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Universal Health Services
Franklin, TN 37064
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Activity Therapist, PRN

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nations largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, and compassion. The UHS Behavioral Health division has an opportunity for an Activity Therapist at our Rolling Hills Hospital location in Franklin, TN. At Rolling Hills Hospital, we offer behavioral health services for Adolescents, Adults, Adults with dual diagnoses, and Older Adult/Geriatrics. We integrate the principles of Service Excellence into our workplace and patient care culture.

At Rolling Hills, our mission is to offer compassionate, safe, effective behavioral healthcare treatment. We use solution-focused strategies and diligently strive for a safe and positive environment for patients, families, and employees. We never forget that we provide care and comfort to people in need.

The Activity Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing activity services for assigned programs, 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 under the direction of the Director of Clinical Services. The Activity Therapist responsible for assuring compliance of standards and regulations for all Activity Therapy staff. In collaboration with DCS, the ActivityTherapist establishes standards of practice, delivers effective clinical and fiscal management, and administers a comprehensive system of activity therapy group programming, scheduling of AT staff, program scheduling, adjunct therapies, and outpatient program assistance as needed.

Job Requirements

Education/Training: Master's degree from an accredited college or university in activity therapy, music, art, or related field required.

Licensure/Certification: Certification by state and/or national governing body in one of the following areas preferred: Certified Recreational Therapy Specialist (CRTS), Music Therapist Registered (MT-BC), or Art Therapist Registered (ATR).

Experience: Three (3) years of related experience with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred. Clinical and management experience preferred; experience in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings; demonstrated skills in working with diverse populations; experience in crisis, individual, family and group treatment; oral, reading, writing and mathematical skills at the master's degree level; public speaking, teaching and training skills; experience in program development; skills in interpreting and applying standards and regulations; organizational, time management, problem solving, crisis management and team building skills, and demonstrated ability to be creative, flexible and calm.

Posted: 2020-02-21 Expires: 2020-04-02

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