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Recreational Or Music Therapist

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring

We Are Hiring

Recreation or Music Therapist

Ascension Seton Shoal Creek Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

Shift: PRN-Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm; option for occasional weekday or outpatient shifts

Ascension Seton Shoal Creek provides a continuum of psychiatric services for adults, including inpatient, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs. Shoal Creek's inpatient program provides acute-care, interdisciplinary psychiatric stabilization for adults experiencing a mental health crisis. The Expressive Therapy Team at Shoal Creek offers a variety of activity-based therapeutic modalities. As a member of the Shoal Creek ET Team, you will conduct expressive therapy assessments, facilitate activity-based group therapy sessions, and provide discharge recommendations for continuing treatment for patients with thought, mood, personality, and/or substance use disorders.

Preferred Candidates

Preferred candidates for this position will be engaging, self-motivated, and able to actively manage potentially challenging behaviors as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team. Experience with acute-care psychiatric patients is not required, and training will be provided. Must have weekend availability.

What You Will Do

Develop and implement activity therapy treatment plans.

+ Conduct patient assessments and establish recreational/leisure therapy treatment goals.

+ Evaluate each patient's progress and the effectiveness of recreational/leisure therapy interventions.

+ Coordinate therapeutic recreational/leisure activities for both large and small groups. Observe patient response and encourage socialization.

+ Provide patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic recreational/leisure activities in the community.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

+ Therapist specializing in Recreation preferred.

Education:

+ High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including two teaching hospitals, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Austin , Recreational Or Music Therapist, Other , Austin, Texas

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