WellSpan Health Allied Mental Health Professional - York Hospital Inpatient Behavioral Health- FT day/eve in York, Pennsylvania

Allied Mental Health Professional - York Hospital Inpatient Behavioral Health- FT day/eve

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Job Description

This position is eligible for incentives.

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General Summary:

Under general supervision, provides individual, group and/or family therapy. Interviews patients and/or families to obtain psycho-social histories. Collaborates with the treatment team to develop a treatment plan and coordinates discharge planning.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are essential job accountabilities: 1 Conducts individual or group therapy sessions. Assesses patients' progress and modifies or extends treatment program accordingly. 2 Provides therapeutic intervention with patient and family including individual, marital, parental, family and group therapies. 3 Interviews patients and family members to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health history, and patient's personality traits. 4 Documents current, accurate observations of care to the patient in appropriate records. 5 Coordinates care of assigned patients. 6 Assists in the implementation of education and training experience for interns and other designated students. 7 Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.

Department Description:

Inpatient Behavioral Health (BHS) at York Hospital is a very diverse 63 bed acute care unit, serving patients 18 and older with a variety of mental health diagnoses and medical comorbidities with a primary focus on crisis stabilization. We are one department that has 4 units (A, B, C and D), each having a different level of care and acuity. Patients are admitted as either a 201 (Voluntary) or 302 (Involuntary) with an average length of stay of 7 days, with some patients staying longer and others staying fewer days. BHS has a strong collaborative team made up of Psychiatrists, Medical Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers, Therapists, Psychiatric Technicians and Unit Secretaries that work as a team to provide exceptional patient care, along with our consult team which provides support services for all of York Hospital.

About WellSpan:

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations. The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program. WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities." IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry.

The Community:

WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you’re seeking. The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours. Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.

If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you’ll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.

Required Skills

Minimum Education: Master's Degree

Minimum Experience: 6 - 12 months

Required Experience

Drug & Alcohol experience required

Job Location

York, Pennsylvania, United States

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Additional Scheduling Info

Day shift and 1 evening per week.

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