Recreation Therapist Jobs in California
Duties- Provides direct recreational therapy services and assists in department development. Responsible for developing and implementing patient recreational activity programs. Plan individual treatment following physician’s orders. License\Certification- Requires national Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or California Recreation Therapist Certificate (RTC). Requires HeartSave...
CHW-Catholic Healthcare West Heights, CA
About Us About Dignity Health Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems, is a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 55,000 employees, and more than 380 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, hig...
Supplemental Health Care Berkeley, CA
Description: Under general supervision, plans, coordinates and facilitates a program of recreation services in order to assist patients in recovering from or adjusting to disability. The Recreation Therapist provides recreational resources and opportunities in order to improve health and wellbeing. Also, confers with physician and interdisciplinary team in treatment planning. Recreation Therapis...
Sharp Health Care San Diego, CA, 92140
Location This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County. Hours 8 hour shift: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, working every other weekend Required Skills and Qualifications Completion of a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program/school Current unencumbered California Licensed Vocational Nurse licensure One year or more recent employment experience as an LVN/LPT in an acute care inpatient hospit...
Kindred Healthcare SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Activities Director - FT - Kindred - Victorian - SF, CA ( Job Number: 200181 ) Description IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients/residents you treat. You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role...
Sharp Health Care La Mesa, CA, 91942
Location This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County Hours 8-hour shift, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; working every other weekend. Required Skills and Qualifications Current Recreational Therapy Certification Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers One year psychiatric experience Summary The Recreation Specialist will work on all inpatient psychiatric units, which includes open...
Kindred Healthcare San Francisco, CA, 94118
IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients/residents you treat. You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is K...
Kindred Healthcare Greenbrae, CA
Activities Assistant - PT - Weekends/Night - Kindred - South Marin - Greenbrae, CA - (***HIRING IMMEDIATELY) ( Job Number: 193126 ) Description About the Opportunity Resident Activity Assistant organizes and participates in person-specific activity programming, including one to one interventions, small group facilitation and large group presentations and assists the resident activity director a...
Mercy - A Member of CHW San Bernardino, CA
REC THERAPIST ( Job ID : 1400013527 ) - PSYCHIATRIC ACUTE-ADULT About This Position The Recreation Therapist performs duties within Behavioral Health Services and Hospital policies and procedures. The focus of these duties is to provide recreational, educational, and experimental groups within which patients and families can learn social skills, daily survival activities, exercise and recreation...
Kindred Healthcare Walnut Creek, CA
Activities Assistant - Per Diem - Varies - Kindred - Ygnacio Valley - Walnut Creek, CA ( Job Number: 185032 ) Description IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients/residents you treat. You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You wa...
Glendale Adventist Medical Center Glendale, CA, 91206
The Recreation Therapist provides a full range of clinical services related to evaluation and treatment of rehabilitation patients. Documents patient treatment. Communicates related information to other individuals directly involved in patient care. Performs and documents thorough consultations, evaluations and assessments: Identifies problem areas and abnormal findings; Implements appropriate adv...
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$22,880.00 - $50,000.00
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Some College Coursework Completed
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Facilitates rehabilitation and development of patients with illnesses and physical disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed recreational therapy.
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Connecting with Children
Obtains information from medical records, medical staff, family members, and the patients themselves to assess patients' capabilities, needs, and interests.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
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