Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected hospital companies in the United States. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. Our operating philosophy is to 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.
Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center is a Joint Commission approved and state licensed facility for 88 beds, which includes pediatric units, adolescent girls, adolescent boys, and MISA (Mental Illness Substance Abuse) unit. We are committed to providing youth with compassionate treatment that encourages self-responsibility and personal growth. Lincoln Prairie provides treatment to children and adolescents (ages 3-17) that present with a broad range of psychiatric and behavioral disorders. Lincoln Prairie offers an array of outpatient programs. We provide educational programs, enhanced Occupational Therapy services, Recreational Therapy, Art and Music Therapy, while utilizing a holistic treatment approach.
We are seeking a Program Therapist to support Lincoln Prairieâ€™s mission. The Program Therapist performs social service functions to include assisting clients in meeting their bio-psycho-social needs while enabling them to access through therapeutic treatment skills to achieve their optimal level of emotional health, including providing basic consultation, teaching, and specialized clinical social services for patients/families receiving care.Â The clinical social services provided includes crisis intervention, short-term family therapy, group therapy and discharge planning.Â The Program Therapist serves as an integral member of the treatment team and is also responsible for case management of patients internal/ external support systems.
The primary responsibilities of this position include:
Identify treatment plan impairments based on assessment findings.
Provide age appropriate (child/adolescent) clinical interventions (individual, family, group therapy) to patients as determined by assessment.
Responsible for attending patient staffing for patients in their caseload.
Responsible for documentation in client medical record following each treatment intervention.
Responsible for assisting in the discharge planning process for each assigned patient.
Responsible for case management of caseload and communication with all sources to ensure quality of care.
Coordinates client staffing and communicates with team on treatment issues.
Initiates milieu structure within program.
Responsible for developing age appropriate interventions and special programs for specialized patient populations.