Activity Therapist/Mental Health Worker - Float (PT Eves)
Butler Hospital - Float Job ID: 06013-xx526-004
Butler Hospital Providence ,RI
20 per week/40 ppp
Weekend & Holiday Shift
The Activity Therapist works in collaboration with unit staff and the inter-disciplinary treatment team (under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist) in implementing groups and activities within the hospital milieu to meet the educational, recreational, and social needs of the patients. Consistently adheres to Butler Hospital service standards. Provides role as patient advocate through his/ /her own role modeling of standards of performance and by communicating and meeting patients needs for service. When assigned assists registered nurses in direct care of patients, specifically patients’ activities of daily living. Insures a safe and therapeutic environment on the unit through observation monitoring , interacting and providing groups. Assists in the educational mission of Butler Hospital by serving as a role model and mentor to students and volunteers from a variety of educational programs. Commits to self-development as it pertains to the role of Activity Therapist/Mental Health Worker.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in any of the social sciences preferred. Training and Experience: Experience in working with mentally ill clients, experience working with activity based groups preferred. Special Qualifications: Excellent communication skills. Ability to work with others in a collaborative manner. Creative and flexible.