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Therapeutic Recreation & Group Activity Provider/Mental Health Counselor, per diem, Senior Adult UniApply Now Job ID 144241 Date posted 08/01/2017
Assumes responsibility for providing skilled, creative, high quality group programming for Geriatric acute care patients. Is expected to work effectively and collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary treatment team to enhance the smooth delivery of quality care. In collaboration with clients, families & Senior Adult Unit staff - identifies patient goals, interests, and skills to develop and supervise individual and group activities.
Educational and Professional:
a. Post High School education and/or work experience in Social Work, Long-Term Care, Adult Day-Care, Rehab, Education, Geriatric Activities, Expressive Therapy, Arts or equivalent experience preferred.
b. Theoretical as well as practical knowledge of Older Adults and group programming
c. Experience working with the elderly in a similar or related environment. Scheduled Hours Per diem, hours assigned as needed
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