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Deltek Talent Management - THERAPIST (LICENSED) - (32190)

Job Details


Facility Name
MEMPHIS, TN 38114 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Counselor
Job Description


Position Summary

Responsible for providing individual, group and family therapy as needed.  Also responsible for completing intakes on new admissions, assistance with ACA interventions and clinical crisis management.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures orientation of new clients immediately upon admission.

  • Obtains history and presenting information as delineated in program policy.

  • Defines all relevant community sources affecting care and treatment of the consumer (e.g. attorney, family, case manager, etc.) and develops and follows contact plans and conjoint therapy plans.

  • Updates referring sources on patient progress, if/as approved by the individual in services.

  • Utilizes agency endorsed patient-centered therapeutic interventions and rapport-building practices, including motivational interviewing techniques, to non-confrontationally enhance consumer insight regarding diagnostic and usage patterns.

  • Documents treatment episodes, contacts, treatment plans and sessions according to periodicity and content requirements.

  • Responds to crisis as needed.

  • Performs all other duties as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to inspire client confidence in the FRN Staff and the FRN Model of Treatment.
  • Adhere to the JCAHO standards.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate through conduct and communications the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the FRN Model of Treatment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.

  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects under pressure.

  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, professionalism, tact and diplomacy.

  • Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization.

  • Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.

  • Exhibits excellent customer relation skills as evidenced by supportive and constructive communication with all contacts including coworkers, patients, residents, visitors, families and referral sources.

  • Knowledge of case management for dual diagnosis patients.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Ability to be physically mobile; however, long periods of sitting will be required.

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or move up to 20 pounds.

  • Position requires a great deal of work on the computer requiring manual dexterity and visual acuity.

  • A current, valid driver’s license is required for frequent business travel between locations.

  • Due to the 24/7 operational demands, must typically be available after normal working hours, weekends, and on holidays to manage emergencies that may arise.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) is challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within FRN & UHS and its subsidiaries

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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.



Job Requirements


Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field required.

  • Minimum 2 years of actual experience in mental health or substance abuse field required.

  • Licensure in a mental health related field preferred.


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