Job Description

Location: Sharon Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 12/14/2022

At Sharon Regional Medical Center, 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 every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every 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.

Job Summary:

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.


Bachelor's degree in health-related field

Crisis Management training

Occupational Therapist-OT-A/OT-R preferred.

High School Diploma/GED


Background checks as required by Federal and State law

Important COVID message

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 canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are 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.

Application Instructions

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