St. John's Riverside Hospital ACTIVITY THERAPIST in Yonkers, New York
Responsibilities: The Recreation/Activities Therapist develops and implements an integrated and effective recreational program for our Behavioral Health patients. Key duties include develops and coordinates a therapeutic activity program for patients, develops meaningful recreational, craft, relaxation, cultural and art activities. Will also order and maintain stock of recreational supplies and equipment, maintain accurate clinical record keeping as well as provide individual and group counseling. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Recreational, Creative Arts Therapy or in a field allied to Therapeutic Recreational Therapy. Must be certified in Recreational, or Creative Arts Therapy with one year of experience; or a person who is a qualified health professional who holds a Bachelor's Degree in a field allied to a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist with at least 2 years of full time experience in activities therapy. Must have a valid driver's license and must have access to a personal vehicle. Will be required to work at multiple outpatient sites.