HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Activity Therapist PRN in Caldwell, Idaho

Activity Therapist - PRN "As Needed"

Recreational Therapist, Art Therapist or Music Therapist

Behavioral Health Unit at West Valley Medical Center

West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) is a full service hospital available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week servicing Canyon County, Idaho and surrounding communities. WVMC consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. Our expertly trained staff and board certified physicians are focused on treating everyone like family. Some of our key services include: cardiology, emergency care, ear/nose/throat, general surgery, spine, orthopedics, pediatrics, behavioral health, radiology/imaging, urology, maternity, women’s services. If you are looking for a small-town, friendly environment with a big-city commitment to high-quality patient care, this is the right hospital for you. You can apply your training and skills in a professional atmosphere where they will be valued. You will be part of a community hospital where your contributions are appreciated and your voice is heard – where work force diversity is encouraged and personal growth is supported.

*PRN Defined: *Work minimum of one shift per two week pay period to assist with staffing for coverage of absences for staff planned/unplanned and/or increase in census. The more you are available the more you can work if shifts are available.

*NOTE: *An assessment (that takes about 20 minutes to complete) will be automatically sent to you when you have applied for this position (unless you have completed it when applying for a previous similar type position). Please look for it in your email and complete immediately as to not impede the processing of your application.

Questions: Contact Recruiter at tanya.covert@hcahealthcare.com (208) 709.2261 (mobile/text preferred)

Job Summary:

Responsible for assessing, planning, and implementing the art therapy needs of the patients on the Behavioral Health Unit.

*Assures the provision of high quality, safe and cost-effective services to patients, clients, physicians, visitors and other customer groups.

*Develops and implements the Art Therapy program for the unit to help foster self-awareness, increase and/or improve social skills, stimulate and promote healthy growth in creative activities and to promote the creative process which effectively helps to reduce anxiety, increase self-esteem, and manage behaviors.

*Completes an activity therapy assessment for each patient within 72 hours of admission.

*Assesses individual patient needs, and plans & implements art therapy that is appropriate for each patient.

*Documents pertinent information relevant to developing and implementing the patient treatment plan.

*Under the general supervision of the unit director, provides consultation to other hospital areas as directed by physician order.

*Bachelors Degree in Art Therapy or Related Field (Required) Recreation therapy, Music Therapy. Masters Degree Preferred

*Minimum one year experience in behavioral health setting preferred.

*Current applicable Therapy Credentials Board certification or related certification credentials

*Current BLS or obtain within 30 days of employment

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Activity Therapist PRN

Location: Idaho-Caldwell-West Valley Medical Center-Idaho

Requisition ID: 00092-3851