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Activities Assistant -CDU


Ouachita County Medical Center has openings for Activities Assistants in our CDU (Chemical Dependency Unit) for Full Time.

Essential Duties and Major responsibilities: Reports to the Nurse Manager of CDU or Director of CDU. Assists with coordinating various activities for CDU patients which may include activities away from the hospital campus to maintain continuity for around the clock care. Assists Nursing in program related areas. Transporting CDU patients to and from meetings as needed.   

This position requires: High school diploma or Equivalent. Experience with patient care is desirable but not required. Must be capable of using sound judgement in working with CDU patients. Knowledge of Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous is preferred. Applicant must possess an unrestricted Arkansas Driver’s License to be considered for the position. Please List your AR Driver's Licence number in the Licensing section of the Application.

The applicant must have strong interpersonal skills, be able to perform well individually and within group settings, have the ability to handle situations professionally and accurately, and must be able to provide care with courtesy, friendliness and respect.

Individuals who prefer to apply for employment in person may do so Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm in the Human Resources office. This office is located downstairs, at the back of the hospital. 

All applications remain active for 6 months, so please be sure to include your telephone number on the application. If you are selected, we will contact you to schedule an interview. Drug screens are required for all new employees. Any questions regarding your application, interview or drug screen should be directed to our Human Resources department.