Therapeutic Activity Coordinator in Pierceton, IN at Bowen Center

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Coordinates activities and opportunities for patients in a psychiatric hospital to acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes about meaningful leisure involvement and experiences. The position will oversee a program that is designed to restore and maintain optimal levels of physical and psychosocial functioning. Services could include but are not limited to educational, occupational, recreational, physical, art, music, speech therapy and/or vocational rehabilitation.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The following tasks are the primary duties and responsibilities of an employee in this position. Any single position may not perform all of these tasks and/or may perform related tasks not listed here:

  • Maintain a schedule of organized groups and activities
  • Ensure the individual assigned to the group completes documentation
  • Develop activities that are meaningful and assist patients restore physical and psychosocial skills
  • Participate on the Interdisciplinary Team and contribute to the Care Planning process
  • Provide education to the patient's family or caregivers as needed
  • Assist in other areas of the Inpatient Unit when needed and as directed



Job Requirements

Education: Bachelors Degree in Education, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, or another related field that can accomplish the position duties

Certificate or Professional License: Registered Occupational Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or similar.


Experience: Prefer two (2) years in a mental health setting.

  • Valid driver’s license and active liability insurance.
  • Satisfactory results from criminal background check.
  • Minimum 21 years of age