University of Utah Health Care

  • Ropes Challenge Course Facilitator - PRN hours

    Requisition Number
    28456
    Reg/Temp
    Temporary
    Employment Type
    PRN
    Shift
    Variable
    Work Schedule
    Varies
    Location Name
    Univ Neuropsychiatric Inst
    Patient Care?
    No
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    UNI CST 93H EXPRESSIVE THERAPY
    Category
    Behavioral Health
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

     

    This position is responsible for planning and implementing community based ropes challenge course groups.

    Responsibilities

    • Facilitates community groups on the challenge course.
    • Ensures overall physical, emotional health and safety of group members while on course.
    • Introduces customers to the community program and ensures necessary health and information forms are complete.
    • Assembles and disassembles challenge course equipment. Inspects and maintains equipment.
    • Plans the sequence of provided programs and facilitates activities to meet group goals.
    • Attends challenge course technical trainings and meetings.
    • Documents, reports and evaluates equipment, challenge course use and related incidents.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
    • Ability to make decisions related to the participant’s emotional, physical health and safety issues involving equipment and the course.
    • Must possess the skills to handle emergency situations in a calm and competent manner.
    • Must demonstrate understanding of group process, group stages and group facilitation skills.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Required

    • One year of previous challenge course facilitator experience or equivalency.
    • Successful completion of the University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) R.O.P.E.S. training requirements.

    Licenses Required

    • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

    * Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Preferred

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social and Behavioral Science, Human Services or related field.

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This position involves intermediate work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects while providing patient care to those with psychiatric conditions.

    Physical Requirements

    Carrying, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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