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Activity Assistant - PRN

Company: Mount Carmel Behavioral Health
Location: Columbus
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Activity Assistant at Mount Carmel Behavioral Health is a clinical professional that will work closely with each field throughout our facility to ensure our patients are receiving exceptional care through assisting with planning, directing and implementing activity therapy programs as a component of the patient's treatment plan. At Mount Carmel Behavioral Health the Activity Assistant is a dynamic and rewarding position that allows for professionals to enhance your skillset, develop new capabilities, and become a recognized leader in delivering exceptional patient care and directly impacting/improving the lives of individuals and families in crisis. Functions include, but not limited to:

  • Organize, lead and promote interest in recreational activities to patients and their families, while serving as a resource -to other patients and staff, explaining programs and encouraging participation.
  • Organize, set up and explain the rules of activities and instruct participants at a variety of skill levels.
  • Document activity interventions and patient progress in the medical record per facility documentation requirements.
  • Seek supervision and support when complications arise in dealing with a patient either in an individual or group setting.
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. - When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. - Recognize that patient safety is a top priority. Educational/Licensure/Experience Requirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate's degree in activity therapy or related field preferred.
    • Previous experience in recreation in a healthcare setting with knowledge of patient population served by the facility also preferred.
    • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification training required. Benefits include, but not limited to:
      • Professional growth opportunities that are second to none in the industry. Join a team with a variety of career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities.

Keywords: Mount Carmel Behavioral Health, Columbus , Activity Assistant - PRN, Other , Columbus, Ohio

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