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Activities Specialist - Short Term Care (Per Diem)

Company: Barnabas Health
Location: Newark
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Activities Specialist - Short Term Care (Per Diem) Req #: 0000081936 Category: Behavioral and Mental Health Status: Per Diem Shift: Day Facility: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Location: Short Term Care (Stc), 201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ 07112-2027 Activities therapist will provide individual activities and therapeutic/rehabilitative groups to patients in the program and completes activity s assessments within 48 hours of admission. The Activities therapist assists patients in Wellness and recovery plan development and provides teaching on wellness and recovery. Responsible for timely and complete clinical documentation. Participates in inter disciplinary treatment planning.Bachelors Degree in recognized recreational therapy or related field with a defined course of study addressing assessment and treatment for persons with mental illness is required ; masters Preferred. Certification in a recognized recreational therapy such as art, dance/movement, drama, occupational therapy preferred. Two years prior work experience as an activities therapist preferred.NBIMC is an Equal Opportunity EmployerRWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity EmployerCompany Description:How do you build a healthier New Jersey? Every day at RWJBarnabas Health, extraordinary people like you come together to shape the answer. In our newly-integrated network of busy urban medical centers, acclaimed teaching and research facilities, and state-of-the-art community hospitals, we're delivering world-class care to more than 5 million people across the Garden State " and redefining the career expectations of every member of our team.We're proud to be one of New Jersey's premier employers, with a strong financial foundation and an outstanding national reputation for excellence in health care. At the same time, we feel like an extended family: A dynamic collection of diverse and passionate individuals with unique skills, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a shared belief that we're better together.We know that the best way to serve our state is to build the strongest team in the country. We're doing that by creating a compelling matrix organization that offers the unrivaled flexibility to explore opportunities across the entirety of our network " so you can make the choices that will position you to grow and thrive for years to come.How do you build a better future? By focusing on quality of life. Great relationships. Community focus. And tremendous opportunities for lifelong learning and professional growth. Take a closer look at RWJ Barnabas Health, and you'll s

Keywords: Barnabas Health, Newark , Activities Specialist - Short Term Care (Per Diem), Other , Newark, New Jersey

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