Meadows Behavioral Healthcare - Equine Specialist - Wickenburg, AZ

Meadows Behavioral Healthcare - Equine Specialist - Wickenburg, AZ

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Starting rate $20 per hour


* Assists in assessment of patient needs and provides activities for patients that are appropriate to age, development, needs and interest.

* Instructs patients in grooming and horse handling procedures of and equitation skills.

* Documents activity sessions in the patient record.

* Acts to preserve patient safety during activities.

* Communicates with clinical, medical and nursing any change in a Patient’s status, including health or behavior.

* Equine Responsibilities

* Follows horse training procedures to maintain standard equine performance levels necessary to ensure the safety and suitability of horses used in program.

* Monitors health and behavior of horses, reporting any concerns regarding health to the Equine Program Director.

* Cleans stalls and complete other stable maintenance needs as required.

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:

* High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.

* EAGALA Certification preferred.

* CPR / First Aide and CPI required.

* Minimum of 3 years equestrian experience required.

* Three years’ experience facilitating group equine activities in a patient care setting preferred.

* Three years ‘experience facilitating group recreational activities preferred.

* Three years’ experience in facilitating challenge course activities preferred.

* Ability to provide excellent service to internal and external customers.

* Ability to effectively listen, process received information, and express ideas both orally and in writing in English.

* Ability to initiate action, take personal responsibility, suggest improvements, and solve problems within scope of job without being asked.

* Ability to understand and comply with government, regulatory, and company rules.

* Ability to record, report, and maintain confidentiality of information and respond to requests for information.

* Ability to get assigned work done in an acceptable manner, in the time allotted, with minimal prompting or reminders.

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