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Patient Activity Program Leader, TCU

PIH Health

Job Description

PIH Health is a nonprofit regional healthcare delivery network founded over 50 years ago. Our two campuses including a 548-bed facility in Whittier and a 199-bed facility in Downey, help to provide services to approximately 1.5 million residents in Los Angeles, Orange County and the greater San Gabriel Valley.

Under regular consultation from the TCU Occupational Therapist, plans, coordinates and implements a therapeutic activity program that meets the individual residents’ needs and interests and encourages self-care and resumption of normal activities. Meets all regulatory program requirements under Title 22, State of California.

Required Skills

Written and verbal communication skills.

Interpersonal skills

Basic organizational skills

Basic Computer Skills

Demonstrated team member abilities.

Education and/or training related to areas of responsibility

Principles of patient/family teaching

Required Experience
The Activity Leader must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Two years experience in a social or recreational program within the past five years, one year of which

was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting.

  • Completion of at least 36 hours of a course designed specifically for this position and approved by the

State and should receive regular consultation from an occupational therapist, occupational therapy
assistant or recreational therapist.

  • Current Basic Life Support Card

Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V

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