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RECREATION THERAPIST (BA)

Company: Salt Lake Behavioral Health
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesOverview:
Responsibilities:Salt Lake Behavioral Health is seeking a dynamic and talented Recreational/Expressive Therapist. We are a private, freestanding, 118- bed, acute psychiatric hospital; specializing in mental health and chemical dependency. We provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients. Our inpatient and day hospital, or outpatient services offer supportive and compassionate care for adults through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients.
The Recreational/Expressive Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing therapeutic 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.QualificationsPosition Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Occupational, Art, Music, or Recreation therapy, humanities, social work or related therapeutic discipline, or a Masters degree in Art Therapy, preferred.
  • Experience: One (1) year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.
  • Licensure: Certification or licensure by state and/or national governing body in one of the following areas: art, occupational, recreation (state license), or music therapy preferred.
  • Additional Requirements: Successful completion of CPR Certification and successful completion of Preventative Management Aggressive Behavior Training (MANDT) prior to assisting with a restraining procedure and within 90 days of employment. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours. Current Lifeguard and First Aid certifications if conducting swimming activities.
    This opportunity provides the following:

    • Salt Lake Behavioral Health provides a challenging and rewarding work environment
    • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
    • Competitive Compensation
      EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
      NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Salt Lake Behavioral Health, Salt Lake City , RECREATION THERAPIST (BA), Healthcare , Salt Lake City, Utah

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