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Program Manager

Job Code:  93312
Facility: Timberlawn Mental Health System
Location: DALLAS, TX US
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Category: Allied Health
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Timberlawn MHS  a 144-bed behavioral health facility located in Dallas, TX  is looking for a seasoned / dedicated Program Manager that has extensive experience with Dual Diagnosis.

The Program Manager provides supervision of clinical services on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Timberlawn Mental Health System and licensing for the State of Texas. The Program Manager is responsible for direct supervision of social service staff on the designated unit. It is their responsibility to insure that the following services are provided in a timely and professional manner: psychosocial assessments, individual, group and family therapy, participation in treatment team planning, discharge planning/case management service, crisis intervention and liaison services with referral sources and other departments within the hospital.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position.


Masters’ degree in Social Work or Master’s degree in Counseling or Psychology.

Texas Social Work License required (LMSW or LMSW-ACP) or LPC

Prior experience working with a psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient setting. Prior supervisory experience is preferable.

Prefer knowledge of case management, discharge planning, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, family therapy theory and practice.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Drug and alcohol free as evidenced by negative results of post-offer, pre-employment urine drug screen.

Must be CPR certified


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