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ACTIVITY AIDE/COORDINATOR

Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System Radcliff, KY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Activity Therapist is responsible for planning, scheduling, and implementing life skills and leisure activity programs for the patients based on appropriate developmental, social, and emotional stages of each patient under the direction of the Director of Activity Therapy. The Activity Therapist plans activities to meet the specific needs of the patient population including patient with physical limitations.

Job Requirements

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and demonstrates competence in the human stages of growth and development.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Prefer a BA degree or equivalent in Recreational Therapy or related field. Must possess knowledge of all major psychiatric diagnosis, as well as developmental stage of adolescents and adults. Knowledge of child, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations is additionally helpful. Experience in clinical interviewing and knowledge of the concept and philosophy of Activity Therapy in the treatment process is required. Two years experience in a psychiatric or substance abuse facility is preferred.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in many different situations.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and understand procedure manuals, business reports.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands as described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will experience a high degree of physical demand. Teams course, gym activities, and other physical activities make up an essential part of this position. A moderate amount of bending and lifting may be required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment for this position varies. There are three different modules the Activity Therapist is responsible for: the gym, life skills, and therapeutic outings.

Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System

Why Work Here?

Tuition reimbursement, Sign On Bonuses, Retention Bonus Offered

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory care centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion. Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System is a 140 bed hospital offering inpatient services for adolescents, adults and their families. Care is given by registered nurses 24 hours a day alongside a quality team composed of psychiatrists, addictionologists, licensed therapists, certified alcohol and drug counselors, activity therapists, mental health techs and teachers. Since 1986, Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System has been a proven provider in mental health and substance abuse. At Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System, we employ dedicated professionals who desire a challenging and exciting career. At the end of the day, they want to know they really made a positive difference in someone's life. That opportunity is available for you. Come join a team of professionals that administer quality patient care in a family-oriented environment. This opportunity provides the following: **Challenging and rewarding work environment **growth and development opportunities **competitive compensation **medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan **401k with company match **generous paid time off

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Radcliff, KY
USA