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Meadows Of Wickenburg Inc: Equine Specialist

Meadows Of Wickenburg Inc

This is a Contract position in Wickenburg, AZ posted October 22, 2021.

This is where you change your story…At Meadows we understand that new directions to career advancing and improvement can be scary, but we are excited to offer you a possible new rewarding chapter with us! Come join us in transforming lives!Who are we?We have been the most trusted name in the industry and have been helping people for 40 years. Our approach is different and success stories of our patients prove that. We don’t have one size fits all treatment and there are no quick fixes.Who are you?Are you compassionate, innovative and have a passion to make an impact? Are you looking to get your foot in the door with a company that will believe in your abilities and train you to advance? 75% of our current top-level executive staff are organic internal promotions from within.We might be a perfect fit for you!Position SummaryAssists in the facilitation of equine experiential. May assist with challenge course activities. Monitors the safety of patients. Cleans horse stalls and completes other stable maintenance needs as required.Responsibilities: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 ResponsibilitiesFollows 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 understand and comply with government, regulatory, and company rules.Ability to record, report, and maintain confidentiality of information and respond to requests for information.Physical / Working Conditions and Requirements of the Equine Specialist Position:30% time standing (greeting visitors, copying, faxing, filing)25% time walking (touring grounds, distribution)Up to 50 pounds weight lifted/carried.Occasionally needed to work irregular hours or additional hours.