UHS is one of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Located in Meridian, Mississippi, Alliance Health Center is a 154-bed acute care psychiatric and chemical dependency hospital. The facility offers treatment programs for adults and adolescents and has a unique program track specifically for seniors. The Alliance campus is also home to The Crossings, a 60-bed residential treatment facility for adolescents.
Alliance is dedicated to serving individuals with acute mental and behavioral health disorders and addiction issues. Specific programs are provided for patients according to their diagnosis and age.
Behavioral health programs are offered to all ages from adolescents to seniors. Detoxification, dual diagnosis and New Leaf Recovery are offered to individuals ages 18 and up. We have a full spectrum of addiction services, from detoxification to our 30 day New Leaf Recovery program. We also offer dual diagnosis programming for those with mental illness and substance abuse.
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This position is primarily responsible for organizing, leading and promoting resident interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, and games. This includes maintaining a schedule of activities and outings. Must also maintain the documentation of services rendered from the recreational perspective.
Minimum requirements for Rec. Therapy Tech position:
CTRS preferred with a B.S in Therapeutic Recreation (or CTRS eligible and passing CTRS exam within 6 months of hire. One year working with a mental health population is highly preferred. Knowledge of group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management preferred.
B.S. in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Psychology, or similar field of study may be considered.
Good attitude, team player and excellent customer service, a must.
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