AdventHealthActivity Therapist
Orlando, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One

· Paid Days Off from Day One

· Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: FT

Shift : 8 hour shift 5 days a week - Various days

The community you’ll be caring for:

• Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

• We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

• Career growth and advancement potential

• Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

• AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

• We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

The Activity Therapist is responsible for the provision of activity services for patients within the Center for Behavioral

Health. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that

are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

•Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program

•Responsible for achieving and maintaining year round Patient Experience scores in the 75th percentile or the targeted metric determined by AdventHealth

•Completes an initial Adjunctive Therapy assessment of patients within 72 hours of admission to Center for Behavioral Health

•Documents Activity Therapy Interventions, observations, assessments and clinical data regarding patients in accordance with documentation protocol

•Plans and implements age appropriate therapeutic activities on a group and individual basis that assist patients in achieving specific goals and objectives daily while on an inpatient unit.

•Attends and interacts with interdisciplinary treatment team in developing, updating and re-evaluating patients' therapeutic treatment plan

•Plans, prepares and maintains supplies for therapeutic activities •Interfaces with unit staff in developing and providing therapeutic programming on all inpatient units daily •Participates in staff development and continuing education to enhance job performance and maintain licensure or certification status

•Acts as a team member to meet the overall needs of the department

•Performs additional duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department


•Effective verbal and written communication skills

•Comprehensive knowledge of Recreational/Occupational Therapy and appropriate implementation as defined by NCTRC/AOTA

•Knowledge and understanding of psychiatric theory and various treatment approaches

•Ability to organize and prioritize job duties in an efficient and timely manner

•Scheduling flexibility, working evenings and weekends


The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:


•One year experience working with psychiatric, physical rehabilitation or medical patients.

•Bachelor's Degree in Recreational Therapy, Occupational Therapy or related field


•Bachelor's Degree in Recreational Therapy


•Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $20.06 - $30.09

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24013963

  • Job Family: Rehabilitation Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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