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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia) Richmond, VA

Company
VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
101410116586
AJE Ref #
576110727
Location
Richmond, VA
Job Type
Temporary
Required Licenses/Certifications
Computer skills are required

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: OT/RT Services


VCU Health Systems OT/RT Pediatric Psychology department is seeking an hourly Activities Therapist to implement an activities program for assigned patients with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses. To provide programs in group and individual sessions, as best suited for the patient. To collaborate with the interdisciplinary team regarding programming appropriate for patients. To document services provided to patients. To perform routine work duties to support practice of recreation programming in this setting.

Responsibilities
Delivery of patient program. Management of schedule. Interactions with the interdisciplinary team. Completion of routine documentation. Excellent customer service.
Supervision of volunteers.

Qualifications

Required
Bachelors Degree in a healthcare related field (e.g. Health, Recreation, etc.)
Current drivers license and acceptable drivers record if required to drive Rehab Van
CPR Certification & First Aid Training depending on practice setting
Previous work experience with a variety of recreational activities

Preferred
Experience in psychiatric medicine
Experience in a hospital setting
Experience in a therapeutic recreation or activities program PRN 1: Days Bachelors degree is required Computer skills are required Customer service skills are required Excellent communication skills are required Experience is required