Therapist (Outpatient) $7k Sign-On Bonus

Posted: 07/31/2022


Job Description


We are currently hiring for Full-Time, Part-Time and PRN Therapist Positions.

We have schedules to fit your needs including days, evenings, weekends, or remote options

All Full-Time positions are eligbile for our $7000 Sign-On Bonus.


Hickory Trail Hospital (a UHS facility):


Hickory Trail Hospital, a 86-bed behavioral health facility located just south of Dallas, has been providing quality health care to the residents of DFW since 1988. Hickory Trail Hospital provides inpatient and day treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults. Our professional staff individualizes care to uniquely fit the intensity and severity of each client's case and their family's needs. Because crisis occurs at all times of the day and night, our services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our Outpatient program (“Better Days” Day Hospital PHP/IOP) offers treatment for adolescents and adults Monday - Friday.  Better Days has earned exceptionally high client satisfaction scores, as we have compassionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated therapists who take pride in their work and focus on assisting clients in successfully reaching their goals.


We concentrate on promoting our mind-body-spirit therapeutic philosophy, ensuring clients are not only connected with our respected psychiatrists to address medication needs for mental health concerns, but we also offer animal-assisted therapy, music and art therapy, movement therapy, and other research-driven therapeutic approaches.


For more information about Hickory Trail Hospital, please visit our website at


Position Summary:

 Hickory Trail’s Outpatient Therapist role involves using evidence-based therapeutic treatment skills to assist clients in meeting their biopsychosocial needs, enabling clients to achieve their optimal level of emotional health.  This includes providing psychoeducational and skills building groups, process groups, individual and family therapy as needed, assessments, case management services, crisis intervention, and thorough aftercare planning. 



Education: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field.

Experience: One (1) year experience in a psychiatric, behavioral health hospital setting preferred.  Outpatient experience highly preferred.  Experience may be obtained as an intern. 

License: Must possess a state licensure: LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LPC-I, LMFT.  (LCSW supervision available)

Additional Requirements: CPR certification and CPI (management of aggressive behavior training). These certifications will be offered during New Hire Orientation if applicant does not currently hold.




An environment that puts patient care first.  One of the most rewarding aspects of this job is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times.  Supportive and responsive leadership.  You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer co-workers that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry.  Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career.  There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS.  



  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Free Basic Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program 

Universal Health Services (UHS)


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.


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 its subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path 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.  Additionally, recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc.  If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting our Compliance Hotline at:  or 1-800-852- 3449.