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Therapist (MA/MSW)

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:


Sierra Vista Hospital is seeking a Therapist for our Outpatient Department. If you're passionate about working in the behavioral health setting and have the desire to join a team of healthcare professionals dedicated to serving our patients, we want to hear from you! Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare 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. The Sierra Vista Hospital location, a 171-bed psychiatric care facility located in south Sacramento, is a full-service mental health facility and a center of support for patients and their families. Since 1986, we have offered our clinical expertise to those suffering from emotional, behavioral and addiction problems. The Therapist is responsible for providing the treatment activities to the patient, which may include individual, family, group or couples therapy.

Education: Master's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, mental health or a related field preferred.Experience: A minimum of one (1) year direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting preferred. Experience in patient assessment, family motivation, treatment planning and communication with external review organizations or comparable license preferred.Licensure: LCSW, MFT, LPCC or License Eligible (for Adult programs)Additional Requirement: CPR certification Utilize clinical skills to ensure that all therapy conducted is appropriate to the patient population.Complete all psychosocial assessments on assigned patients in a timely manner.Ensure that patient's rights are upheld.Advocate for the lowest level of care consistent with patient needs.Function as a resource for patient/families/significant others.High social-risk case finding, required reporting and coordination/communication with other involved agencies. DISCHARGE PLANNINGWork with the Case Manager to develop clinically appropriate discharge plans.Provide family meetings to discuss appropriate discharge planning.Organize the use of resources to keep the patient as close to home as possible, provide liaison to aftercare providers and follow up after discharge to ensure efficacy of the discharge plans. TREATMENT PLANNINGParticipate in the implementation of the treatment plan and conduct an ongoing review of the plan to ensure effective implementation of all treatment interventions.Provide support and assistance to the patient and the patient's support system.Work with the Case Manager to formulate an initial discharge plan from information gathered during the assessment process.Planning/assist in an episode of care to identify services that will be provided if the patient is moved to a greater or less intensive level of care depending on the needs of the case.Provide feedback to the attending practitioner and treatment team members concerning continuing certification of days/services. Sierra Vista Offers:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Education Assistance
  • Challenging and rewarding work environmentWhy is Sierra Vista Hospital a great place to work?
    • Dynamic people
    • Team-oriented environment
    • Opportunity for advancement
    • Great training program for new grads!
    • Rewarding career opportunities EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skill set and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Sacramento , Therapist (MA/MSW), Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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