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Position Summary: Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care prope...
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly grow...
Certified Recreation Therapist MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) is a 90 year-old charitable organization dedicated exclusively to the health and well-being of entertainment industry workers and their families. MPTF provides social and charitable services, quality healthcare, senior care and services, and much more. This full time position will be responsible for coordinating, assessing, p...
Reporting to the Behavioral Health Program Manager and working under general supervision develops and implements the appropriate treatment programs. Maintains the appropriate records and assists in developing new programs and the ongoing education of medical, nursing and ancillary staff in the functions of Recreational Therapy. Reporting to the Behavioral Health Program Manager and working under ...
Bacherlor's degree in Recreation or Therapeutic Recreation or equivalent. C.T.R.s.or A.T.R. certification. Previous excperience is required. Recreational therapist is knowledgeable of activity therapy for age group and diagnosis served. The therapist strives to make the patient's hospitalization as therapeutic and enjoyable as possible, while creating an environment which encourages the patient t...
RECREATION THERAPIST I The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is currently looking for Recreational Therapists to join our team. The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care to more than 10 million residents through its integrated system of award-winning hospitals and communi...
Recreation Therapist: Sherman, Texas. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital - WNJ, located 50 miles north of Dallas, is seeking a full-time Recreation Therapist. This position will work within our Behavioral Health facility and will coordinate and implement the needed therapeutic activities for patients in that unit. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) certification is required....
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly gr...
Description We are seeking an experienced RecreationTherapist for a PRN position to cover three inpatient behavioral health units. Daytime shifts will be scheduled as needed. Performs duties related to recreation therapy care. Qualifications Education: B.A./B.S. or equivalent. Experience: One year experience in Recreation Therapy is required for a PRN position. **If degree is not in Recreat...
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...
Devereux Tucson, AZ, 85704
The Recreation Therapist plans and implements therapeutic recreation program for assigned clients at our Tucson Residential Treatment Center and Esperanza (short-term residential) programs, with consideration of individual treatment goals and that meet the physical, social, emotional, and creative needs of assigned clients. He/she will assess client strengths, needs and interests and work with the...
Mercy - A Member of CHW Citrus Heights, CA
Recreation Therapist, Mercy MS Achievement Center ( Job ID : 1400013547 ) - Mercy Neurological Institute (MNI) About This Position POSITION SUMMARY: The Recreational Therapist’s focus is to design and provide recreational educational programs and groups which can be utilized as part of the curriculum for the MS Achievement Center (MSAC) adult day program. Programs and groups will be for patient...
Department of Veteran Affairs Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
Recreation Therapist Salt Lake City, UT Duties: This Recreation Therapist position is aligned under the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service of the VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City, UT. As a Recreation Therapist, you will be responsible for the development, organization and administration of a Recreation/Creative Arts program to provide therapeutic treatment to patients in various area...
Department of Veteran Affairs Asheville, NC, 28804
Recreation Therapist Asheville, NC Duties: This position is aligned under the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service of the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, North Carolina.Â You will be responsible for providing recreation therapy modalities and activities to all Veterans in the Community Living Center (CLC), which includes but is not limited to leisure assessment for all new ...
Mediscan is currently seeking an experienced Recreational Therapist (RECT) to provide long-term coverage with a government site (correctional facility) in the Vacaville, CA area. Qualifications: Must have least one year prior experience Hold current state license/certification, and be flexible to meet the needs of the facility If interested, please attach your current resume.....
Department of Veteran Affairs Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487
Recreation Therapist Tuscaloosa, AL Duties: These Recreation Therapist positions are aligned under the Diagnostics & Rehabilitation Medicine Service Service of the VA Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, AL. As Recreation Therapists, you will be responsible for the development, organization and administration of a Recreation/Creative Arts program to provide therapeutic treatment to patients in various...
DIGNITY HEALTH Citrus Heights, CA
About This Position POSITION SUMMARY: The Recreational Therapist’s focus is to design and provide recreational educational programs and groups which can be utilized as part of the curriculum for the MS Achievement Center (MSAC) adult day program. Programs and groups will be for patients and families to learn social skills, daily activities, exercise and recreational/leisure activities which prom...
Intermountain Healthcare Logan, UT, 84322
About Us What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in medicine. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve the extraordinary together . Being a part o...
Schedule: Part-time Description TriStar Skyline Madison Campus – Madison, TN Recreation Therapist – Behavioral Health TriStar Skyline Madison Campus, a facility of TriStar Skyline Medical Center, is licensed for 110 beds with behavioral health services as its primary product line Twenty four hour inpatient care is provided in the following areas: Options Assessment Department Acute Adult Ad...
Schedule: PRN/Per Diem Description General Statement of Duties : Responsible for providing age-appropriate recreational therapy services to persons hospitalized for psychiatric care with the purpose of restoring, remediating and/or rehabilitating the person’s functioning and independence as well as reducing or eliminating the effects of illness. Essential Job Functions : 1. Responsible for co...
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$22,880.00 - $50,000.00
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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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Meets patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining recreational therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
Develops recreation therapy staff by providing information; developing and conducting in-service training programs.
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