St. John's Riverside Hospital

Recreation/Activity Therapist

Job ID
2017-2454
Parkcare
Category
Behavioral Health
Position Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Week
7.5
Shift
Evening
Work Shift
12noon to 8:00pm, every other Saturday and Sunday
Posted Salary
$22.313 per hour to $26.631 per hour, based on experience

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

 

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   

 

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of  life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

 

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

Responsibilities

The Recreation/Activitied Therapist develops and implements an integrated and effective recreational program for our Behavioral Health patients. Key duties include develops and coordinates a therapeutic activity program for patients, develops meaningful recreational, craft, relaxation, cultural and art activities. Will also order and maintain stock of recreational supplies and equipment, maintain accurate clinical record keeping as well as provide individual and group counseling.

 

Qualifications

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational, Occupational or Creative Arts therapy. We seek a minimum of two years experience in Recreational, Occupational or Creative Arts Therapy; experience working in a in-patient Behavioral Health facility is a plus.

 

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