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Rehab Therapist

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Rehab Therapist - Rehab Services General 002 - Part-Time, Rotating - Westport Campus - Westport, CT

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent's Health Services, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, includes a licensed 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and St. Vincent's Special Needs Services. In 2012, and again in 2018, St. Vincent's achieved Magnet® Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest national honor for nursing excellence. Known throughout the region for exceptional cardiovascular care, St. Vincent’s specializes in primary care, breast health, obstetrics, emergency medicine, behavioral health, cancer care, bariatric, and orthopedics. St. Vincent's was founded in 1903 by the Daughters of Charity.

St. Vincent’s Health Services is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Rehab Therapist with St. Vincent's Health Services, you will have the opportunity to develop and implements activity therapy treatment plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts patient assessments and establishes recreational/leisure therapy treatment goals.
  • Evaluates each patient's progress and the effectiveness of recreational/leisure therapy interventions.
  • Coordinates therapeutic recreational/leisure activities for both large and small groups. Observes patient response and encourages socialization.
  • Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic recreational/leisure activities in the community.
  • Facilitates activity and therapy group based programming in accordance with patient's treatment plan and goals.
  • Participates in planning processes and clinical programming based on evidence based initiatives.
  • Work closely with attending psychiatrist and other members of the treatment team to initiate and implement treatment plan specific to the needs and goals of each patient.
  • Other Duties as assigned

What You Will Need

Education:

  • Master's Level Degree 
    • Masters Degree in therapeutic recreation, art therapy, movement therapy, music therapy, social work, counseling, or other related human service field and Minimum of 1 year experience in behavioral health particularly inpatient, required (internship experiences applicable.

 

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9).  This law applies to all hires including volunteers and students.

St. Vincent's Health Services participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 354779
Category: Behavioral Health
Facility:
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health Services, CT
Location: Westport, CT

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