Recreation/Vocational Programmer
Western State Hospital - Staunton, VA

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Western State Hospital may be just the place to practice your profession and make an important contribution to the health care field. We are a 250 bed Joint Commission/CMS accredited hospital located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley within 30 minutes of major university towns.
Our strategic philosophy is to provide valued service, to look forward and anticipate challenges and opportunities, to actively educate the public, and to be open and welcoming to the media.
We are very excited to be in our new state-of-the-art facility and facilitate our recovery oriented treatment process.

Western State Hospital is recruiting for a Human Services Care Specialist, Senior. This position will assist in the development and implementation of training/therapeutic interventions within the psychosocial treatment program. Additionally, this position will provide community recreation programming and vocational training to all clients of WSH.

Monday-Friday 11:30am-7:30pm, off weekends and holidays

Minimum Qualifications
Successful applicants will have experience leading and supervising recreation activities. High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with special populations is preferred. College courses in recreation, leisure, vocational, or health related field is preferred. Candidates with experience in mental health will be ideal. Bi-lingual in Spanish is favored.

Special Requirements
The successful applicant must pass a criminal background investigation, drug screening test and employment reference check. The applicant must have the ability to perform at the level of physical demands noted on the Employee Work Profile and the verified ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

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