AdventHealth Activity Therapist - Center for Behavioral Health - Orlando in Orlando, Florida
Activity Therapist - Center for Behavioral Health - Orlando
AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Activity Therapist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
The Activity Therapist is responsible for the provision of activity services for patients within the Center for Behavioral Health. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Comprehensive knowledge of Recreational/Occupational Therapy and appropriate implementation as defined by NCTRC/AOTA
Knowledge and understanding of psychiatric theory and various treatment approaches
Ability to organize and prioritize job duties in an efficient and timely manner
Scheduling flexibility, working evenings and weekends
One year experience working with psychiatric, physical rehabilitation or medical patients.
Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Therapy, Occupational Therapy or related field
Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Therapy (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
- Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR)
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
Responsible for achieving and maintaining year round Patient Experience scores in the 75th percentile or the targeted metric determined by Florida Hospital
Completes an initial Adjunctive Therapy assessment of patients within 72 hours of admission to Center for Behavioral Health
Documents Activity Therapy Interventions, observations, assessments and clinical data regarding patients in accordance with documentation protocol
Plans and implements age appropriate therapeutic activities on a group and individual basis that assist patients in achieving specific goals and objectives daily while on an inpatient unit.
Attends and interacts with interdisciplinary treatment team in developing, updating and re-evaluating patients’ therapeutic treatment plan
Plans, prepares and maintains supplies for therapeutic activities
Interfaces with unit staff in developing and providing therapeutic programming on all inpatient units daily
Participates in staff development and continuing education to enhance job performance and maintain licensure or certification status
Acts as a team member to meet the overall needs of the department
Performs additional duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Activity Therapist opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.
Activity Therapist, Center for Behavioral Health, Orlando
Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando
Position Location Orlando
Organization AdventHealth Central Florida
Job Level Staff / Associate
Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Job Posting Jul 12, 2019, 3:03:13 PM
Req ID: 283380
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