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Case Manager/Therapist - (86272)

Universal Health Services
Ashland City, TN 37015
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Oak Plains Academy is seeking a dynamic and talented Case Manager/Therapist. The primary responsibilities are case management, but the ideal candidate will have previous therapy experience to assist in therapeutic services as needed. We are seeking a caring, compassionate, and dedicated team member to join our Foster Care department who is passionate about helping youth with mental health, behavioral and emotional issues. If you are seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of children in our care, we invite you to apply.

Oak Plains Academy is a comprehensive and highly structured 90-bed residential treatment center located on 25 acres of rolling hills in Ashland City, Tennessee. Oak Plains provides psychiatric and neurological treatment services for males and females, ages 5-17, who have significant history of emotional or behavioral issues. The clinical programs at Oak Plains Academy have been designed to address the needs of children and adolescents with a primary psychiatric/ neurological diagnosis. Residents receive an individualized treatment plan, geared to meet their personal needs. A professional team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, therapists, nurses, and teachers work closely with each resident to assist them to achieve there therapeutic and education goals.

This opportunity provides the following:

UHS is a challenging and rewarding work environment

Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

Competitive compensation

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, & Prescription Drug Plans

401K Plan with company match

Generous paid time off

Oak Plains Academy is a member of the UHS family. One of the nations 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 Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas 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.

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

Provides efficient and effective case management and coordination of services for children in the foster home program and therapeutic services as directed by the Foster Care Program Director.

Key Responsibilities:

Visits each assigned child per policy or as needed.

During visits to assigned home, completes the "Contact Log" sheet as per documentation policy.

Coordinates treatment-planning sessions, notifies all necessary parties, manages the meeting, and documents the progress and goals discussed as per documentation policy.

Attends court hearings as appropriate.

Advocates for assigned children, acts as a resource for assigned foster parents, and provides training and consultation to foster parents when appropriate.

Ensures implementation of treatment plan; consults with Program Director regarding issues with resources necessary for plan implementation.

Develops a Family Service Plan, monitors implementation of the plan, and locates all services and placements a child and/or family may need while enrolled in the continuum.

Documents progress and problems, maintains contacts with the custody department and Resource Managers, revises the Family Service Plan as needed, maintains ongoing contacts with the child and/or family, plans and implements them.

Provides or coordinates transportation services to the child and family to ensure participation in provided services, court hearing, foster care review hearings, case related meetings, family visits and related services.

Participates in on-call schedule to provide on-call services to foster parents. Reports and documents any on-call activities the next business day. Calls Continuum Director after hours for consultation as needed.

Reports any non-compliance with regulatory agencies or policies and/or any suspicions of abuse or neglect to Continuum Director or to proper authorities.

Consistently meets facility and regulatory training requirements by attending all mandatory meetings and training sessions as required.

Use active listening skills and appropriate tone and volume of voice, while offering a variety of positive coping skills.Always provide positive reinforcements and utilize tools from the TF-CBT training to help the client regain control of their behaviors.

Other duties as assigned.

Demonstrate all Service Excellence Standards and Principles.

Position Requirements:

The foster care Case Manager must have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or related Human Services Field. One year experience in working with children is required.

Valid TN State Driver License with appropriate Endorsements.

Ability to read and interpret reports and other legal documents such as permanency plans, and adjudication orders. Ability to write reports and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from administration, DCS, children and their families, and general public.

Physical Demands: Must be able to assist in home studies, must be able to drive up to and including 8

hours, must be able to stand for extended periods of time up to and including 8 hours, lift 75 lb. assisted or unassisted, must be able to stoop, bend, reach objects overhead, attend and manage meetings.

Posted: 2019-12-06 Expires: 2020-03-19

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