Activities Specialist- Full Time

Northern Westchester Hospital Glen Oaks , NY 11004

Posted 5 months ago

Job Description:

Assesses, plans, implements and documents individual and group activities geared towards facilitating the rehabilitation of patient disorders.

Responsibilities Include:

Plans and implements individual and group activities geared to facilitate the rehabilitation of patient disorders.

Provides group members with the opportunity to engage in activities, which promote socialized behaviors.

Provides documentation and feedback on patient participation in the activities program and participates in case conferences with other staff members.

May coordinate activities on individual inpatient floors.

Assesses program needs and prepares orders for supplies. Maintains inventory of program supplies to ensure availability on demand.

Continually evaluates guidelines to maintains consistency and achieve optimal performance. Advises supervisor of recommended changes.

Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Knowledge of Therapeutic Recreation, Rehabilitation, and/or Vocational Training as normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field, required.

  • Appropriate New York State Driver's License in full compliance with the standards of the New York State Vehicle Traffic Law, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) years related work experience to ensure familiarity with a variety or recreational therapy and/or rehabilitation modalities preferred.

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