Springwoods Behavioral Health is an affiliated 80-bed acute care behavioral health facility located in Northwest Arkansas and has been providing quality health care to the residents Northwest Arkansas since 2009. The hospital provides 24-hour acute care behavioral health services.
Springwoods Behavioral Health is seeking a dynamic and talented Recreational Therapist CTRS.
Interpersonal Relationships: As a representative of Springwoods Behavioral Health, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct effect on the Facility's image and perceptions of quality service. Interaction with patients, family members, physicians, referral sources, affiliating schools, visitors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of team work which is congruent with facility standards and guidelines to promote positive relations.
Position Purpose: Work with team and develop all activity therapy programming, from assessment, treatment planning, implementation, evaluation, to discharge planning, as assigned.
SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
Working knowledge and experience with therapeutic recreation process, including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Must have the visual acuity to identify, instruct, and evaluate patient's skills, affect, needs, safety, and progress.
Excellent verbal and written skills are required to communicate and interact effectively with patients, families, physicians, hospital staff, and the public.
Skill sets to work with patients, families, physicians, and staff. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
Knowledge of treatment programs, leisure education, social skill development, arts, and sports is required.
Must be able to provide age specific care and intervention for child, adult and geriatric population(s).
Provides written documentation in the patient chart of patient's level of participation and patient's perceptions of activity and progress toward meeting treatment goals.