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ACTIVITY THERAPIST

Universal Health Services Lawrenceville, GA
  • Posted: July 22, 2019
  • Full-Time

One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

SummitRidge Hospital provides quality behavioral health and addiction treatment services in Lawrenceville, GA, approximately 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Our dedicated team of professionals provide caring and professional inpatient, outpatient and support services to adults and adolescents suffering from psychiatric or addictive disorders. Additionally, the Geriatric unit provides acute care for seniors in psychiatric crisis. Due to continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Activity Therapist to join our talented team. Supervise and coach staff. Lead activity therapy groups. Oversee activity therapy services  for individuals/groups which benefit their physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual well being.  Participates with the multidisciplinary treatment teams to integrate these services and improve patient functioning.

Clinical Responsibilities:        

  1. Plans and leads art and recreation therapy groups.

  2. Monitors physical activity level assigned to patients and maintains the safest environment possible during activity groups

  3. Leads and co-leads additional groups as needed on assigned units as requested.

  4. Completes required documentation on patients which includes assessments and progress notes.

  5. Organizes special areas for Activity Therapy services to maintain games, supplies, videos and educational information.

  6. Supervises and coaches Activity Therapy staff

  7. Provides regular adjunctive therapy in accordance with presenting needs and medical orders.

  8. Documents all patient contacts and therapeutic activities in the record in a timely manner.

  9. Provides training and family education as needed.

  10. Leads activity therapy and/or community meetings.
    Team Involvement:

  11. Takes responsibility for effectively functioning of adjunctive therapy systems within the Hospital and acts in a proactive manner to resolve conflicts.

    12.  Works to meet the changing needs of clients, doctors, and managed care providers by creatively developing new programming.

 

Universal Health Services

Address

Lawrenceville, GA
30045 USA

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