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Activity Therapist

Acadia Healthcare Norcross, GA
  • Posted: November 02, 2019
  • Full-Time

Description
Essential Job Functions:
+ Obtain information from medical records, medical staff, family members or patients themselves to assess patient capabilities, needs and interests.
+ Plan, organize, direct and participate in treatment programs and activities to facility patient rehabilitation.
+ Plan and implement expressive therapy, leisure and social activities for patients to ensure that their needs are addressed.
+ Conduct sessions to improve patient mental and physical well-being, instruct patients in activities and techniques, such as sports, dance, music, art or relaxation techniques designed to meet their specific needs.
+ Assess patient needs through observations, medical records, tests and discussions with other healthcare professionals, patient family and patient.
+ Create treatment plans and programs that meet patient needs and interests.
+ Plan and implement interventions to prevent harm to patient.
+ Engage patients in therapeutic activities.
+ Help patients learn social skills needed to become or maintain independent.

Qualifications
Skills
Required
+ Safety Minded: Novice
+ Planning & Organizing: Novice
+ Communication: Novice
+ Attention to Detail: Novice

Behaviors
Required
+ Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject
+ Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
+ Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations
Required
+ Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education
Required
+ Bachelors or better in Counseling

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Acadia Healthcare

Address

Norcross, GA
30093 USA

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