Activities Coordinator - Adult Psych

at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Position Title
Activities Coordinator - Adult Psych

Strawberry Hill Campus

COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees..

Position Summary / Career Interest:The Activities Coordinator is responsible for planning and facilitating group recreation events to our patients. This position will schedule and lead activities to help fill leisure time, so patients learn about a variety of ways to fill leisure time while they are our patients and continue the practice when they are discharged from our care.

Creates the recreation schedule each week providing variety and ensures patients are learning and engaged with activities.
Facilitates the activity events scheduled.
Collects feedback from patients on activities to enhance the schedule and implementation of different activities.
Assists the unit with coverage, supervising the unit in order to assist with staff breaks and lunches.
Perform administrative tasks as tracking attendance of programs, calendar creation and other like reporting.
Responsible for activity setup and cleanup before and after activities.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.


High School Diploma
Demonstrates good rapport with patients and professionalism with other professionals, and visitors.
Demonstrates ability to provide care/service safely and efficiently for the care of each patient.
Basic Microsoft Office.

Bachelor's Degree in Activity Therapy-related field (i.e., Recreation, Music, Art)
2 years of experience in providing therapeutic activities to patients, behavioral health.

Time Type:Full time

Job Requisition ID:R-23278

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Job Posting: 12410778

Posted On: Feb 05, 2023

Updated On: Mar 07, 2023

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