Recreation/Activity Therapy Assistant - SFMC Psychiatric Acute Adult in Lynwood, CA at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities Conducts therapeutic recreational activities under the direction of the Activity Therapist, within the program to facilitate rehabilitation of the physically and mentally disabled. The Activity Therapy Assistant directs patient participation in selected activities such as games, social activities, sports or music to create an atmosphere of sociability, to provide a means of creative expression and to facilitate the learning skills for recreating during hospitalization and after discharge in the community. Creates an environment that allows the patient to explore his/her own potential, cultivate positive morale and minimize distress of illness.

Education and Work Experience


1.     High School Diploma or Associates Degree in Activity, Recreational therapy or other related field.

2.     Recreational Therapy Assistant (RTA) or Activity Therapy Assistant Certificate preferred.

3.     Minimum one (1) year experience in Behavioral Healthcare, rehabilitative or SNF setting preferred.

4.     Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.



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