- Competitive Salary Offered*
Come join our team and love what you do! We are currently hiring a Full Time Lead Eating Disorder Therapist for Fremont Hospital! The Lead Therapist acts as the clinical liaison between Fremont Hospital Adolescent Eating Disorder program and referring partners through delivering excellent customer service through active communication and provision of clinical services. The Lead Therapist participates in ongoing program development for the Eating Disorder program, including tracking and reporting out on outcome data and measures. The Lead Therapist provides therapeutic training and leadership to the Mental Health Technicians on the unit floor. The Lead Therapist will oversee the group therapy curriculum provided 7 days/week and provide education and training to the part-time therapist as needed. This position provides direct oversight and supervision of Part Time EDO Therapist.
The Lead Therapist is responsible for providing individual, group and family therapy services to patients admitted to the Fremont Hospital Adolescent Eating Disorder (EDO) Program and assists patients in meeting their bio-psycho-social needs. This includes enabling the patient through therapeutic treatment to achieve their optimal level of emotional health. Services provided are individualized assessment and consultation, specialized clinical services for patients/families receiving care, crisis intervention, short-term family therapy, and conducting group therapy. In addition, the Lead Therapist is responsible for managing the treatment activities offered to EDO patients in collaboration with unit staff, including: the level system; completing treatment plans, behavioral plans, and individualized treatment programming; interfacing with the physician led treatment team and providing clinical insight and guidance to the unit. The Lead Therapist conducts goals meetings with patients and their families, and discharge meetings to complete safety planning and safe transition to next level of care. The Lead therapist provides guidance, training and direction to other EDO program therapists and supports the Milieu Therapy team as needed.
Fremont Hospital is a fully accredited, 148-bed private inpatient psychiatric hospital providing quality care for children through adults. The facility provides a full assortment of care which includes assessments, inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, partial-hospitalization, intensive outpatient psychiatric treatment as well as chemical dependency outpatient care.
One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: 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 in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. If you have the desire to pursue a career in healthcare and provide compassionate care we want to hear from you!
Fremont Hospital offers comprehensive benefits for the Milieu Therapist position, such as:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
Generous Paid Time Off
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
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Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling psychology or related clinical field from an accredited college or university.
A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in behavioral health care, with direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention and treatment skills, and strong clinical assessment skills. Eating Disorders, Addiction, or Behavioral Treatment experience is preferred. In lieu of experience specialized education, training may be acceptable.
Active license Issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, or other applicable license: LCSW, MFT, or Licensed Psychologist.
Successful completion of CPR Certification.
Able to work overtime and flexible hours when needed.