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Clinical Group Facilitator (MSW) - (121720)

Universal Health Services
Chicago, IL 60602
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JOB SUMMARY: Group Facilitator is to provide mental health group therapy sessions for adults, adolescents and pediatric populations for all inpatient units.

Assumes responsibility of quality educational and group psychotherapy treatment of patients within the program through the supervision and guidance of the Clinical Director. Prepare appropriate CBT and skill based groups according to the needs of the patients. Group facilitatorguides and direct patient during group sessions and observe pt. response to education.

Through the use of our EMR system group facilitator must documents group notes, support individualized treatment plans and progress toward treatment plan goals. The Group Facilitator maintains open communication lines with theDirector of Clinical services. Work collaboratively with milieu manager regarding all aspects of programming schedules and conduct groups per programming schedule.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education: Masters Degree in Social Work or Psychology is required.

Experience: Prior experience working with a psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient setting.

Licensure/Certification: Illinois Clinical Social Work License (LCSW)or Licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) preferred.

Knowledge: Must have knowledge of group dynamics, group safety and expertise to facilitate groups. Must have experience with CBT, Psychodrama, and skill based/evidenced based group therapy.

Able to work cooperatively with other hospital staff and involved community agencies. Good organization skills, as well as oral and written communication skills.

Supervision Received: Director of Clinical Services

Supervision Exercised: None

Line of Promotion: Director of Clinical Services

Working Conditions: Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. General hospital environment.

Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 20 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching and stooping.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

Job Classification: Exempt

This job classification in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The group facilitator provider will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by

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Posted: 2020-01-29 Expires: 2020-04-02

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Clinical Group Facilitator (MSW) - (121720)

Universal Health Services
Chicago, IL 60602

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