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Activities Therapist

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Pembroke, MA, United States

Posted on
Dec 03,2019

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Provides rehabilitation services for patients. Plans, organizes, and implements appropriate group interventions consistent with individual and group needs. Provides assessment and consultation and collaborates with treatment team.
Essential Functions:
Develops and conducts group programs
Provides assessment to identify patient needs
Documents pertinent clinical data following group
Reviews multi-disciplinary treatment plan and identifies rehab based treatment goals and interventions
Provides individual assessment to patients as needed and makes recommendations to treatment team regarding needs for specialized rehab services or for planning for discharge and aftercare support.
Participates in maintaining inventory of supplies in the rehab department
Assists in maintaining unit arts supplies and reports issues to The Activities Therapy Manager.
Assists as necessary for projects, reports, and other duties as assigned by supervisor
Participates in DMH/JC/CMS surveys
Assists with expressive therapy student program and provides student support and formal or informal supervision, as necessary
Essential Competencies:
Effective group facilitation and individual psychotherapy skills
Knowledge of psychiatric disorders and their effects on functional capacity
Knowledge of therapeutic use of multimedia and expressive arts modalities to support stabilization and rehabilitation
Understanding of age, socioeconomic, and cultural factors affecting patients’ interest and ability to participate in rehabilitation programs
Ability to effectively redirect patients and set clear, timely limits on inappropriate behavior
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Qualifications:
Degree from an accredited college or university in Expressive Therapies (Art, Music, or Dance-Movement); Bachelor’s degree in Recreational Therapy; or OTRL/COTAL
Experience in mental health or one year full time employment preferred
Physical Criteria:
Must be able to walk up and down stairs
Must be able to carry supplies necessary for facilitating group and individual Allied Therapy work
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Education:
Master's (Required)
Work Location:
One location
Benefits:
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Retirement plan
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement
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