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Dance Movement Therapist (LICENSED) - (121038)

Universal Health Services
Streamwood, IL 60107
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    121038

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 80,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System is committed to the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees and applicants. It is our policy to ensure that both current and prospective employees are afforded equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, religious creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability in accordance with local, state and federal laws.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Applicants who are disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System (SBHS) is a 178-bed acute care facility located in Streamwood,IL and has been providing mental health treatment to the Chicagoland community and the state of Illinois since 1991. We are dedicated to offering services to meet the ever-changing emotional and behavioral healthcare needs of children, adolescents, and their families. SBHS has a Dance Movement Therapist position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:The Dance Movement Therapist functions as part of the multi-disciplinary teams and is responsible for the leadership of therapeutic expressive activity groups, both on the units and off the units. The position is responsible for assessing incoming consumers, planning groups and implementing groups, as well as documentation of the consumers specific to assigned unit. The Dance Movement Therapist is responsible for ordering materials as needed and maintaining an organized activity room. The Dance Movement therapist must demonstrate effective communication skills and possess a thorough working knowledge of the State of Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Act. The Dance Movement Therapist must be capable of effectively working with patients, clients and students of any age and demonstrate an understanding of normal growth and development as well as developmental stages. The Dance Movement Therapist must also possess knowledge of crisis intervention techniques. The Dance Movement Therapist provides therapeutic services to patients, clients, and students throughout the SBHS system including inpatient, PHP, IOP, and Innovations Academy Therapeutic Day School

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Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Masters Degree in a mental health/human services field is required. A minimum of two (2) years experience in a behavioral health care facility, with direct experience in providing art therapy in either a group or individual format is preferred; must have experience working with different age groups

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: LCSW, LSW, LPC or LCPC and DMT certification is required within two (2) years of employment. Primary Source Verification shall be required through Illinois Department of Professional Regulations.

UHSis 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 UHSvia-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 byUHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Posted: 2020-01-23 Expires: 2020-04-02

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Dance Movement Therapist (LICENSED) - (121038)

Universal Health Services
Streamwood, IL 60107

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