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Activity Therapist

2023-08-29
  • Location ORO VALLEY, AZ (Oro Valley Hospital)
    Full Time
  • Department Psych DPU
  • Field Allied Health
  • Full Time

Job Description

This is a Full time position working day shift in the Behavioral Health Unit at Oro Valley Hospital.

 

Position Purpose
Oversees the overall therapeutic occupational/ activity programs to improve patients' social, leisure, psychological, cognitive and physical functioning. Assesses patients' leisure & functional capabilities, deficits/ needs and plans individual or group activities. In collaboration with interdisciplinary team members, develops individualized patient plan of care. Reports to Director of Behavioral Health.


Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Education: Preferred: Associate Degree for OTA program or other program relevant to patient activity programs.
Experience: Preferred: One (1) year of behavioral health experience
Skills: Appropriate prioritization and planning skills, while achieving safety and quality in a high volume environment; Engaging and effective communication and service skills; Adherence to policy and procedures; Process improvement oriented; Self-initiative to assist with whatever is needed.


Licenses/Certifications: "Required:
American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross(ARC) BLS certification.
Handle with Care certification within 30 days of start date

Preferred: Activity Therapy certification or National Therapeutic Recreation certification."

Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 177-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group.  With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work.  Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community.  OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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