Mt Gretna, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 84299

Activities Therapist (Psych Tech III) - Child/Adolescent Inpatient - Days

Michelle Dermes
Michelle Dermes
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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May 18 In-Person Hiring Events
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata / WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, York / WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro
Positions: Certified Sterile Processing Technicians, Food Services, Housekeeping, LPN, Medical Assistant, Nursing, Nursing Support, Pharmacy, Allied Health: Lab Services, Respiratory, Imaging, Surgical Technologist, Home Health RN, Home Health LPN
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May 25 In-Person Hiring Events
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WellSpan Medical Group, York
Positions: Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Medical Assistant, LPN, Patient Service Specialists
MAY
2022
In-Person Hiring Events -
Various Locations and Dates

Full-time, Days - 7am-3:30pm

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the level of care director and unit manager(s), and in concert with other team members, this staff works collaboratively to facilitate a stable and smooth operation of the program and provides therapeutic interventions in accordance with best practice guidelines, client treatment plans, and policies. This staff will also provide milieu leadership for Psych Tech I’s and II’s.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates and monitors the activities of the individual’s treatment team.
  2. Provides shift oversight of activities and task completion on the assigned unit.
  3. Provides skill building groups utilizing a wide range of topics and documents groups as appropriate.
  4. Participates in completing the client-centered comprehensive assessment.
  5. Provides direct clinical services to clients in the milieu setting to teach behavioral symptom management techniques and to assist clients in adapting to and/or coping with internal and external stresses.
  6. Exhibits clinically appropriate relational (e.g., accurate empathy, active listening) skills.
  7. Promotes client attendance and participation in groups and activities and documents participation.
  8. Provides practical help and side-by-side coaching, problems solving, training, and supervision to help clients obtain necessities of daily living.
  9. Provides care to clients in a manner that considers safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment.
  10. Assists the team members in the care and evaluation of clients.
  11. Assists with program performance improvement measures and outcomes.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 – 2 years
    • Min Field of Expertise: Behavioral/mental health, social science
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Knowledge of current activities, therapy principals and group counseling skills/techniques
  • Required Certification:
    • BLS certification
  • Required Courses:
    • Must provide clearance per the Child Protective Svcs Law amended by PA Act 33 of 1985
  • Skills:
    • Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills; analytical skills; organization and time management; mental and visual ability to observe client behavior and document findings; teaching ability; customer service awareness and capability; knowledge of current activities, therapy principals and group counseling skills/techniques.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management.

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