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Pool Counselor (Masters Degree) - (110453)

Universal Health Services
Phoenix, AZ 85003
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To provide direct patient care to behavioral health patients to ensure the safety and well being of patients and staff.

1. Create and implement individualized treatment plan for patients in a timely manner. Treatment plan is consistent with the needs indicated in psycho-social history and appropriate assessments.
2. Consult with the intake department to determine if there are any referral sources that require communication with the therapist.
3. Verify that proper Release of Information is in place to allow for continuity of care between Calvary Center Inc., and patients primary care physician, personal therapist, referral source, employer, family members and any other invested party.
4. Communicate clearly and effectively either through written correspondence or telephonically with family members and other invested parties.
5. Adhere to all applicable HIPAA and confidentiality laws. Inform patients of these laws as appropriate.
6. Inform patients and family of duty to warn and duty to protect obligations.
8. Facilitate group therapy in a manner that optimizes peer experiences and input.
9. Create, update and present educational lectures to patients and family to provide pertinent information of the recovery process.
10. Participate in daily clinical flash meetings to effectively communicate daily updates and utilization progress to clinical team.
11. Participate in weekly case review of patients to discuss treatment progress and obtain peer input regarding treatment plan updates.
13. Complete clinical discharge summary no later than the day a patient is discharged.
15. Maintain open and positive communication with all departments.
16. Protect client rights by providing treatment that promotes client dignity, independence, individuality, strengths and privacy.
18. Adhere to Time and Attendance policy.
19. Adhere to all Calvary and UHS corporate policies and procedures.
20. Maintain professional demeanor in dress, attitude, support of milieu and Calvary Center philosophy.
22. Effectively use the utilization management system of insurance to maximize treatment for patients.
23. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Masters degree in counseling related field. Minimum 1 years of experience.

Professional Behavior and Development:
1. Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth and development through participation at in-services, workshops, staff meetings.
2. Is receptive to supervisory feedback and appropriately utilizes feedback.
3. Establishes own professional goals and plans for future growth.
4. Gives notification at least four hours in advance if not able to report for work and submits vacation requests for scheduled time off.
5. Exhibits flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of the patients and the department.
6. Utilizes effective communication skills in reporting pertinent information in a timely manner.
7. Informs supervisor of current activities and reports unusual occurrences, incidents or unexpected outcomes
8. Recognizes own limitations, seeks information and advice when unable to solve conflicts/problems on an individual basis.

Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-04-02

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Pool Counselor (Masters Degree) - (110453)

Universal Health Services
Phoenix, AZ 85003

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