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RECREATION THERAPIST (PRN)

Universal Health Services


Location:
GREENVILLE, SC
Date:
09/18/2017
2017-09-182017-10-18
Job Code:
217932
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Clinical Specialist
  • Geriatrics
  • Long Term Care
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Per Diem
  • Rehabilitation
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RECREATION THERAPIST (PRN)

Job Code:  217932
Facility: Carolina Center for Behavioral Health
Location: GREENVILLE, SC US Southeast
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: .01
Position Summary:

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.

 

The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health is located in Greer and convenient to Greenville and areas throughout Upstate, SC. Our facility specializes in psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment for adolescents, adults and senior adults. To meet the diverse needs of the community, an array of inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient programs focused on mental health and substance abuse treatments are offered.

Will Work PRN (as needed).

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:  Serving as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, to provide therapeutic recreational, music and activity services to geriatric, adult, or adolescent patients under the facilities’ care for emotional or substance abuse problems.

 

1.    Attends mandatory training

2.    Assesses patients' level of functioning and need for adjunctive therapy services.

3.    Develops and implements activity therapy treatment plans in concert with the interdisciplinary treatment team.

4.    Maintains the clinical and administrative documentation associated with services rendered.

5.    Participates in the on going implementation of the department's or service's continuous quality improvement plan.

6.    Participates in special assignments and projects in interest of organization

7.     Participates in activities which enhance professional growth and development.

8.     Demonstrates conduct in keeping with CCBH’s ethical standards.

9.     Complies with facility safety, infection control and security program.

10.  Supports facility service excellence standards.

 

Will mainly work Monday, Friday and Saturday for 15 to 20 hours.

 

 
Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY:

Bachelors' degree in relevant field preferred (e.g. recreational therapy, music therapy, art therapy, dance therapy, or occupational therapy).  Recreation Therapy Certification preferred. College level reading, writing, and math skills; assessment, evaluation, and interpretation skills; knowledge of psychiatric and addictive disease diagnoses and treatment; flexibility; time management and organization skills; teaching or training skills helpful; understanding of, or ability to understand, DSM IV methodology; inpatient psychiatric experience preferred.  Willing to work flexible hours and willing to travel, including overnight, in work capacity; must exert self-control in volatile or hostile situations; able to respond well to deadlines.


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