The Activity Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing activity services for assigned program, which involves defining and implementing treatment goals as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and providing continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients.
Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Occupational, Art, Music, or Recreational Therapy, humanities, social work or related therapeutic discipline, or a Master’s degree preferred.
Experience: One (1) year of related experience, with a knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.
Licensure: Certification or licensure by state of Georgia and/or national governing body in of the following areas: art, occupational, recreation, or music therapy.
Additional Requirements: Successful completion of CPR Certification/First Aid and successful completion of CPI prior to assisting with a restraining procedure. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours. Current Lifeguard and First Aid certifications if conducting swimming activities.