1+ months


Universal Health Services
Groton, CT 06340
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Stonington Institute, a division of one of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), has an immediate opening for an Activities Therapist. UHS is a Fortune 500 corporation and in 2017 was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune. Stonington Institute is committed to providing quality substance abuse treatment options for adults in Southeastern Connecticut and surrounding areas. We offer medical detox as well as residential addictions treatment for active duty and retired military service members in our North Stonington location. Our clinic in Groton, CT, offers partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment, and is conveniently located across the street from The Inn at Trails Corner, a new 180 bed dormitory-style sober community for adult men and women who attend our outpatient day treatment programs. The Inn offers overnight accommodations, full-meal service, indoor/outdoor recreation options, a workout room, and computer center for all clients. We accept private insurance, state-funded plans and self-pay arrangements. EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet. The Activities Therapist develops, facilitates and coordinates the activities of the housing program at Stonington Institute in order to provide recreation resources and opportunities for all clients, with a focus on improving health and well-being and providing positive alternatives to substance use. Other tasks include maintaining quality improvement data and collaborating with the leadership team to provide comprehensive services to all clients. Essential Responsibilities: Plans and organizes the on-grounds, after program & weekend recreational activities for clients in the partial hospital/intensive outpatient programs (PHP/IOP) who are residing at Trails Corner. Includes checking inventory, ordering supplies, program development and scheduling. This is an evening position. Weekends are required.

Job Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Recreation Administration or Therapeutic Recreation. Additional certification, training, or experience in the area of recreational or leisure therapy services, fitness or health, and nutrition preferred. Previous experience in the delivery of recreation/leisure therapy services in a similar environment or with similar client population.


Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-19

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