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MGR - RECREATION THERAPY - (21060)

Universal Health Services


Location:
GULFPORT, MS
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
21060
Universal Health Services
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MGR - RECREATION THERAPY - (21060)

Facility Name
GULFPORT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM
Location
GULFPORT, MS 39503 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Recreational therapy
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.

Helping those in need is what we do at Gulfport Behavioral Health SystemOur dedicated and caring group of professionals work with children, pre-adolescent, adolescents and adults to help them and their families resolve and manage life difficulties. With a full range of treatment options customized to meet the needs of individuals, we can help you or someone you care about face life’s difficulties with the professional support, confidentiality and experience that can make a difference. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Recreation Therapy Manager is responsible for assessing patient’s 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.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designs programming and participates in the implementation of the treatment plan utilizing interventions appropriate to the developmental needs of the patient.
  • Designs, reviews and revises programming to provide comprehensive delivery of age appropriate services that support the attainment of established treatment goals.
  • Performs Activities Therapy Assessment on assigned patients within 24 hours of admission and prior to the Master Treatment Planning session with consideration to age, mental, social and psychical status and to include discharge-planning needs.
  • Provides care in a therapeutically effective manner demonstrating sound clinical and professional judgment and competency.
  • Actively participates in the development of the Master Treatment Plan by presenting pertinent information and conclusions identified through the assessment and incorporating therapeutic interventions.
  • Attends daily rounds and informs team of significant changes in patient’s status.

 

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE:​                           Prefer knowledge of group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:                                Bachelor’s Degree required.  Bachelor’s in Recreation Therapy preferred and Bachelor’s in related field of Art, Music or Exercise/Fitness required. 

                                                  CTRS highly preferred or Licensed in Specialty Therapy.

Licensure/Certification:          Possesses current registration, certification or licensure in accordance with state and/or national board standards of specific field of allied health (i.e., art, recreational, music, psychodrama therapy).

Experience:                              Three years’ experience in Recreation Therapy field working with a mental health population.

                     

BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS:
• Challenging and rewarding work environment
• Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
• Competitive Compensation
• Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
• 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
• Generous Paid Time Off

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