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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Work Experience

  • 6 Months in Human Services, psychiatric hospital