:Meridell Achievement Center is a 134-bed private residential treatment facility that specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents who have emotional, behavioral and neurobehavioral problems. Our greatest asset is our staff, who work together to uphold the Facility's reputation for excellence in helping patients and their families resolve behavioral health problems. . Meridell is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, that operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Meridell is seeking a Recreation Therapist (CTRS). The Recreation Therapist (RT) provides group facilitation and supervision of patients within the RT group setting. The RT provides patients with a safe environment in which to learn practices in the following personal skill areas: leadership, communication, social, problem solving, coping, cooperation, conflict resolution and self confidence. The RT models appropriate methods of communication skills, social skills, problem solving skills and conflict resolution skills. The RT transports patients on occasion for off campus activities. The RT works closely with the interdisciplinary treatment team in making individualized patient RT goals and objectives. The RT will complete all required documentation within a timely manner to meet regulating agencies' regulations. RT will plan and implement special events, such as holiday activities and school vacation activities for the campus.