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Universal Health Services Residential Therapist in KOUTS, Indiana


Midwest Center for Youth and Families is seeking a talented and dynamic Residential Therapist to join our team of dedicated healthcare professionals!

Available Shifts:

Sunday - Thursday, dayshift

Tuesday - Saturday, dayshift

Midwest Center for Youth and Families (a subsidiary of UHS) has been in operation since 1997, serving youth across the country that are in need of psychiatric treatment for variety of mental health issues. The Midwest Center is a respected healthcare provider, fully accredited, 74-bed private, residential treatment facility with locations in Valparaiso and Kouts, IN. We are dedicated to care of the hearts and minds of our patients with compassion and superior quality behavioral healthcare services through our full-immersion Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program for children and adolescents ages 10 - 18 who struggle with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges. Join us as the leaders providing service excellence to patients, their families and each other!


Position Summary:

The Residential Therapist carries out the responsibilities of obtaining social history information to familiarize clinical staff and physicians with the patient and any past/present problems. Acts as liaison with the patient’s family or support system and referral sources. Provides direct psychotherapy to patients in individual, family, and group settings. Assists with utilization review with third party payor sources.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

•Provide weekly individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy

•Formulate & implement initial Treatment Plan and Master Treatment plan with updates

•Work with family and/or referral source for appropriate and adequate discharge planning and aftercare

•Attend court hearings as necessary

•Attend weekly staffing

Benefit Highlights:

•Tuition reimbursement, up to $5250 annually, including four certificate/license-related classes

•YMCA membership discount

•Auto & Home insurance

•Computer Purchasing Program

•Mobile Wireless Carrier discounts - T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon

•Identity Protection & Legal Plans

•Family Planning Building Educational Resource

•Career development opportunities across UHS and our 300+ locations!

•Employee discount program

•HealthStream online learning catalogue with plenty of free CEU courses

•Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off•Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plans

•Short & Long-term Disability

•Personal Accident, Life & Dependent Life Insurance•Pet insurance

•SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program

•401(K) with company match, discounted stock plan

•Employee Assistance Program

•Drexel University tuition discounts

Work locations: Valparaiso & Kouts, IN

About Universal Health Services

One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. States, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.



Master's degree in social work, psychology or counseling required.


Prefer one year of experience working in a psychiatric setting with patients aged 10-18yrs. Must have working knowledge of DBT.

Requirements: Must be 21 years old

Licensure/Certifications: LCSW, LMFT, LMHC required. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must complete DBT skills training certification course within 6 months of hire.

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