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RECREATION THERAPIST (BA) - (20915)

Universal Health Services
ENID, OK
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RECREATION THERAPIST (BA) - (20915)

Facility Name
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center
Location
ENID, OK 73701 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Behavioral Health - Therapist
Job Description

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is not just a hospital. We are a team of healthcare professionals focused on developing the best culture of quality care for our patients. We proudly hold the 1st Quality Award given throughout all UHS facilities nationwide. St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is located in Enid, Oklahoma, and is a subsidiary of, UHS, Universal Health Services Inc. UHS is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies. Our Medical Center was founded in 1915 and consists of 229 licensed beds. St. Mary’s is considered the economic, social, medical, political, and educational hub of Northwest Oklahoma. We are proud to serve Northwest Oklahoma by providing several progressive and comprehensive healthcare services. Here you will experience a team oriented environment providing the most technically advanced procedures in the region delivered in a respectful and dignified manner.

St. Mary's provides comprehensive medical and surgical services including progressive cardiac services; 24- hour trauma center and emergency services; dedicated women's center ; the Northwest Neuro-Science Institute, Joint Institute; diabetes care center recognized by the American Diabetes Association; Skilled Nursing facility; comprehensive inpatient CARF accredited rehabilitation unit, community resources center; CAP and AABB accredited laboratory; fully accredited cancer program, a Women's Imaging Center and Wound Care unit.

The Recreational Therapist is responsible for providing high quality patient care, displaying good skills in assessment, treatment planning, group and individual treatment. Additionally, they are responsible for functioning well as a member of the multidisciplinary team and participating in the community relations program.   

St. Mary's Regional Medical Center is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at St. Mary's 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 St. Mary's. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Mary's as a result of the referral or through other means.

     

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills, Licensure, Training & Travel Requirements (if applicable):

• Bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation or recreation with a therapeutic concentration required.

• Licensed/certified by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation required (CTRS) within 9 months of hire.

• 1-3 years’ experience required.

• BLS required.

• Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.

 

 

Job Functions

1.

Ensures patient dignity and respects patient's values.

2.

Operates within ethical standards.

3.

Ability to asses and reassess the needs of the patient.

4.

Proper documentation of assessments.

5.

Ability to communicate needs of patients.

6.

Conducts therapies in accordance with patient diagnosis and needs.

7.

Provides efficient discharge planning throughout treatment process.

8.

Completes progress notes and assessments according to program procedures.

9.

Contributes to the development of individualized treatment plans for each patient.

10.

An active member of the interdisciplinary team.

11.

Plans and implements the unit's activity therapy program, including planning of daily events, special events and providing in-service for other staff participating in the activity therapy program.

12.

Conducts divisional therapy program, including planning and coordination of all out-trips and arranging for guest speakers.

13.

Conducts activity therapy groups sessions, as assigned, displaying good theoretical knowledge of group principles and good group technique.

14.

Conducts individual activity therapy sessions as assigned displaying good theoretical knowledge and good treatment technique.

15.

Functions cooperatively as a member of the treatment team.

16.

Works sufficient hours to ensure effective performance.

17.

Provides ongoing education to patient and family as needed.

18.

Communicates effectively with families and agencies, conveying a positive professional image.

19.

 Provides resources and support for patient before, during and after treatment.

20.

Is a member of the Referral Development Committee.

21.

Actively involved in measuring patient performance.

22.

Communicates results and trends to supervisor.

23.

Provides feedback to supervisor on ongoing basis in regards to concerns, improvements, changes, etc..

24.

Identifies areas needing improvement and utilizes the facility performance improvement process. Actively participates in department process as required.

25.

Utilizes feedback regarding performance and uses supervision to improve performance.

26.

Insures facility is safe and reports deficiencies to supervisor.

27.

Completes all required competencies per program regulations.

28.

Keeps current on CEU requirements to maintain licensure status.

29.

Attends in-services, seminars, etc., to promote learning.

30.

Ensures confidentiality of all information encountered.

31.

Trained in CQI+ and follows procedures of CQI+.

32.

Timely and accurate submission of CQI+ outcome data on a weekly basis including responsiveness to weekly feedback.

33.

Completes progress notes in a timely and high quality fashion.

34.

Utilizes universal precautions at all times to prevent and control infection.

35.

Performs other duties as required and assigned.

 

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Posted: 2018-10-19 Expires: 2018-11-17

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