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East Clinic Outpatient Program Therapist (FT; 8:00a-5:00p) - (34280)

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East Clinic Outpatient Program Therapist (FT; 8:00a-5:00p) - (34280)

Facility Name
El Paso Behavioral Health System (formerly UBH)
El PASO, TX 79902 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Counselor
Job Description

El Paso Behavioral Health System is a private 163-bed psychiatric hospital located in El Paso, Texas, specializing in mental health and chemical dependency care. We provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients. Our inpatient and day hospital, or outpatient, services offer supportive and compassionate care through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients.

El Paso Behavioral Health System is currently looking for an Outpatient Program Therapist for our Eastside Clinic.  The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

The Outpatient Program Therapist performs social service functions to include assisting patients in meeting their biopsychosocial needs by enabling them to access therapeutic treatment skills and achieve their optimal level of emotional health and stability.  In addition, the program therapist will provide basic consultation, teaching, individual and group therapy, family sessions, and crisis intervention services.  Furthermore, they are an active participant in providing information and initiating referral services for the patients’ served.


Job Requirements

The following are the job requirements for the Outpatient Program Therapist position:

Education:  Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field.  Must have a license in good standing or be within six months of obtaining required license.

Experience:  Program Therapist requires a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a mental health field.  Must have strong clinical assessment skills and direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment planning.  Must possess experience in properly documenting services rendered to our patients.  Preferred psychiatric facility experience.  

License:  Program Therapist must possess a state license at the time of employment.  In the event that candidate does not possess a state license, he/she must obtain it within six months of employment.  Proof of licensure will be required within six months of employment.  Grace Period: For current employees of EPBHS hired prior to 07/31/2016, licensure will be required within six months of receiving this notification.  Exceptions will only be made on an individual basis and at the discretion of the Director of Outpatient Services.

Preferred Licensure Requirements:  Texas License in Social Work or clinical related mental health field.  This is to include but not limited to LPC-Intern, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, and LCDC.

Additional Requirements: Handle with Care training must be completed within 90 days of employment and prior to assisting in any restraining procedures.  Competencies will be administered within 90 days of hire and annually via test taking, return demonstration, or the use of simulation.  Required to work flexible hours, overtime for hourly staff, some holidays, and weekends.  TB Test and CPR certification must be completed prior to working with patients.  Must have knowledge of CMS, TJC, TAC, OSHA, state and federal regulatory requirements, and hospital policies.

ABOUT US: 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 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.

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.

Posted: 2019-02-21 Expires: 2019-03-23

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