One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Cedar Creek Hospital is an acute care psychiatric treatment facility located in St. John's Michigan just 30 minutes north of Lansing. This new facility opened in the fourth quarter of 2017 and will serve both adults and adolescent populations in both inpatient and partial hospitalization settings.
Cedar Creek Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Per Diem Activity Therapist to join our team of dedicated professionals. The Activity Therapist is responsible for providing activity and group programming for adult or adolescent patients in an inpatient setting. The goal of Activity Therapy is to assess, educate and develop recreational social, leisure and daily living skills.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
1. Teach patients interactions with families and significant others in a socially constructive way; 2. Develop productive skills for vocational, avocational, and daily living activities; 3. Provide opportunities to become aware of leisure strengths and interests; 4. Transfer learned activity skills to ongoing functioning in the community 5. Perform individual assessments of functional living skills. 6. Assists Nursing Team with safety duties.