Location: Sharon Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 12/17/2020
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making of every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and ever referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
The Activity Therapist is responsible for the development and provision of comprehensive group treatment curriculum used on the behavioral health inpatient units. The Activity Therapist develops and adheres to unit schedules to provide daily group and individual activities based in sensory, art therapy, music therapy or other generally accepted modalities. Schedules, trains and oversees the implementation of group curriculum by other disciplines working on the units. Provides feedback to other disciplines as needed to meet the goals of the group topics and activities utilized. Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients and is responsible for the overall provision and maintenance of a therapeutic environment in the behavioral health unit. Meets individually with assigned patients and facilitates group intervention. Documents on patient activities as well as interactions with patients. Backs up Mental Health Workers when needed.
Required: Bachelor's degree in health related field, Crisis Management training, Clearances as required by law, BLS, Occupational Therapist-OT-A/OT-R preferred.
Please note, Sharon Regional Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous five-point standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in a designated area away from other patients and their families. Our Emergency Department has been reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.