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2018-08-172018-09-15

Program Therapist (PRN; Varied Shifts - Weekdays and Weekends) - (153350)

Universal Health Services
El PASO, TX
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Program Therapist (PRN; Varied Shifts - Weekdays and Weekends) - (153350)

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

The Program Therapist/PRN-Therapist perform social service functions to include assisting patients in meeting their biopsychosocial needs through 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.

El Paso Behavioral Health System is a free-standing 163-bed free-standing behavioral health hospital connected to a large outpatient clinic both featuring a variety of clinical programs and units for specific service lines designed to meet the needs of each special population.  We believe healing comes from a variety of therapeutic and innovative treatments.

El Paso Behavioral offers comprehensive benefits for the PROGRAM THERAPIST PRN position, such as:

  • A challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

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 90 days of obtaining required license.

Experience:  Program Therapist/PRN 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/PRN 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 90 days of employment.  Proof of licensure will be required within 90 days of employment.  Exceptions will only be made on an individual basis and at the discretion of the Director of Clinical 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 30 days of employment and prior to assisting in any restraining procedures.  Competencies will be administered within 30 days of hire and annually via test taking, return demonstration, or the use of simulation.  Required to work flexible hours, overtime for hourly staff, 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.

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