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RECREATION/ACTIVITY THERAPIST - (104992)

Universal Health Services
Las Vegas, NV 89101
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  • Job Code
    104992

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Spring Mountainis seeking a dynamic and talented candidate to join our Recreational/Activity Therapy team.

The Recreation/Activity Therapy team member:

  • Complies with goals, objectives and procedures for the Activity Therapy Department.
  • Complies with standards for patient participation in Activity Therapy.
  • Plans Activity Therapy program involving such activities as leisure, education, sports and games, singing, dancing, creating music, exercise programs, and occupational programs; participation in a variety of sensory, motor, educational, and social activities.
  • Teaches patients the skills and techniques required for participation in activities and evaluates patients progress, attitudes and behavior as related to their rehabilitative potential.
  • Adapts program according to the needs of the individual patients.
  • Studies patients reactions while they are engaged inactivity therapy activities and prepares progress notes reflecting their reactions to the Activity Therapy program.
  • Identifies patient needs, develop and coordinate the implementations of therapeutic programs in accordance with administrative guidelines and medical directives.
  • Recommends equipment and supplies for related programs.
  • This opportunity provides the following:

*UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Competitive Compensation
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
Generous Paid Time Off

Job Requirements

Recreation/Activity Therapy candidates:Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Occupational, Art, Music, or Recreation therapy, humanities, social work or related therapeutic discipline.

Preferred: Recreation Therapist (CTRS)with adegree in Recreational Therapy and Certified with the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation.

  • Must have a working knowledge of the psychiatric process and its relationship to arts and crafts, sports and games, leisure skills, music and adjunctive activities, small and large group activities.
  • Must be able to perform assignments with minimal supervision;
  • Must be able to perform concentrated and/or complex mental activity with frequent involvement in complex and/or highly technical situations;
  • Must be able to work successfully under highly stressful conditions;
  • Must be able to make sound, independent judgments based on scientific and/or ethical principles;
  • Must be able to comprehend and perform oral and written instructions and procedures;
  • Must be able to collaborate with other multidisciplinary team members in an appropriate fashion;
  • Must be capable of adapting to varying workloads an work assignments on a constant basis.
Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-04-02

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RECREATION/ACTIVITY THERAPIST - (104992)

Universal Health Services
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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