Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected health care management companies, operatingthrough its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 81,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center (VBPC) is a 100-bed freestanding hospital offering acute psychiatric and substance abuse services for adults 18 years and older. The hospital is accessible 24 hours a day for admissions, and includes mental health assessments and referral network. Treatment programs and specialty services at VBPC include substance abuse and dual diagnosis.
Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center currently has a PRN Recreation Therapist position available. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
Job Summary: Provides prescribed and individual recreation services to patients. Assesses, maintains and develops program to access social, cognitive, physical and emotional functioning. Maintains a therapeutic relationship with patients. Assists in maintenance of a safe, clean therapeutic environment and assures that patients participate in recreation therapy activities and documents accordingly.