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Job Title: Activity Therapist
Description: Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor of Psychiatric Social Work and Adjunctive Therapy, the Activity Therapist is responsible for the provision of activities groups to adult and adolescent inpatients. The Activities Therapist assists with the assessment process, develops and provides Activity Therapy services, and functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.
Detailed Work Activities:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
Controlling Machines and Processes
Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
Developing Objectives and Strategies
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
Assures the Activity Therapy equipment and its use meet safety and infection control requirements.
Charts on each assigned patient per operating procedure. May maintain other records, as assigned.
Conduct therapy sessions to improve patients' mental and physical well-being.
Confer with members of treatment team to plan and evaluate therapy programs.
Counsel and encourage patients to develop leisure activities.
Develop treatment plan to meet needs of patient, based on needs assessment, patient interests and objectives of therapy.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field (psychology, sociology, or social work) or in a therapy discipline (recreational therapy, music therapy or art therapy) is required.
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, CTRS
Please apply online at www.jpshealthnet.org. EOE
Recreational Therapy Supervisor
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center has a long, distinguished history of service and excellence in the delivery of quality-driven patient care. We are equally committed to offering an innovative and collaborative work environment to our employees, one that enriches their professional development and enhances their clinical practice. The following opportunity is currently available to individuals who share our dedication to excellence.
Recreational Therapy Supervisor
In this role, you will develop recreation programs, supervise therapy aides, create department budget, complete requisitions for supplies and equipment, develop policies/procedures for the department, and coordinate volunteer services and paid entertainment.
To qualify, a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Therapy or closely related field is required. Two years of experience, CTRS certification, and AHA CPR Card are also required.
Bring your desire and commitment to excellence to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and you will help us remain among the top medical centers in the nation. In return for your dedication, we’ll cultivate your career with rewarding opportunities and a supportive environment. Apply today at www.bayviewjobs.org and reference job ID 14528.
EOE/AA M/F/D/V Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.
St. Joseph Village of Chicago located in the Northwest side of Chicago is seeking a full-time and part-time Life Enrichment Assistant II. This position will assist with planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing a variety of activity programs to meet social, spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical needs and interests of the residents. This person will foster an atmosphere of hospitality and customer satisfactio
Please visit our website at www.franciscancommunities.com to learn more about our community and forward inquiries or resumes to email@example.com EOE
Monday – Friday with some weekend rotation
ManorCare of Roland Park
The Activity Director is responsible to plan, organize, and implement a program of therapeutic activities designed to meet the social, spiritual, intellectual, emotional, educational and physical needs and interest of residents in accordance with the comprehensive resident care plan.
- Occupational Therapist or Therapist Assistant and/or Certified as an Activity Professional or Recreational Therapist preferred.
- Two years of experience conducting social/recreational programs within the past five years, one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting.
We offer you excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401(k) and much more!
HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy.
Apply online at:
Life Enrichment Director:
Mercy Retirement & Care Center in Oakland, is seeking an experienced professional Life Enrichment Director. MRCC is a non-profit, faith-based organization that provides assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing programs.
- Evaluate, develop, and coordinate resident-directed activity program based on all dimensions of wellness.
- Embrace and practice the ‘I'm Still Here’ philosophy of care for persons living with dementia.
- Provide management and supervision to the Life Enrichment department including hiring, training, and evaluation.
- Assess resident function and interests being alert to changes.
- Welcome and assist with the assimilation of new residents.
- Develop innovative partnerships with community resources.
- Recruit, train, and organize volunteer program.
- Manage the Life Enrichment program within budget.
- Responsible for ensuring resident-scheduled transportation.
- Bachelor's degree required, preferably in therapeutic recreation; music, art, dance, drama; gerontology, social work, or other related area.
- Minimum two years' experience in direct provision and development of life enrichment programming for older adults and persons living with dementia, including one year of supervisory experience.
- Valid California driver's license.
- Working knowledge of Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 8.
- First Aid Certification.
Send letter of interest and resume in PDF or Word to: firstname.lastname@example.org