Activity Therapist - #19503296

Universal Health Services


Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Houston, TX
Contract type: Full time
Universal Health Services

Responsibilities


One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $11.4 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


Cypress Creek Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Activity Therapist - Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or Therapeutic Recreation Specialist/Texas Certified (CTRAC).


Cypress Creek Hospital, a freestanding 128-bed facility, located in north Houston, has been faithfully serving Houston and surrounding communities for over 20 years. We are dedicated to the provision of quality care and assistance for individuals and families in need of psychiatric care and treatment for substance abuse and offer a broad range of inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services for adolescents and adults. www.cypresscreekhospital.com


Activity Therapist - Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Position Summary:


The Activity Therapist is responsible for providing therapeutic recreational assessments and activities for psychiatric patients.


Key Responsibilities include:



  • Providing an assortment of leisure activities.

  • Completing Activity Therapy assessments and treatment plans.

  • Assisting patients in developing an understanding of the benefits of health and fitness.

  • Assisting patients in improving social interactions.

  • Working with the treatment team to develop and implement therapeutic recreation programs.

  • Maintaining recreational areas and equipment.


Qualifications


Position Requirements:


Education: Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation Administration.


Experience: One (1) year clinical experience preferably in a psychiatric inpatient setting.


Licensure: None.


Certifications: Current certification through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certifications or The Consortium for Therapeutic Recreation/Activities Certification, Inc. Successful completion of CPR and Handle With Care certification; certification may be obtained during orientation.


Additional Requirements: Experience in implementation of therapeutic recreation activities.


This opportunity provides the following:



  • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan

  • 401k plan with company match

  • Generous Paid Time Off


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