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Activity Therapist - Per Diem (Weekdays)

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Brookline
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

HRI Hospital is seeking an Activity Therapist for our inpatient psychiatric units. This is a highly satisfying opportunity for a clinical professional who thrives on providing highly individualized care to a very acute patient population. This is a per diem position.

As an Activity Therapist, you will:

  • Run assigned treatment groups to meet the need of various functioning level and/or diagnostic categories
  • Utilize interviewing techniques, observations, formal and informal screening/evaluation tools to assess functional level of patients
  • Identify patients' assets and problem areas
  • Collaborate with patients in goal-setting
  • Recommend appropriate activities for goal attainment and assist patients to select appropriate groups and activities
  • Complete daily notes for each group

About Us

HRI Hospital is 62-bed psychiatric facility with adult inpatient services and several partial hospitalization programs. We are part of the largest private mental health system in Massachusetts and can therefore provide competitive salaries, benefits, and opportunities for growth and development. At the same time, the smaller size of our facility allows us to provide personalized attention and training to all our employees. Employees are part of a multi-disciplinary team of dynamic professionals providing high quality care to a diverse inpatient and outpatient group of individuals. We are located in Brookline - right near Boston University and Coolidge Corner - and provide easy access to public transportation and free parking. Employees are our most valued asset and we encourage qualified individuals to apply.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Education: Master's in human services related field required
  • License: LMHC, LICSW, or OT preferred
  • Experience: One year prior inpatient clinical experience preferred. Six months prior experience as a group leader preferred.

EEO Statement

All 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.

Notice

At 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: Universal Health Services, Brookline , Activity Therapist - Per Diem (Weekdays), Other , Brookline, Massachusetts

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