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Expressive Therapist - PRN

Universal Health Services


Location:
ATLANTA, GA
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
194377
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Clinical Specialist
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Per Diem
  • Rehabilitation
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Expressive Therapist - PRN

Job Code:  194377
Facility: Anchor Hospital
Location: ATLANTA, GA US Southeast
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: .01
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. Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is the largest facility-based behavioral health provider in the country, with its subsidiaries operating 216 behavioral health facilities in 37 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. When UHS entered the behavioral health industry in 1983, we established a philosophy of caring for patients who need mental health services with kindness, dignity and respect, while we provide them with a supportive environment and treatment to help them heal.

Established in 1986, The Anchor Hospital campus of Southern Crescent Behavioral Health System is a 122-bed facility accredited by the Joint Commission that specializes in the treatment of behavioral health and addictive disease disorders for Adolescents, Adults and Senior Adults. Located in College Park, GA, Anchor Hospital serves Mental Health and Substance Abuse patients from all over the Southeast. We are committed to excellence in diagnosis, treatment and education. Patients who come to Anchor Hospital are in crisis and the road to recovery for Behavioral, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse patients is a difficult one. The staff at Anchor Hospital serve as compassionate guides who provide for our patients’ clinical needs.
The Expressive Therapist conducts the activities of Recreation Therapy in order to improve functioning and independence. The goal is to provide recreation resources and opportunities for all patients, with a focus on improving health and well-being. Develops and implements expressive therapy treatment plans that are age appropriate and consistent with overall treatment goals.

This position is responsible for:
  • Facilitating recreational therapy groups and organizing leisure programs.
  • Maintaining the clinical and administrative documentation associated with performed services.
  • Effectively contributing to discharge planning of patients.
  • Assisting in keeping supplies and equipment organized and in working condition.

 

Anchor Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Requirements

Credentialed Recreation Therapist, Art Therapist, Music Therapist, Drama Therapist, or other Expressive Therapy discipline.

Background check and drug screen will be conducted at time of offer

EOE

Drug-free Workplace


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