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RECREATIONAL THERAPIST - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Universal Health Services


Location:
DENISON, TX
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
223273
Universal Health Services
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RECREATIONAL THERAPIST - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Job Code:  223273
Facility: Texoma Medical Center
Location: DENISON, TX US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Professionals
FTE: .60
Position Summary:

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 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.

 

Texoma Medical Center, a 351-bed healthcare system has been providing quality health care to the residents of North Texas and Southern Oklahoma since 1965. Our main campus is located in Denison, Texas, approximately one hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area and just south of the Texas/Oklahoma border. In addition, we have numerous facilities in locations throughout the Texoma region.

Since 1965, TMC has forged a special relationship with the people of North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. Texoma residents have come to depend on TMC to meet a spectrum of physical, mental and spiritual needs. TMC has responded with unique services to provide the kind of sophisticated, experienced care that was once was available only in major metropolitan areas. We offer major specialty services including open heart surgery and neurosurgery. Advanced resources such as certified trauma care support TMC's role as a regional specialty center.

Position Summary: 

Plans, organizes, implements and evaluates Therapeutic Recreation and leisure programs to psychiatric patients which are designed to maximize the social, physical, cognitive and emotional functioning of patients so that a desirable quality of leisure life can be attained. Along with O.T.. Service Coordinator and other departmental staff is responsible for efficient and economical operation of the department.
 
Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of therapeutic recreation or art therapy.

Previous work with rehabilitation or psychiatric patients preferred.

Must secure healthcare provider CPR within 30 days of employment. Certification or eligibility for certification as a Therapeutic Recreation specialist by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation.

Demonstrates a caring, friendly & professional attitude & the ability to encourage & support others. Demonstrates knowledge of & exhibits skill in evaluating & treating adults & geriatric persons with psychosocial & cognitive problems. Must be able to communicate & work effectively with people of differing educational & cultural backgrounds. Life saving certification is an asset.



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