Activity Therapist

Job
22-130611
Facility
South Carolina Sexually Violent Predator Treatment Program
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day 8 hour
Recruiter
Caitlin Mandeville
Recruiter : Email
CMandeville@Wellpath.us

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”


 

 

 

About this role

The Activity Therapist works to provide all patients pleasant and rewarding activities in a safe and comfortable environment. With minimal supervision plans and implements activities to treat or maintain the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the patient population.

What you bring to the table

Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Services, Physical Education or other related fields highly preferred.

Experience:

  • At least one (1) year experience planning and implementing activities to treat or maintain the physical, mental, or emotional wellbeing of clients.
  • Must have the ability to pass a background check and drug screen.
  • Ability to express thoughts logically, in English, in both written and verbal form.
  • Ability to use computers and the typical software such as Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and various database systems.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • None required.

What you will do

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide recreation resources and opportunities in order to improve health and well-being of the patient population.
  • Confers with administrative and medical staff on activities and goals. Provides evaluation of patients by observation and interviews. Prepare progress and treatment reports.
  • Identify activity needs and participate in in-service training.
  • Lead group sessions to teach alternative coping skills to assist the patient population to overcome any environmental, physical, or emotional barriers.
  • Works effectively with all patients, medical, nursing, and other staff members and to deal tactfully with the public.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
  • And more available here https://wellpathcareers.com/

Compensation Range

$15 - $18 / hour

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