at Universal Health Services in NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


For 40 years The BridgeWay has been connecting with communities throughout Arkansas and beyond. The BridgeWay offers a continuum of services designed to help children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing behavioral, emotional or addictive problems that can lead to fractured lives. Our team of professionals includes board-certified child/adolescent and adult psychiatrists, licensed clinical therapists, nurses and mental health associates who are here to help people reconnect with their families, friends and employers so that they may lead productive lives. Tucked within the wooded hills of Central Arkansas, The BridgeWay is just moments away from the major highways that unite Arkansans throughout the state. Founded in 1983 and accredited by The Joint Commission, our quiet campus has retained much of the cozy charm and character that existed then.

As a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team, the Therapist provides direct patient care including: completion of social assessments, formulation of treatment plans, provision of individual, group, family, and special focus group psychotherapy, and completion of discharge and continuing care plans. The Therapist interfaces with referral sources, community service agencies, businesses, employers, and healthcare facilities; the Therapist ensures compliance for quality patient care and compliance with the Joint Commission standards, State Health Department requirements, and all other regulatory standards.

The BridgeWay is part of one of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.’ Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


Licenses or Certifications:

+ Current Arkansas licensure in specialty.

+ Employee must be in good standing with licensing board and must maintain license as a condition of employment.

+ Employee should have current CPR and Handle with Care certifications, or must obtain within 2-weeks of hire (offered onsite).

+ Employee must maintain certification with CPR and Handle with Care as a condition of employment.

Total education, vocational training and experience:

+ Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling.

+ Must have documented experience working in the field.


1. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate in a clear, concise manner with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, hospital staff, and the public, as well as provide accurate and timely documentation and record-keeping.

2. Knowledge of the physical, emotional, and cultural characteristics of patients who have psychiatric, and chemical dependency, and behavioral problems.

3. Ability to continually identify and assess the emotional needs of the patient, and to measure the patient’s progress.

4. Knowledge of community resources.

5. Must be able to interact with patients, physicians, and hospital personnel in a professional manner.

6. Good organizational and time management skills are required to cope in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions, complex schedules, and fluctuations in census.

7. Physical demands include daily sitting, standing, walking, and movement, as well as meeting patients and families.

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.


At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449

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Job Posting: JC260289596

Posted On: May 24, 2024

Updated On: Jun 12, 2024

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