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Activity Therapist PRN

Company: HCA
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking a Recreational Therapist / Activity Therapist for our practice who provides clinical expertise to ensure all patients receive high quality, efficient care. Serving an important role in the care team, the Recreational/Activity Therapist will complete activity assessments, organize therapeutic activities and track patient progress.What you will do in this role: You will provide activities for patients admitted to the program which include following program group schedule and provide set holiday activities on provided dates. You will attend set treatment team meetings and progress reviews as evidence by signature on treatment planning update forms. You will conduct individual activity assessments on each patient within given timeframes. You will provide a written summary of initial assessment, evaluation, treatment and progress as evidenced by initial assessment forms completed in the medical record and documentation in the progress notes. You will conduct individual, group, and family sessions for patients as indicated in the patient treatment plan. You will facilitate identified support groups to meet the needs of patients/families as indicated by medical record. You may make necessary contacts with community resources to ensure continuity of patient care. You will provide education and information about the inpatient unit to patients and families. You will provide resources and support for patients before, during and after treatment.What qualifications you will need:* Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Music Therapy, Art Therapy, or a related field You must possess appropriate certification, registration, and/or license in your designated degree field per national and state practice requirements Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Credential (CTRS) is highly preferred 1-2 years in therapeutic activities within a psychiatric setting is preferred"Memorial Hospital has provided quality healthcare services since 1969, giving patients access to highly-trained physicians and advanced technology. With more than 50 years of pioneering healthcare, our 450+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities. We offer a range of services for our patients, including 24-hour emergency care at three different locations and a Level II trauma center. Other specialized programs include our accredited Chest Pain Center, certified Stroke Center, Heart Center, Bone and Joint Center, maternity center and much more. Memorial has received the Gold Seal of Approval for Primary Stroke Centers and is sepsis-certified by the Joint Commission.At Memorial Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our Jacksonville community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-FounderIf you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Activity Therapist PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability statusApply

Keywords: HCA, Jacksonville , Activity Therapist PRN, Healthcare , Jacksonville, Florida

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