Universal Health Services (UHS)Universal Health Services (UHS)

Job Description

Talbott Recovery Dunwoody offers dual diagnosis outpatient treatment just outside Atlanta's city limits. Day and Evening PHP and IOP programs are facilitated by licensed master's-level therapists and psychiatrists who specialize in treating addiction and co-occurring mental health issues. Talbott at Dunwoody is currently seeking a PRN Therapist for our Dunwoody, GA site to work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health; work with patients with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging. This is a PRN position to fill in when other staff members are out.


Position Summary:

Responsible for all aspects of client care and therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts individual and group therapy sessions with Intensive Outpatient Program IOP clients.

Responsible for updating referents.

Administers and evaluates urine analysis.

Participates in weekly staff meetings regarding each client and gives recommendations.

Conducts aftercare groups once per week at the IOP.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to inspire client confidence in Talbott Recovery and the Talbott Model of Treatment

Ability to consistently demonstrate through conduct and communications the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the Talbott Model of Treatment.

Working knowledge of 12-step program.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.

Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills. Proven ability to handle multiple projects under pressure.

Must have high level of interpersonal skills.

Position continually requires demonstrated poise, professionalism, tact and diplomacy.

Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization.

Exhibits excellent customer relation skills as evidenced by supportive and constructive communication with all contacts including coworkers, patients, residents, visitors, families and referral sources.

Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.



Education and Experience:

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

Valid licensure in the state of Georgia

Minimum 3-5 years experience in mental health or substance abuse field preferred 


EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


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