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Akron General is searching for a full time inpatient adjunctive therapist

  • 16 Jan 2014 9:55 AM
    Message # 1476248
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    The Adjunctive Therapist works under the general supervision of the Director of Nsg/Pt. Services for 6100/6400,Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and is responsible for providing group therapy to patients on inpatient psychiatric units.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Masters Degree in education, psychology, or related field and current registration to practice in the State of Ohio. Licensed as PC (PCC or PCC-S preferred). Demonstrable clinical proficiency. Ability to establish and maintain courteous cooperative and respectful relations with patients, staff, and others contacted in the course of work.

    Effective interpersonal skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Adequate physical and mental health in order to provide all types of treatment. Demonstrated responsibility, initiative, and leadership skills.

    Membership in professional organization preferred.

    Company Description

    Founded in 1914 as Peoples Hospital, Akron General Medical Center has grown to a 532-registered-bed, adult, tertiary care, not-for-profit, teaching hospital. Today, it is staffed by more than 1,000 physicians, 3,400 healthcare professionals and support staff and 550 volunteers who serve a population of more than 1.2 million people throughout Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark and Wayne Counties of Northeast Ohio.

    Akron General Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of the people and communities we serve. As a major teaching hospital, Akron General trains future physicians through 11 high-quality medical residency programs. Akron General is a teaching affiliate of the Northeast Ohio Medical University, a State of Ohio facility that serves as the Medical College of the University of Akron, Kent State University and Youngstown State University. Recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked Akron General Medical Center as the fifth best hospital in Ohio. In 2013, the American Nurses Association bestowed the prestigious “Magnet” status on the more that 1,000 nurses from Akron General Medical Center, Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute and the Health System’s Health & Wellness Centers.

    Technology is becoming increasingly important in the practice of medicine. Akron General is using information and technology every day to improve patient care. Physicians now have wireless access inside the hospital and from their offices to patient charts and test results - in real time. That means they are able to spend more time where they prefer to be - with their patients. As one of the largest employers in a three-county area, Akron General is proud to also be a Northcoast 99 Employer of Choice. This means that Akron General was one of Northeast Ohio's top 99 employers in Northeast Ohio based on meeting employees needs through benefits, health & safety, training & education, diversity and employee communication.

Questions and comments can be directed to Amy Barcelo, Executive Director at: PO Box 470001 | Broadview Heights, OH 44147 | 216.438.1994

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