Licensed Therapist/Case Manager
Three Rivers RTC - Midlands Campus - West Columbia, SC

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Rivers Residential Treatment| Midlands Campus is a 59-bed comprehensive residential treatment facility for children and adolescents providing treatment for psychiatric and chemical dependency related illnesses.
We organize our treatment around helping children and teenagers remove barriers and develop interest in their futures and career aspirations. Our therapeutic model is collaborative; working with families, patients and agencies to maximize therapeutic goals and individual treatment.

Three Rivers Residential Treatment| Midlands is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute 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.

Our Mission: We strive to be a customer-focused organization staffed by highly trained professionals who are dedicated to patients, families, and the communities we serve by delivering quality behavioral health care that ensures safety and preserves dignity while enhancing the well-being of those who entrust us with their care.

The Licensed Therapist/Case Manager serves as the primary therapist and coordinates all treatment services for each patient in his/her case load.

The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
Provides case management for each patient assigned to his/her caseload to include contact with the referring agency as required by guidelines. Complete required case management documentation within required time lines.
Researches, performs and documents the psychosocial assessment of all patients within specific time frames.
Provides documentation in the clinical record of patient behavior, and interventions provided and their effectiveness on a daily basis, using the format approved the facility
Facilitates group therapy, family therapy, and individual therapy sessions and documents appropriately in the interdisciplinary progress notes.
Will review and present Master Treatment Plan of all patients in his/her caseload to the Treatment Team within the guidelines established by the facility, JCAHO, Medicaid, DHEC, state contracts and private insurance.
Attends Treatment Team
meetings with other therapists and attends treatment planning meetings to assist with the ongoing development of the patient’s Treatment Plan.
Researches, develops, and presents in-service training to staff to aid in program development and to increase others’ job knowledge.
Assists in training milieu staff to conduct Skills Groups covering topics as Independent Living, Assertiveness Training, Social Skills, and Problem Solving. Also co-leads Skills Groups.
Assumes portions of co-workers’ caseloads during their absence, to encompass all above described therapist/Case Manager duties.
Reviews assigned patients’ charts and milieu behavior on a daily basis.
Completes and charts the Initial Master Treatment Plan for each patient in his/her caseload within required time frames and admission.
Implements the Preliminary Treatment Plan within required time frames of the patient’s admission.

Requirements

Master’s Degree in a Human services field with a minimum of two years experience in a mental health profession.
South Carolina LMSW, LISW or LPC is required.
Must have a valid SC driver’s license in good standing.

Must possess knowledge of therapeutic relationships, therapeutic processes, adolescent growth and development, limit-setting and behavior management, crisis management of aggressive behaviors, verbal de-escalation and CPR.

Requires ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Demonstrates extensive knowledge of the network of state agencies, community resources, and aftercare. Demonstrates strong communication skills, written and verbal. Demonstrates the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, referral sources and general public. Has knowledge of assessment process, counseling, and psychopathology. Demonstrates ability to establish credibility and be decisive.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance 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 other means.

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