Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Completes initial activity therapy assessment of patients within 72 hours of admission to Autumn Life Geriatric BHS. Documents therapy interventions, observations, assessments and clinical data regarding patients in accordance with documentation protocol
Plans and implements age appropriate therapeutic activities on a group and individual basis that assist patients in achieving specific goals and objectives daily while on an inpatient unit
Evaluates and documents patient's progress and attendance in the patient's medical record and department records
Attends and interacts with interdisciplinary treatment team in developing, updating and re-evaluating patients' therapeutic treatment plan
Collaborates with other treatment team members in patient discharge planning
Works with RN Supervisor(s) to provide clinical direction to MHT/activity therapy staff and to plan, schedule and implement appropriate activity therapy groups/activities
Manages safety and orderliness of adjunct therapy work/group areas and maintains appropriate quality and variety of activity therapy supplies
Trains and oversees the work of activity technicians, students and volunteers.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Bachelor's Degree in an activity therapy related field of study such as Therapeutic
Recreation, Art Therapy or Music Therapy.
Experience: One year of relevant work experience.
Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: One of the following certifications required:
NCCAP National Certification Council for Activity Professionals, ATR Registered Art Therapist,
NCTRC National Council for Therapeutic Recreation, CTRS Certified Therapeutic Recreation
Specialist, CBMT Music Therapy Board Certification.
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