Activity Therapist (FT 32 hour)

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Fremont Hospital FREMONT, CA

Company
Fremont Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
196959
AJE Ref #
576169003
Location
FREMONT, CA
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Description:
Fremont Hospital is a 148 bed acute psychiatric hospital
situated in the heart of the bay area. We are the
largest freestanding psychiatric hospital in the East
Bay filled with diversity and the feel of a close knit
community. Fremont Hospital strives to be an integral
part of the community, continually expanding our efforts
to server the psychiatric needs of adolescents and
adults.
We are currently hiring for a Full Time (32 hour)
Activities Therapist. The Activities Therapist is
responsible for planning and implementing activity
services for assigned program, which involves defining
and implementing treatment goals as a member of the
interdisciplinary treatment team and providing
continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and
role modeling to patients under the direction of the
Clinical Program Manager.
Requirements:
Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college
or university in activity therapy, social work or
related.
Experience: Three (3) years of related experience, with
knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with
understanding of mental illness, required.
Licensure: Certification by state and/or national
governing body in of the following areas preferred:
Certified Recreational Therapy Specialist (CTRS), Music
Therapist Registered (MTR), or Art Therapist Registered
(ATR) preferred
Other Requirements: CPR Certification must be current
and presented to Human Resources upon hire. You must
successfully complete the Fremont Hospital s non-
violent Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training
course within 90 days of employment and prior to
assisting with preventative intervention measures. May
be required to work overtime and flexible hours.
Fremont Hospital is a part of the UHS organization and
as a result offers stability, tremendous support, career
development opportunities and competitive wages. We also
offer an excellent paid time off plan, medical, dental,
vision insurance plans, employee assistance program,
life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plan
for full and part time employees. And wonderful
employees to work with.