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Activity Therapist

Company: Pine Rest - Activity Therapy
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Pine Rest is the fourth largest, freestanding, mental health institution in the country. We are called to express the healing ministry of Jesus Christ by providing behavioral health services with professional excellence, Christian integrity, and compassion.

What Will You Do?

As a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team, utilizes clinical skills associated with current training in area of expertise, the expressive arts therapies, recreation or occupational therapies and psycho-educational interventions, to plan, organize and implement a program of ancillary services. Assesses patients' capabilities, needs, interests and goals and designs an individualized treatment program consistent with interdisciplinary team's goals. The Activity Therapist must demonstrate excellent customer service and have enthusiasm about the program and the Pine Rest organization.

Who Are We?

Diversity, inclusion, and equity are at the core of Pine Rest. We strive each day to foster a sense of belonging and empowerment in a diverse workplace. Pine Rest believes in investing in our greatest resource: our employees. We encourage you to take advantage of all opportunities for professional development. Through our own development with that of Pine Rest we can continue to advance mental health care in our communities.

What Does This Role Require?

  • Bachelors in Recreational Therapy or Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy Required.
  • Registered as a therapist or certification as a OTR, COTA, or CTRS.
  • A minimum of three months of relevant psychiatric/medical/clinical experience necessary in order to gain entry-level abilities in planning and implementing therapeutic activities.
  • Knowledge of current therapy principles in area of expertise, therapeutic expressive arts activities, recreation or occupational therapies, psycho-educational interventions and group counseling techniques at a level normally acquired through completion of degree in area of expertise with successful completion of clinical training at a university affiliated Hospital.What Benefits Do We Offer?

    • Quality, cost-effective health care
    • 403(b) retirement plan
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Employee assistance program
    • Strong compensation commensurate with experienceHow Do I Apply?

      Please submit your resume and cover letter to:
      Or simply apply via our careers page:

      Thank you for your interest in working for Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. We appreciate your time and look forward to reviewing your resume. If you are selected to participate in the interview process, you will receive an email or phone call within 2 weeks.

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