SUMMARY OF THE JOB
Serve as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, to provide therapeutic recreational and activity services to adult, child and adolescent patients with diagnosed psychiatric, addictive and emotional disorders. Consistently performs in a manner that exemplifies the Deaconess Cross Pointe Standards in both the area of employee relations as well as customer relations.
Complete a comprehensive evaluation in conjunction with the interdisciplinary assessment and recommend a plan of intervention based on mutually established patient goals.
JOB REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must clearly demonstrate each of the competencies listed above. The education/experience, certifications, skills, physical demands, and work environment described below further define requirements associated with this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s in Therapeutic Recreation, Art Therapy, Music Therapy or related field, with certification required. Master’s in related field is preferred. Experience in working with psychiatric patients either through internships or work experience preferred.