Activity Therapy Assistant Weekends

JPS Health Network Fort Worth , TX 76102

Posted 2 months ago

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital and more than 40 community-based clinics, including 19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance

outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

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Job Title:

Activity Therapy Assistant Weekends

Requisition Number:


Employment Type:

Part Time


Behavioral Health

Compensation Type:


Job Category:

Behavioral Health

Hours Worked:

Fri-Sun 10A-6:30P


Trinity Springs Pavilion for Psychiatric Services

Shift Worked:

Weekend Shift

Job Description:

Description: The Activity Therapy Assistant is responsible for assisting the Recreation Therapist in completing a full range of treatment modalities. This job will assist with the providing of activity therapy services and functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary treatment team.

Typical Duties:

  • Assists in coordinating and delivering services offered by Activity Therapy to population served.

  • Assists in providing individual Activities Therapies, as ordered by the patients' physician.

  • Charts on each assigned patient per operating procedure. May maintain other records, as assigned.

  • Maintains clinical competence for adolescent, adult and geriatric Activity Therapy services. Exhibits professional growth and development.

  • Works effectively and respectfully with patients, families, and staff members of diverse backgrounds, various income levels, differing cultural and spiritual beliefs, and varying abilities and disabilities.

  • Participates in Adjunctive Therapy Performance Improvement and Department or Hospital Committees, as assigned.

  • Ensures that Activity Therapy equipment and its use meet safety and infection control requirements.

  • Performs other related job duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Associate Degree in Recreational Therapy, Activity Therapy, or other related field.

  • One plus year of experience working with psychiatric patients.
    Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

  • Certification in Non-Aggressive Crisis Management; must be obtained while in orientation and maintained throughout employment.

Location Address:

1500 S. Main Street

Fort Worth, Texas, 76104

United States

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Activity Therapy Assistant Weekends

JPS Health Network