Licensed therapist--per diem

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Heritage Oaks Hospital SACRAMENTO, CA

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Masters Degree


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 65,000 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.
Built in 1988, Heritage Oaks Hospital has long been
highly regarded as an integral part of the greater
Sacramento and northern California mental health system.
Conveniently located in the northern part of Sacramento,
Heritage Oaks is a fully accredited 125-bed acute
psychiatric facility offering a full range of
individually tailored treatment services to adolescents,
adults and senior adults. Heritage Oaks provides
confidential no-cost assessments as a community service.
The hospital is a Medicare provider, and has contracts
with most commercial health insurance plans, Medi-Cal
and Medicare HMOs. The candidate selected will be
responsible for the following:
The therapist performs social services functions to
include assisting patients in meeting their
bio-psychosocial needs while enabling them, through
therapeutic treatment skills, to achieve their optimal
level of emotional health, including providing basic
consultation, teaching, complete specialized clinical
social work services for patients/families receiving
care, crisis intervention, short-term and long-term
family therapy, and providing information and referrals
as needed.
Education: Master's Degree from an accredited college or
university, in Social Work or a related mental health
field and LCSW or MFT. Non-licensed applicants will not
be considered. Please do not apply if you do not have a
LCSW or LMFT in good standing.
Experience: Therapist requires a minimum of one year of
experience in a psychiatric health care facility, with
direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis
intervention, and treatment skills; must have strong
clinical assessment skills. Strong CD experience