Tracking Code: 109272

Inpatient Therapist - Philhaven Mt Gretna Adult - Days / Evenings

Location: WellSpan Philhaven, Mount Gretna, PA
Schedule: Part Time

Part-time (16 hours biweekly)

Every other weekend; days and evenings

Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health Services

  • 44-bed Inpatient Unit, providing psychiatric care for ages 18 through older adults including diagnostic assessment, stabilization, and individualized treatment programs
  • Interdisciplinary team approach to care, providing a therapeutic milieu to provide a safe treatment space for our patients
  • Therapeutic groups and family treatment with a multi-disciplinary group of staff

The Inpatient Services is a multi-disciplinary treatment team that partners with our patients and includes:

  • A psychiatrist for leadership and daily medication management
  • A therapist to provide individual and family therapy as needed
  • Nurses provide around the clock care supervision
  • Activities specialists design and lead a variety of group sessions
  • Peer Support Specialists to provide support to our patients on their journey in recovery
  • A caseworker will partner with our patients throughout the stay to create a discharge plan unique to each patient's needs for a successful transition to home
  • Psychiatric technicians provide a therapeutic environment, meet requests as appropriate based on the unique treatment plan, and partner with our patients to ensure safety

Client groups offered and led by staff:

  • DBT informed
  • Mindfulness
  • Distress tolerance
  • Emotion regulation
  • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Hearing Voices
  • Wellness and Recovery
  • Nutrition
  • Chapel
  • Recreation
  • Social Skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Mindful Stretching
  • Self-esteem
  • Journaling
  • Therapist led groups

General Summary

Provides individual, group and/or family therapy. Provides preadmission screening to determine appropriateness for admission. Interviews patients and/or families to obtain psycho-social histories. Collaborates with the treatment team to develop a treatment plan and coordinates discharge planning.

  • Interviews patients and family members to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health history, and patient's personality traits.
  • Conducts individual or group therapy sessions. Assesses patients' progress and modifies or extends treatment program accordingly.
  • Provides therapeutic intervention with patient and family including individual, marital, parental, family and group therapies.
  • Documents current, accurate observations of care to the patient in appropriate records.
  • Coordinates care of assigned patients.
  • Assists in the implementation of education and training experience for interns and other designated students.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing, Walking, Sitting, Kneeling/Crouching, Repetitive Motions, Reaching Eye /Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting & Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (up to 50lbs)
  • Talking, Hearing - Frequently

Minimum Education:

  • Masters Degree Required in Counseling, Social Work or Human Service related field

Work Experience:

  • Less than 1 year Relevant experience. Required and

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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