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Activity Therapy Coordinator
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and
Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is currently seeking qualified candidates
for the position of Activity Therapy
Coordinator at Georgia Regional Hospital - Atlanta, located in Decatur, GA.
directs, and coordinates the delivery of health services. Develops and
implements related policies and procedures. Monitors and evaluates healthcare
programs. Directs subordinate supervisors and staff.
& Performance Standards:
that community health care services are adequate, appropriate, and accessible
long and short-term goals for the health agency and participates in the
agency's strategic and operational planning
hires, directs, trains, evaluates the performance of, and when necessary,
disciplines and discharges health care employees
awareness of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment
equipment, data processing technology, government regulations, health insurance
charges, and financing options
human resources and directs administrative activities for health care employees
and evaluates the effectiveness of services and programs
the planning, development, scheduling, and implementation of health care
programs and activities
in the development and administration of budgets
community assessments and develops policies and plans based on data collection,
activity reports, planning documents, program plans and objectives
and organizes program structure and policies to meet organizational and
organizes, and directs the work of the unit(s) to provide continuous active
treatment to the patients served
priorities and implements goals and objectives to meet or resolve identified
to prioritize time and resources among primary projects of responsibilities
to anticipate future trends and issues that should be addressed to meet goals
of how health care facility operates
to develop service plans according to policies and procedures
to schedule staff accordingly
Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of supervisory experience in a health care services environment
Master degree in a related field and one year of supervisory experience in a health care services environment
Doctorate degree in a related field
Note: Some positions may require certification or licensure
Preference will be given to those who, in addition to
meeting the above qualifications, also possess the following:
Bachelor's degree in a related field, i.e. Therapeutic
Recreation, Music Therapy or Art Therapy and licensure in the field AND 3 years
supervisory experience in the Mental Health field
Master's degree in related field, i.e. Therapeutic
Recreation, Music Therapy or Art Therapy and licensure in the field AND 2 years
supervisory experience in the Mental Health field
In addition to a competitive salary (), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.
This position is a pay grade 16 on the statewide salary plan.
This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital of Atlanta in Atlanta (Decatur), Georgia.
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Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: GRHAjobs@dhr.state.ga.us
To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Activity Therapy Coordinator If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well. If you are an employee currently working in a unit that is closing, please follow the instructions in the gray box below.
Special Instructions for employees affected by closures at SWSH & CSH’s Craig Center
*AFFECTED EMPLOYEES MUST COMPLETE THIS STEP*
Follow the directions to apply for this job as listed above. However, be sure to include either SWSH or Craig, depending on which applies to you, along with Internal Employee and the Job Title.
"Activity Therapy Coordinator – Internal SWSH Employee" or
"Activity Therapy Coordinator – Internal Craig Employee"
ALSO complete the information at this link: Affected Employee Link
You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.