Activity Therapist- Full-Time- CTRS, Art & Dance
Haven Behavioral Healthcare

Phoenix, Arizona

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Activity Therapist PT Weekend hours- CTRS, Art & Dance/Movement

Schedule: Full-Time, Daytime hours (4-10s, Fri-Mon). Actual hours: semi-flexible.

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Phoenix is seeking members to join the Activity Therapy team who would bring a specific area of expertise and specialized groups to our patients.

About Haven:

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Phoenix is a 58-bed acute care behavioral hospital that provides a safe, nurturing environment for the treatment of complex mental health issues.

We offer innovative, customized treatment and care based on an individual's needs and preferences. Our compassionate, expert treatment is designed to help our patients move past their illness and take back control of their life. Haven provides therapies that address a wide range of mental health conditions and mood disorders.

Why Haven:

Our hospital is more than a job; it's a career choice that allows you to create your own opportunities and cultivate a passion for the services provided while working through challenges. Our positions are not one dimensional. Specifically, employees are exposed to several different areas of patient care and hospital operations.

POSITION SUMMARY:
* Provide group therapeutic activities for assigned patients as scheduled.
* Assess patient needs and facilitate activities that are appropriate to age, development, needs and interests of the patients served.
* Document group sessions in the medical record per hospital requirements.
* Provide services as a member of the multidisciplinary team and as directed by the attending physician, the Director of Social Services or Activity Therapy Coordinator and the patient's treatment plan.
* Communicate with nursing staff any changes in a patient's status, including medical or behavioral.
* Interact with patients, family members, external entities and internal staff professionally and respectfully.
* Work collaboratively with all treatment team members to create a treatment environment that supports the hospital's mission to provide exemplary patient care and customer service.
* Act to preserve patient and family dignity and safety.
* Documentation for medical records and reports are timely, legible, thorough, and in required format.
* Document as required including assessments, treatment plans, and group notes.
* Update and revise treatment plan as assigned and per policy.
* Ability to effectively listen, process received information, and express ideas verbally and in writing.
* Ability to initiate action, takes personal responsibility, suggest improvements, and solve problems within scope of job without being asked.
* Ability to understand and comply with government regulations, regulatory standards and hospital policies.
* Ability to record, report, and maintain confidentiality of information and respond to requests for information.

* Ability to get assigned work done in an acceptable manner, in the time allotted, with minimal prompting or reminders.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's Degree in Art, Music, Therapeutic Recreation, or related discipline. Licensure or certification as required by accreditation or certification body specific to the individual's discipline.

EXPERIENCE:

Comfortable with facilitating groups of 2-25 participants. Three years clinical experience in a psychiatric setting, with one year's experience applying activity therapy methods and techniques preferred.

"Preference given to applicants with CTRS credentials or is a certified Art Therapist"

Haven Behavioral Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.




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