Community Health Systems Activity Therapist - Certified / FT64hrs / Adult Behavioral Health / Days in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Description:

Under the direction of the Manager of Geropsych or Adult programs, completes AT assessments, attends treatment team meetings and develops treatment plan objectives and interventions that address patient needs, plans and implements various activities for patients following SBOH guidelines. Documents patient participation and responses to programs implemented. Keeps nursing informed of changes or needs of the patient.

Qualifications

Licensure/Certification:

Prefer NCCAP/National Council Certification for Activity Professionals or Indiana State Dept of Health Activity Director course completion.

BLS within 90 days of employment.

Experience:

Requires strong working knowledge of factors related to assessment of patient needs, interests, capacities and limitations as pertinent to recreational/activity therapy. Basic knowledge of psychiatric diagnoses preferred. Ability to work with adult population and previous relevant experience preferred.

Education

Bachelor degree in Recreation Therapy or behavioral health field. If non RT degree must have the National Council Certification.

Job: Behavioral Health / Psychology

Organization: St. Joseph Hospital

Location: IN-Fort Wayne

Requisition ID: 1773657