WauwatosaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Wauwatosa jobs

Experiential Therapist- Pool

Company: Rogers Behavioral Health
Location: Brookfield
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

*$1,000.00 retention bonus available!

Develops, plans, implements, facilitates, directs and evaluates experiential therapy programming in all specialized treatment areas. Knowledge and experience are applied in an educational role with interdisciplinary staff and community resources. Documents within designated program. Is knowledgeable, skillful and have abilities in a wide variety of experiential media. The Experiential Therapist I will have a working knowledge of a psychosocial functioning of patient/resident groups as well as application of expressive activities within a psychiatric setting. These include, but are not limited to, adventure-based and environmental activities, sports, dance, group initiatives, arts/crafts, music, outdoor activities, art media, psychodrama, horticulture, ropes and challenge course.Job Duties & Responsibilities:Programming.

  • Conduct experiential therapy, as scheduled.
  • Evaluate, plan and coordinate programming to meet patients'/residents' needs.
  • Maintain Experiential Therapy environments for safety and supplies.
  • Be flexible with work assignments, including schedule changes and program additions.
  • Have a good working knowledge of a variety of experiential therapies.Documentation/Treatment.
    • Complete a treatment plan and evaluation according to Rogers policy.
    • Complete therapeutic documentation according to Rogers policy.Patient/resident knowledge.
      • Demonstrate knowledge of intervention strategies and utilize redirection when necessary to maintain patients'/residents' safety.
      • Monitor patient/resident behavior and safely intervene appropriately, using de-escalation techniques and least-restrictive measures possible.
      • Establish a therapeutic rapport with patient/resident groups, while maintaining appropriate, professional relationships.
      • Demonstrate knowledge of psychosocial functioning of each patient/resident group. Know the common diagnostic categories and their relationship to patients'/residents' behavior within the setting. Demonstrate knowledge of treatment procedures/models (behavioral, recovery, etc.) and application within a therapy setting.Staff requirements.
        • Attend all mandatory in-services and other in-services relevant to the position. Be responsible for all educational requirements and related obligations pertaining to the license of the program/unit license regulatory requirements governing the program(s).
        • Complete all required orientation competencies and training within the Experiential Therapy department and Rogers.
        • Attend Experiential Therapy department and program staff meetings, as required.
        • Meet with the manager of Experiential Therapy monthly regarding clinical guidance, training, program evaluation and problem reporting.
        • Conduct program-specific programming off Rogers Behavioral Health grounds, following procedures for using Rogers owned vehicles, for designated patient populations.
        • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.Additional Job Description:Education/Training Requirements:
          • BS/BA degree is required, preferably in art, music, dance, recreation, or other therapies required. A Master's degree in these areas is preferred.
          • Certification/registration through appropriate credentialing board preferred.
          • Valid driver license in the state of employment (Residential and PHP/IOP assignments).
          • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR or American Red Cross Professional Rescue certification is required within thirty (30) days of the date of hire, with annual re-certification.
          • Formal training in management of the aggressive patient is required within sixty (60) days of the date of hire, with annual re-certification, including self-defense training.
          • Ropes and Challenge Course training by Rogers Memorial Hospital, with yearly renewal (where applicable to the position).
          • Employees at the Child/Adolescent Day Treatment programs licensed under HFS -40 are required to have at least one (1) year of educational or work experience and a licensure or certification when serving children with mental health disorders.
          • Applicable to Experiential Therapy pool and Experiential Therapy fixed FTE staff dedicated to a residential cost center: Compliance in Residential Care Centers (RCC) and Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) employee training requirements.Art Credential - Cert, Art Therapist Registered - Cert, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - Cert, Dance Therapist - Cert, Music Therapist - Cert

Keywords: Rogers Behavioral Health, Wauwatosa , Experiential Therapist- Pool, Healthcare , Brookfield, Wisconsin

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Wisconsin jobs by following @recnetWI on Twitter!

Wauwatosa RSS job feeds