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Activity Therapist - PRNs

Company: Camp Recovery
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Complete activity assessment through patient observation and patient/family interview, obtaining information on the patient's needs, skills, interests and limitations for the development and implementation of the treatment plan.
* Plan, organize, direct and implement the activities within the treatment program to facility patient progress with treatment goals.
* Plan and implement an activities program including but not limited to therapeutic leisure skills and activities, leisure education and leisure awareness.
* Facilitate and lead activity sessions to improve patient mental and physical well-being.
* Instruct patients in activities and techniques, such are sports, dance, music, art or relaxation techniques designed to meet their specific needs.
* Develop treatment plans and implement activity interventions that meet patient needs and interests and helps the patient achieve his/her treatment goals.
* Engage patients in therapeutic activities, such as exercise, games and community outings.
* Help patients learn social skills needed to become or remain independent.
* Modify activities to suit the needs of specific groups.
* Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

* Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

* Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Recreational Therapy or related field required.
* Master's degree preferred.
* Three or more years' experience in recreation in a healthcare setting with knowledge of patient population served by the facility required.
* Previous experience in recreation in a healthcare setting is preferred.

Keywords: Camp Recovery, Austin , Activity Therapist - PRNs, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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