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THERAPIST (MA/MSW) - (36773)

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THERAPIST (MA/MSW) - (36773)

Facility Name
Skywood Recovery
MI US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Counselor
Job Description



One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.


Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.


Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


What we are looking for:

Skywood Recovery is looking for a dynamic Part-Time Limited Licensed Residential Therapist.  We are looking for someone with the 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.  If you are passionate about working with patients suffering from substance use disorders, this may be the career you have been looking for! Our team has a common goal: “creating lifetime relationships for long-term recovery."  This position is located in Augusta, MI.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures program schedule is maintained.

  • Assists patients with self-care and other living skills.

  • Maintains cleanliness, assist patients to develop appropriate cleaning skills by role modeling.

  • Directly performs daily living maintenance responsibilities.

  • Completes room checks, safety checks and patient supervision checks as directed.

  • Ensures orientation of new patients immediately upon admission.

  • Conducts psycho-educational groups with patients.

  • Utilizes motivational interviewing and patient-centered techniques when assisting patients.

  • Provides empathic, supportive approach to all patient interactions by acting as a sounding board for the individual.Confrontation is not used.

  • Obtains all medications from consumer at intake and secures according to policy.

  • Employs de-escalation techniques.

  • Utilizes local crisis response plan in case of emergency psychiatric emergency (i.e. suicidal/homicidal ideation or threats).

  • Documents according to periodicity and content requirements.

  • Conducts safety drills as described in FRN protocol.

  • Performs responsibilities according to guidelines, and applies performance feedback.

  • Participates in staff meetings.

  • Participates in training and meets FRN and licensure expectations related to training.

  • Performs all other duties as required or assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to inspire patient confidence in the FRN Staff and the FRN Model of Treatment.
  • 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 have high level of interpersonal skills. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, professionalism, tact and diplomacy.

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

  • 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.

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.

  • Limited Licensure in a mental health related field is also required.

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



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