Position: Recreation Therapist
Salary: $17 +
Duties: Looking for a career that is rewarding both personally and professionally? The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health is South Carolina’s leader in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance use disorder services. Conveniently located off of I-85 at exit 56 in Greer, our team of 300+ high-quality employees describe working here as like family, supportive, and life-changing. Our registered nurses, mental health technicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and therapists serve hundreds of adults, senior adults, and adolescents each month with the common goal of bringing hope back to their lives. There is Fulltime Recreation Therapist to join our team of dedicated professionals.
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES: Serving as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, to provide therapeutic recreational, music and activity services to geriatric, adult, or adolescent patients under the facilities, care for emotional or substance abuse problems. Attends mandatory training Assesses patients’ level of functioning and need for adjunctive therapy services. Develops and implements activity therapy treatment plans in concert with the interdisciplinary treatment team. Maintains the clinical and administrative documentation associated with services rendered. Participates in the ongoing implementation of the department’s or service’s continuous quality improvement plan. Participates in special assignments and projects in interest of organization Participates in activities which enhance professional growth and development. Demonstrates conduct in keeping with CCBH’s ethical standards. Complies with facility safety, infection control and security program. Supports facility service excellence standards.
Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY: Bachelors’ degree in relevant field preferred (e.g. recreational therapy, music therapy, art therapy, dance therapy, or occupational therapy). Recreation Therapy Certification preferred. College level reading, writing, and math skills; assessment, evaluation, and interpretation skills; knowledge of psychiatric and addictive disease diagnoses and treatment; flexibility; time management and organization skills; teaching or training skills helpful; understanding of, or ability to understand, DSM IV methodology; inpatient psychiatric experience preferred. Willing to work flexible hours and willing to travel, including overnight, in work capacity; must exert self-control in volatile or hostile situations; able to respond well to deadlines. The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health is a part of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the Nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies. UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.