Posted 1 week ago

Activity Therapist

Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Category: Healthcare

 Park Forest

Type: Full Time

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire an Activity Therapist for the Ludeman Developmental Center located in Park Forest, Illinois to provide therapeutic activity programs for and conducts direct therapy for assigned individuals. Completes activity therapy assessments and evaluative data for the development of habilitation plans. Evaluates the individual’s complex behaviors and reactions of during activities and leisure time. Establishes and coordinate types and schedules of activity programs. Travels in performance of job duties. Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides therapeutic activity programs for and conduct direct therapy for assigned individuals served at Ludeman Developmental Center.
  • As a member of the treatment team, formulates treatment plans, writes program notes, makes detailed analysis and evaluation of the individuals needs and their responses to treatment and formulates realistic discharge plans.
  • Completes activity therapy assessments and evaluative data for the development of habilitation plans, implementing therapeutic modalities and documenting such as determined by hospital and departmental policy and procedures.
  • Order and stock supplies and equipment for activities.
  • Monitors and maintains adequate resources and verifies a safe environment for individuals served and staff.
  • Assists in providing in-service training for both activity and non-activity staff.