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License Eligible Recreation Therapist - CTRS

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:


Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center offers intensive residential treatment services within a secure setting. Our programs are designed to meet the needs of youth ages 7- 17 who are experiencing emotional, psychiatric and educational difficulties. In addition to our general psychiatric programs, we also offer specialty programs for youth with more serious challenges. Harbor Point and its programs are fully accredited by The Joint Commission and the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Educational Facilities. We are licensed by The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Virginia Department of Education. We are a TRICARE-approved and certified facility. Website: https://harborpointbhc.com/ Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center is seeking a Recreation Therapist to join our team. The position does require therapist to work hours in the evening and on weekends. This position has a $500 sign-on bonus! Recreation/activity therapists provide services including assessment, develops activity programming, provide activity/recreation therapy services for all residents. Essential Functions:1. To develop recreation/activity programming for all residents at Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center.2. To plan and implement therapeutic groups and programs to meet assessed resident needs as indicated in the Individual Service Plan and prescribed by the Professional/Medical staff.3. To implement the Behavior Management Plan at Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center, to assess and document students' behavior progress (or lack of progress), to adjust behavioral strategies as needed and in consultation with the treatment team in order to maximize students' behavioral success.4. To assess residents to interpret strengths and weaknesses in the areas of leisure skills, socialization skills, cognitive abilities, motor development and physical condition.5. To maintain consistent communication with other staff at the facility, including parent(s)/guardians, and local education agencies by consulting with team members, attending meetings, keeping accurate records, completing assigned reports, making phone calls, writing letters and updating IEP's/IIP's.6. To participate in professional development activities including on-site training and relevant off-site classes, workshops, etc.7. To display a high degree of professionalism in all activities and interactions with students, staff, parents, agency personnel, community members, etc. Full-Time Benefit Highlights

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries! About Universal Health Services One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. www.uhs.com

    Education: Minimum Bachelor's degree in Activity/Recreation Therapy, Art Therapy, or Music Therapy with CTRS. Licensure/Certification:Current CTRS requiredCurrent valid driver's licenseCPR, First Aid, and Crisis Management Certification Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Stand, walk, kneel and reach while working with students forapproximately 80-90% of the day. Use the full range of body motion including handling and physicallyrestraining students when necessary. Perform First Aid and CPR. May require physical exertion for recreationalactivities. Must possess physical ability to assist restraining residents under such circumstances. Must be able tooperate 15 passenger van. EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

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