Job Details

Activities Coordinator

Oregon State Hospital - OHA, Salem, Oregon, United States

Job - Health

Close Date: 03/29/2020

Do you have a desire to assist patients gain access to healthy leisure opportunities at the Oregon State Hospital? Would you like to participate in being part of team dedicated to providing patients with health leisure opportunities? How about teaching patients about the benefits of wellness and physical well-being? This is the job for you!

What you will do!
You will plan, facilitate and lead recreation activities and programming and assist with treatment groups!
You will coordinate staff resources, structure and implement recreation activities and programming for evenings and weekends!
You will assist clinical staff in groups and therapeutic activities!
You will maintain, track, and communicate an up to date work/events schedule!
You will evaluate, create, develop and vary new recreation opportunities for assigned patient groups!
You will evaluate recreation activities and programming for efficacy, feasibility and patient satisfaction!

What's in it for you?
• Full-time employment in the heart of Salem, Oregon
• A position where your input and contributions impact the citizens of Oregon
• 8 hours of vacation leave and 8 hours of sick leave per month
• Nearly unbeatable medical, vision, and dental benefits
• Pension and retirement programs

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
• Three years of experience working with mentally, emotionally, behaviorally, or physically impaired clients.
• A Bachelor's degree in behavioral or social science (such as social work, human services, psychology, child development, gerontology, health, or health education) may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
• Experience in creating and maintaining a work environment that is respectful and accepting of diversity among team members and the people we serve.
• Knowledge of techniques, practices and problems related to working a vulnerable population of physically, emotionally, mentally, and behaviorally impaired persons.
• Knowledge of program design and alignment with treatment plans.
• Knowledge of the practices, principals, organizing and planning of recreational activity.
• Knowledge of the safety, security, rules and practices.
• Experience in creating and maintaining a work environment that is respectful and accepting of diversity among team members and the people we serve.
• Skill in proactive intervention techniques, directing and instructing participants in leisure activities, and motivating and sustaining participant's interest.
• Skill in coordinating a variety of programs, activities or events.
• Skill in effectively communicating (both verbally and in writing) with others and observing and documenting patient behavior.
How to apply:
Complete the online application online at oregonjobs.org using job number REQ-35319

Complete details: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Oregon-State-Hospital--Salem---OHA/Activities-Coordinator_REQ-35319