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

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

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

El Paso Behavioral Health System is a private 163-bed psychiatric hospital located in El Paso, Texas, specializing in mental health and chemical dependency care. We provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients. Our inpatient and day hospital, or outpatient, services offer supportive and compassionate care through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients.

El Paso Behavioral Health System is currently looking for an Activity Technician/MHT.  The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

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.

Job Requirements

The following are the job requirements for the Administrative Assistant position:

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.

ABOUT US: Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare 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.

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

Posted: 2018-12-11 Expires: 2019-01-09

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