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Activity Therapist - PRN - (100579)

Universal Health Services


Location:
DALLAS, TX
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
291
Universal Health Services
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Activity Therapist - PRN - (100579)

Facility Name
Timberlawn Behavioral Health Systems
Location
DALLAS, TX 75228 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Behavioral Health Support Staff
Job Description

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.

For over a century, Timberlawn Behavioral Health System has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Dallas Metro-Area. The 144 bed facility is located on a safe and private 18 acre campus in Dallas County and provides inpatient behavioral health treatment for adults, seniors and adolescents. Timberlawn's specialized programs treat disorders such as depression and anxiety, as well as addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism and drug addiction.

Timberlawn is looking for a dedicated PRN Activity Therapist to join our team. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency, knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied populations including children, adolescents, adults, older adults and dually diagnosed patients.

The Activity Therapist is responsible for assessing patients leisure and recreational activities, providing age and developmentally appropriate therapy groups and establishing behavioral treatment goals in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the facility.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Occupational, Art, Music, or Recreation therapy, humanities, social work or related therapeutic discipline, or a Masters degree in applicable field, preferred.

 

Experience: One (1) year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.

 

Licensure: Certification or licensure as CTRS preferred.

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