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Universal Health Services
medical insurance, dental insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement plan
United States, Georgia, Lawrenceville
250 Scenic Highway South (Show on map)
June 29, 2023

Due to continued growth, we are seeking an Activity Therapist (PRN Weekends) to plan and provide activity therapy services for individual and/or groups which benefit their physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual well-being. The Activity Therapist will also provide recreational, or leisure assessments as needed along with participating with the multidisciplinary treatment teams to integrate these services and improve patient functioning.

SummitRidge Hospital -is a place for Healing and Hope! Our behavioral health psychiatric hospital is in Lawrenceville (about 25 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta). We provide psychiatric and substance use disorder treatment to adolescents, adults, and seniors, in addition to partial hospitalization and other outpatient programs (includes a location in Athens).

Benefits for our Activity Therapist include:

In addition to the opportunity for career growth and development within SummitRidge Hospital, our employees enjoy many benefits which come from being a part of Universal Health Services Inc (UHS) - a Fortune 500 company. Benefits include, but are not limited to:

- Discounted Medical Insurance Plans, Dental Insurance Plans, Vision Care Plan.

- 401 (k) Retirement Plan.

- Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

- Generous Paid Annual Leave: includes Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Leave Bank (ELB).

- Tuition reimbursement. Continuing education.

- Reimbursement accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses.

- Numerous Employee Discounts via a nationwide Perks Card and more.

- Promotional Opportunities across the U.S., Puerto Rico and now even Great Britain.

About Universal Health Services

One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Prefer certified Recreation (Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation and two years' experience) Art therapist (Master's degree in art therapy with 1,000 hours post-graduate clinical experience)
  • Minimum of one year experience working in a therapeutic recreation program for adults and adolescents with psychiatric and/or chemical dependency patients
  • Has a variety of skills to challenge and teach patients leisure skills and mastery over their environment.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.