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Recreational therapist / CTRS - (81540)

Universal Health Services


Location:
SACRAMENTO, CA
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
214
Universal Health Services
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Recreational therapist / CTRS - (81540)

Facility Name
Heritage Oaks Hospital
Location
SACRAMENTO, CA 95841 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Behavioral Health Support Staff
Job Description

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. Built in 1988, Heritage Oaks Hospital has long been highly regarded as an integral part of the greater Sacramento and northern California mental health system. Conveniently located in the northern part of Sacramento, Heritage Oaks is a fully accredited 125-bed acute psychiatric facility offering a full range of individually tailored treatment services to adolescents, adults and senior adults. Heritage Oaks provides confidential no-cost assessments as a community service. The hospital is a Medicare provider, and has contracts with most commercial health insurance plans, Medi-Cal and Medicare HMOs. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following: The Activities Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing activity services for assigned program, which involves defining and implementing treatment goals as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and providing continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients under the direction of the Director of Clinical Services.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in activity therapy, humanities, social work or related therapeutic discipline preferred; and a Certified Recreational Therapy Specialist (CTRS).

Experience: Three (3) years of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.

Licensure: Requires certification by state and/or national governing body in one of the following areas: art, recreation, or music therapy.

Additional Requirements: Handle with Care training prior to assisting with a restraining procedure and within 90 days of employment.  May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.

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