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Activity Therapist - Acute

Company: Eagle View Behavioral Health
Location: Bettendorf
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Activity Therapist - Acute - Eagle View Behavioral Health - Bettendorf, IowaJob Summary:The Activity Therapist plans, organizes, and conducts comprehensive recreational therapy services as a component of the patient's treatment plan designed to assist the patient with learning healthy coping skills, strengths, hobbies, and assist with the development of social skills/relationships. Reports to the Director of Clinical Services and ensures all programming is consistent with accepted standards of practice and established policies and procedures.Job Duties:* Performs patient assessments through patient/family interview, obtaining information on the patient's needs, skills, interests, strengths, and limitations for the development and implementation of individualized treatment plan.* Plans and implements an activities program including but not limited to therapeutic leisure skills and activities, leisure education and leisure awareness to provide quality activities programs that meet patient needs and interests and helps the patient achieve his/her treatment goals. Coordinates patient activities while providing a safe environment.* Orients patients to the activities program, explaining the benefits of the activities to the patients.* Engages patients in therapeutic activities such as exercise, games sports, dance, music, art or relaxation techniques designed to meet their specific needs. Monitors and evaluates patient's progress, interest levels, attitude, and behaviors.* Engages patients in individual and/or group recreation programming. Individual and group programming will fall under the five activity domains: physical, social, intellectual, creative and spiritual. Modifies activities to suit the needs of specific groups.* Provides patients with activity resources, supplies and equipment, as needed. Requests needed supplies and equipment in a timely manner, as needed.* Helps patients learn social skills needed to become or remain independent.* Performs all documentation such as assessments and progress notes in a timely manner.* Helps to develop and maintain departmental resources, sharing the responsibility to monitor equipment and supplies.Why Eagle View Behavioral Health?Eagle View Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Eagle View Behavioral Health is an EOE.Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Eagle View Behavioral Health, Davenport , Activity Therapist - Acute, Healthcare , Bettendorf, Iowa

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