Mesilla Valley Hospital is a free-standing 120 bed psychiatric hospital in Las Cruces, New Mexico that provides mental health and drug & alcohol addiction services for adolescents, adults, and seniors. Las Cruces offers a mild climate and the very best that nature has to offer with the breathtaking Organ Mountains and close proximity to the Rio Grande Valley.Â
Mesilla Valley offers comprehensive benefits for the Activities Specialist - Full Time position, such as:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
Generous Paid Time Off
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
What do our current therapists value at UHS?
An environment that puts patient care first.Â One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a ACTIVITIES THERAPIST is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times.Â Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career.Â Supportive and responsive leadership.Â Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
POSITION SUMMARY:Â The Activities Specialist is responsible for planning and implementing activity services for assigned program, which involves defining and implementing vocational/living skills assessments and treatment goals as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and providing continuous patient care observation interaction and role modeling to patients. Â May assist with development of programs and treatment work as clinically indicated.Â
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