UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES, Inc. (UHS) is one
of the nation's largest and most respected health care management
companies, operating through its subsidiaries of 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 sucess comes from a responsive management style and a service
philosophy based on integrity, competence and
Dover Behavioral Health System is a private
psychiatric facility providing behavioral health care services to
adults and adolescents. DBHS is located in a beautiful campus
setting east of Dover, DE offering inpatient and partial
hospitalization for adolescents and adults. Treatment includes
comprehensive individual assessment; psychiatric evaluations and
medication stablization; physical exam and follow up; dual diagnosis
programming and many other services which guide the patient to a
Dover Behavioral Health System currently has
an opening for a PRN (as needed) Social Worker. The candidate
selected will be responsible for the following:
mp;n bsp; Conduct psychosocial assessments to document patient
history and identify preliminary issues for treatment focus by
interviewing the patient and their family members.
Participate in the development and
implementation of treatment plans, ensuring that concise, realistic
care plans are carried out.
Provide individual, group and family
process-oriented therapies as well as conduct other didactic groups
using various professional treatment modalities.
Document treatment provided to patient in
medical record legibly and in a timely manner.
Develop and coordinate an individualized
discharge plan for the patient by utilizing the treatment team and
chart information to determine aftercare needs. Identify and assess family or
community resources such as group homes, or mental health
practitioners to meet patient’s aftercare needs.
Conduct and attend regular treatment team
meetings to provide social work perspective to total case management
of the patient with the interdisciplinary team by presenting
patient’s case and progress towards treatment plan goals,
making treatment recommendations, and actively coordinating each case
with all members of the treatment team.
Report any incidents or suspected incidences of
sexual/physical abuse or other issues to community/state agencies,
and represent the facility in any legal proceedings.
Provide backup services for incoming assessment
and referral calls.
Assess patient’s stage and extent of
chemical use when appropriate.
mp;n bsp; Communicate with
referral sources and other appropriate parties regarding
mp;n bsp; Participate in
department and other program or clinical and administrative meetings
and support maintenance and development of clinical program
mp;n bsp; Will adhere to all
safety policies and safe work practice.
mp;n bsp; Will adhere to all
hospital policies and procedures.
mp;n bsp; Perform other duties
mp;n bsp; Support facility
internal and external customer service standards.
mp;n bsp; Follow Dover
Behavioral Health System’s Time and Attendance
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assitance from
search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls
or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at
UHS via 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 by UHS as a result of the referral or through
MSW or Masters Degree in a recognized mental health
field. LPC, LMSW or LCSW preferred
Universal Health Services - 13 months ago