Activity Therapist/Mental Health Worker - Float (FT Eve)
Butler Hospital - Float Job ID: 06013-xx526-007
Butler Hospital 345 Blackstone Blvd Providence ,RI 02906
36 per week/72 ppp
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. Insures a safe and therapeutic environment on the unit through observation monitoring , interacting and providing groups. When assigned assists registered nurses in direct care of patients, specifically patients’ activities of daily living. Provides role as patient advocate through his/ /her own role modeling of standards of performance and by communicating and meeting patients needs for service
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.