Activity Therapist

MHM Services, Inc
Hagerstown, MD
May 17, 2018
May 21, 2018
Full Time
Overview:MHM Services, Inc. is a national provider of mental health and medical services to government facilities, state mental hospitals, jails and prisons. Celebrating over 30 years in business, MHM maintains an excellent reputation for being one of the best in the correctional health care industry. Our company consists of more than 7,000 "TOP NOTCH" mental health and medical professionals across 16 states, including Maryland.We are currently seeking a part-time Activity Therapistto work at Maryland Correctional Institution for Women in Jessup, MD with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. The shift is Monday through Friday Evenings from 4:00pm to 8:00pm, 20hrs per week/flexible schedule. The Activity Therapist is under the direction of professional mental health staff, and uses recreational/social/vocational activities to accomplish treatment objectives, foster skill building and problem solving in support of psychological stabilization for patients in a correctional setting.QualificationsBachelor's degree in Social Sciences, required, with 2 years of experience in Therapeutic Recreation or related field; providing activities programming for persons who have a serious mental illness required.Must maintain current tuberculosis documentation and active CPR certification.Training, experience or certification as a nurse's aide, medical technician, EMT, or activities technician preferred.Experience working in a correctional mental health setting preferred.Must be able to pass a background investigation and obtain agency security clearance where applicable.*CBINDMHM

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