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Assessment Counselor for Partial Hospitalization Program - PRN - (11003)

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Assessment Counselor for Partial Hospitalization Program - PRN - (11003)

Facility Name
Holly Hill Hospital
RALEIGH, NC 27610 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description


At Holly Hill Hospital, we are patient-focused and passion-driven. For over 35 years, Holly Hill has served the Raleigh, NC community as a partner in behavioral healthcare, serving patients from childhood and adolescence through senior adulthood. We are passionate about excellent quality care in the treatment and recovery of adults, children, and adolescents with psychiatric and/or chemical dependency illnesses. Comprised of an adult campus and a state-of-the-art child and adolescent services campus, Holly Hill is perfectly located in a rapidly growing family-oriented community which is just hours from the mountains and the beaches, and surrounded by major universities.
Holly Hill is a part of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies with more than 200 facilities across the United States and the United Kingdom.

We continue to grow and expand our services to meet the demands of the community for inpatient psychiatric beds, and currently are recruiting for a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) Therapist.
The PHP Therapist responsibilities include:
  • Provision of quality psychotherapeutic and discharge planning services to all patient populations and their families.

  • Providing assessment, group treatment, family work, and discharge planning.

  • Serving as a member of interdisciplinary team supporting the organization’s treatment program and philosophy.


Job Requirements



Master’s Degree in Human Service field (e.g. Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, etc.)


At least 2 years experience in the mental health field, hospital experience preferred. 


·         LCSW, LPC, LPA or LMFT or active provisional license required

·         CPI Certification 

·         CPR Certification (Preferred)


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of developmental psychology and needs of various populations.
  • Knowledge of short term/acute care stabilization mental health treatment.
  • Knowledge of cognitive behavioral theory and systems theory.
  • Able to develop therapeutic relationships with patients and families. 
  • Knowledge of milieu management.
  • Knowledge of appropriate assessments, diagnoses, and interventions with patients. 
  • Ability to maintain professional relationships with patients, patient’s family members, staff and community personnel. 
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and high ethical standards
  • Assessment skills for evaluating mental illness and substance abuse in child, adolescent, and adult populations.
  • Facilitation skills for leading process, psycho education, and multifamily groups.
  • Treatment skills for working with patients and their significant others on safety in one or two sessions.
  • Organizational and telephone skills for setting up aftercare appointments and placement.
  • Professional verbal and written skills for communicating the patient status and treatment needs to employees of the hospital, payers, families, professionals, paraprofessionals, and members of the patient's community.
  • Skills in preparing and maintaining appropriate medical record documentation

Holly Hill Hospital offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, 401K with matching, voluntary supplemental benefits, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.

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.




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