Acadia Healthcare Activity Therapist in Valdosta, Georgia
The Activity Therapist carries out all recreational therapy groups to help improve self-esteem, social skills and increase leisure skills. Assists recreational therapist in planning activities and events.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills and possess the ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, peers, clinical and non-clinical staff, supervisors and managers as well as staff in community organizations.
Must possess the ability to work alone and be able to accomplish patient goals without direct supervision.
Ability to understand and address patient and family expectations and provide excellence in care and service consistent with the organization’s mission, vision, values and behavioral standards.
Must be able to communicate in English both verbally and in writing, in a way that is understood by patients, family members and others related to the mental health care team.
Ability to work with all levels of staff and management
Maintains friendly, efficient, positive customer service attitude towards patients and coworkers
Creates and implements activities that promote positive interaction with others.
- 6 Months in Human Services, psychiatric hospital