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Activity Therapist

Company: Wellpath
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Compensation Range

$24.46 - $27.18 / hour

You Matter

--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved

--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture

--- Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:

--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients

--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

--- Autonomy in a warm team environment

--- Growth and training

Perks and Benefits

In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:

--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!

--- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships

--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching

--- Company paid life insurance

--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)

--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts

--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.

Why Us

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.

If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

Wellpath sees hundreds of thousands of unique individuals in their facilities month over month and a very large percent of those individuals receive direct clinical care, which includes lives saved by Narcan.

We offer ongoing training and development opportunities for licensed and unlicensed healthcare team members, and have best in class clinical resources for training, education, and point of care support.

How you make a difference

As an Activity Therapist, your primary responsibility will be to provide therapy services to patients under the direction of your site supervisor. This will involve developing and implementing therapeutic activities that help patients with physical, emotional, and cognitive disabilities to improve their overall well-being. Additionally, you will be expected to communicate effectively with both facility staff and company representatives to ensure that therapy services are delivered in a coordinated and effective manner.

Key Responsibilities

Provide activity therapy services according to facility policies and recognized standards, under supervisor direction, and ensuring effective collaboration with other staff.

Conduct various types of therapy sessions, including task groups, socialization groups, community meetings, and education/recreational groups, tailored to individual needs.

Monitor and document person served involvement in activities, including regular monitoring of program involvement and condition, and notifying supervisors of significant changes.

Participate in in-service sessions, staff meetings, and treatment team meetings as scheduled, and report person served or departmental issues promptly to supervisors.

Maintain supply inventory and notify supervisors when attention is required, while also seeking additional supervision when necessary.

Qualifications & Requirements

Education

Associate or bachelor's degree in activity therapy, therapeutic recreation, or related field.

Experience

Experience providing services to a mentally ill population and/or certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist preferred.

Certification as Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Music Therapist, Art Therapist or related field preferred.

Licenses/Certifications

Must maintain CPR certification, and any other certifications (such as First Aid) as required by site contract.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.

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Requisition 24-162534

Location MA, Plymouth

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Type Full-Time

Shift Day 8 hour

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Sabrena Bailey

Recruiter : Email SabrBailey@Wellpath.us

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