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Activity Therapist

Company: Spring Mountain Treatment Center
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesAbout Spring Mountain:Since 2001, Spring Mountain has provided acute crisis stabilization and outpatient services to the Las Vegas community and beyond. We offer a caring and healthy environment, with 24-hour care that allows individuals to make positive changes in their lives. In addition to crisis stabilization for patients as young as age 5, we offer treatment and detox for co-occurring substance abuse issues in teens and adults. Spring Mountain has two locations to serve the diverse community of Las Vegas, Nevada. With Spring Mountain Treatment Center and Spring Mountain Sahara, we have a wealth of resources to provide targeted care to children, adolescents and adults in the fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada Metropolitan area.Visit us online at: (https://springmountaintreatmentcenter.com/)
JOIN OUR TEAM!
Spring Mountain Treatment Center is currently seeking a dynamic professional to join our team as a PRN Activity Therapist.
An Activity Therapist role is to provide quality case management and psychotherapeutic services to Spring Mountain's populations, to serve as a member of multi-disciplinary team supporting the hospital's treatment program and philosophy and assure the deliverance of quality treatment to patients and their family members, and to provide social histories, discharge planning, case management and psycho-educational groups to age-specific populations
JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Implements general recreation activities with direction/assistance from the Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
  • Implements Activity Therapy groups under supervision of CTRS
  • Administer Activity Therapy assessment and interpret to write ITP's under supervision of CTRS
  • Knowledge of treatment programs, leisure education, social skill development, arts, and sports, needed
  • Modify activity according to client participation and/or disability. Honor the established hospital rules, regulations, and Policy & Procedures
  • Promotes the physical appearance of the unit through displays of patient activities, as well as, decorations/bulletin boards
  • Facilitates groups that are structured to provide creative expression, teambuilding, physical education/fitness, social skill development, leisure education, self-esteem building, anger management/replacement, family recreation and community reintegration activities
  • Performs other duties as assignedOne of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
    QualificationsREQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Masters degree in social work or equivalent masters degree in a recognized mental health field
    • Experience with age-specific inpatient setting preferred
    • Experience in taking psychosocial history and case management
    • Knowledge of developmental psychology of adolescent and adults and have the capacity to identify pertinent clinical information
    • Possesses knowledge of clinical issues related to substance abuse patients and their discharge planning
    • Must maintain LCSW licensure in good standing in Nevada State
    • Understand and honor the established hospital rules, regulations, and Policy & Procedure
    • New hires are required to attend 1 full week of New Employee Orientation on day shift, normally 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday
    • Must successfully pass background check (includes criminal history, Child Abuse and Neglect Registry, and ABI/FBI fingerprint check) and drug screenEEO STATEMENT:
      All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
      We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NOTICE:
      At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Spring Mountain Treatment Center, Las Vegas , Activity Therapist, Healthcare , Las Vegas, Nevada

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