bed treatment facility that specializes in quality behavioral health and substance abuse services for youth, adults and seniors.  We offer a full continuum of care through an integrated system of inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.  Progressive professionals in the fields of psychiatry, medicine, nursing, social services, education and activity therapy provide our  comprehensive services.

Provides individual and group therapy on assigned cases, including obtaining psychosocial and other assessment information, referral source contact, case coordination and discharge planning

Checks clinical department clipboard for needed assessment information and completes report within 72 hours, including weekends and holidays

Completes Patient Orientation/Handbook Acknowledgement as needed

Assures all case coordination is completed and documented in the chart

Assists with completing releases/consents as needed from patient and/or family

Assists with preliminary discharge plan formulation with the treatment team and family as an integral part of treatment

Ensures that therapies conducted are consistent with the goals and philosophies of the program and supportive of each patient’s individual treatment plan

Conducts didactic classes on specific issues relating to patients’ current needs

Documents appropriate assessments and notes in patient chart as per hospital policy and procedure

Charting is clear, concise, and reflects weekly treatment plan goals/objective on a timely basis

Completes group notes in a timely manner

Completes all treatment plans in a timely manner and includes all required clinical service objectives as needed

Assists the primary therapist with documentation as needed

Assists the primary therapist with case management as needed

Attends treatment team meeting as available

Provides feedback to primary therapist on problems listed on treatment plan

Checks the treatment plan for specific and measureable goals for the patient to achieve.  These should be short and long term goals

Documents referrals that are made for services not provided by the facility as needed

Assures that changes in diagnosis, legal status, medical issues, identified problems and discharge plans are discussed with the primary therapist

Maintains and exhibits knowledge related to the treatment of adults in an acute setting

Exhibits knowledge and skill related to group work with adults

Demonstrates an understanding of specific issues related to patients from age 18 through the older adult population

Demonstrates knowledge of external service which can be accessed for adults upon discharge

Provides dual diagnosis care, as deemed necessary, including group community resource work

Identifies alterations in sensory perceptual images, recognizing the differences between illusions, delusions and hallucinations

Provides assistance as needed to nursing/admissions staff when they are assessing an individual

Performs duties as assigned by Program and Department Director

Demonstrates knowledge of DSM-IV diagnostic criteria and the treatment of:

(a)   Eating Disorders

(b)   Somatoform Disorders

(c)    Mood Disorders

(d)   Dissociative Disorders

(e)   Gender & Sexual Disorders

(f)    Adjustment Disorders

(g)   Personality Disorder

(h)   Chemical Dependency

(i)     Anxiety Disorders

 
Requirements

Qualified candidates must have the following:

* Masters Degree in Psychology or a related field

* Must have at least 1-year inpatient experience

* Must be Licensed as LMHC, LMFT or LCSW or be license eligible

* Must be familiar with the Baker Act Process for the State of Florida

* Able to manuever throughout the facility

* Able to communicate effectively with physicians, patients, family members, referral sources and allied healthcare staff

* Able to effectively document progress of patients


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