RECREATION/ART/MUSIC/ACTIVITIES THERAPIST (BA) Job at Shift Varied, Colorado Springs, CO

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  • Shift Varied
  • Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description

Responsibilities

SCREENING OF APPLICANTS BEGINS IMMEDIATELY AND CONTINUES UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

This is a PRN/On-call position

Job Description: The Activities /Music/Recreational Therapist role is designed to provide activities therapy to both residential populations, and therapeutic outings to clients within residential settings. Additionally, the Activities/Recreational Therapist has a responsibility for communicating findings and progress as a member of the treatment team, maintaining regulatory compliance and policy and procedure development for activities.

About Cedar Springs Hospital , our mission is to deliver the highest quality services to individuals and their families who are dealing with the ramifications of mental illness or substance abuse. Our formula for successful treatment includes innovative services using a level of care that is appropriate to each illness, individually tailored programs and highly qualified mental health professionals. Cedar Springs is dedicated to providing quality, multidisciplinary behavioral health care services to children, adolescents, adults and their families.

PRN positions are not eligible for PTO or Benefits. 

Cedar Springs Hospital is in compliance with the Healthy Family and Workplaces Act (HFWA) and Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Skills: Strong organizational and communication skills, working knowledge of personal computer, ability to maintain confidentiality. Able to complete required paperwork according to established protocol and regulatory agency requirements. Must be able to maintain professional and appropriate boundaries with clients and families. Ability to act professionally in high stress situations. Must possess high level of knowledge of alternative therapeutic interventions through the use of planned activities.

Education/Experience: Requires certification in one of the following: Recreation Therapist (CTRS), Art, Music, or Dance Movement Certification. Position requires a valid Colorado driver's license with a good driving record.  College degree required.  Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.  Passing a background check and drug screen are required to work at Cedar Springs Hospital.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.
  • Frequently lifts up to 25 pounds.
  • Requires full range of motion, manual and finger dexterity, and hand-eye coordination.
  • Requires frequent pushing, pulling of heavy loads, kneeling, grasping, stooping and bending
  • Ability to maintain patient and corporate confidentiality
  • Must be able to speak, read and write.
  • Emotional stability necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Vision and hearing sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Requires repetitive use of hands and light lowering of objects

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.  We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449 .

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