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2018-08-172018-09-15

Activity Tech/MHT (PRN; Various Shifts) - (233622)

Universal Health Services
El PASO, TX
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Activity Tech/MHT (PRN; Various Shifts) - (233622)

Facility Name
El Paso Behavioral Health System
Location
El PASO, TX 79902 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description

El Paso Behavioral Health System is a free-standing 163-bed free-standing behavioral health hospital connected to a large outpatient clinic both featuring a variety of clinical programs and units for specific service lines designed to meet the needs of each special population.  We believe healing comes from a variety of therapeutic and innovative treatments.

El Paso Behavioral offers comprehensive benefits for the ACTIVITY TECHNICIAN PRN position, such as:

  • A challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries

What do our current activity techs value at UHS?

An environment that puts patient care first.  One of the most rewarding aspects of working as an ACTIVITY TECH PRN is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times.  Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career.  Supportive and responsive leadership.  Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc.  All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc.  To the extent any reference to “UHS or UHS facilities” on this website including any statements, articles, or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services’ subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware.  Further, the terms “we,” “us,” “our” or “the company” in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services’ subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware.  Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Activity Technician is responsible for planning and implementing activity/recreational therapeutic services for assigned program(s), which involves defining, and implementing treatment goals as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and providing continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Minimum of a high school diploma or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Recreational Therapy, preferred.

Experience: One (1) year of related experience in recreational/activity therapeutic services, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques and understanding of mental illness, preferred.

Licensure: Certification for Recreational Therapist, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Lifeguard or Ropes/Challenge Course Facilitators, preferred.

Additional Requirements: Handle with Care training must be completed within 90 days of employment and prior to assisting in any restraining procedures.  Competencies will be administered within 90 days of hire and annually via test taking, return demonstration, or the use of simulation.  Required to work flexible hours, overtime for hourly staff, some holidays, and weekends.  TB Test and CPR certification must be completed prior to working with patients.  Must have knowledge of CMS, TJC, TAC, OSHA, state and federal regulatory requirements, and hospital policies.

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