Recreation Therapist Jobs
University of Cincinnati Health Cincinnati, OH, 45201
Knowledge and Skills Education: Bachelor of recreation therapy from an accredited university. Certification by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation required. Years of Experience: Must have the ability to evaluate and treat patients with various psychiatric diagnoses and deficits. Use of theoretically sound therapeutic recreation intervention/methods using various treatment modalities ...
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...
Valley Hospital is a private 122 bed psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health care and chemical dependency counseling services The hospital offers mental health disorder treatment for schizophrenia treatment, compulsive disorder treatment and other mental health counseling services as well as co-occurring disorders and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. The Recreation Therapist is respons...
The Center is seeking a part-time Licensed Therapist (Recreation Therapist, LMFT, LCSW, LPC) to conduct process or activity-based therapy groups for inpatient, adult residential, and adolescent residential levels of care. The Therapist will also be responsible to chart on patients following groups. Center for Change is a licensed specialty hospital caring for women who are working to recover from ...
320 Bed Skilled Nursing Facility seeks Recreation/Activity Leader. Willing to train right person, students and retirees encouraged to apply. Multilingual skills (Spanish, Korean, Chinese) a plus! Job Purpose: Facilitates rehabilitation and development of patients with illnesses and physical disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed recreational therapy. Duties: * Meets pa...
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...
Therapeutic Recreation Director (TRD) is needed for full-time position at Astoria Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 725 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT. We are looking for a creative, energetic individual to join our team of recreation therapists dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for our residents. TRD certification, documentation skills and computer experience are required. The ideal c...
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 contacting assigned patients within 24 ...
MountainStar Healthcare San Antonio, TX
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 contacting assigned patien...
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...
Health One San Antonio, TX
Recreation Therapist - Psychiatric Therapists UR (PRN) - Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital ( Job Number: 01588-52903 ) Work Location : United States-Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital Schedule : PRN/Per Diem Description General Statement of Duties : Responsible for providing age-appropriate recreational therapy services to persons hospitalized for psychiatric ...
Immediate Opening with full time case load LIFE Therapies,llc is looking for a CTRS to provide therapy to an existing caseload. It is a mostly business hours schedule. And it’s flexible. New therapist will have the opportunity to co-treat with outgoing therapist. We have a great treatment team of therapist to collaborate with in this unique environment. Newly certified CTRS’ may be considered. L...
Description We are seeking an experienced RecreationTherapist to provide supplemental coverage for three inpatient behavioral health units. Daytime shifts will be scheduled as needed. Position 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...
RECREATION THERAPIST (ADS) BRONX/BROOKLYN Job Description Recreation Therapist to motivate and engage leisure activities to help patients with disabilities or illnesses. Through the use of physical activities, games, crafts and more, they are to maintain their patients' overall well-being. Recreation Therapist should also assist patients to integrate into their community via group activities. Re...
ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community. The Recreation Therapist is responsible for planning, enacting, monitoring and improving the therapeutic ...
Recreational Therapist- Adventure/Experiential Therapist Job Label:URG_RT Unity recovery Group has developed an innovative, clinical, structured, experiential, hands-on, adventure based program for adults in addiction/dual diagnosis recovery in North Palm Beach. Our Adventure Therapy track treats clients with an array of clinical issues: addiction, anxiety, depression, social anxiety, identity i...
Description Activity and Recreation Director needed for our Life Enrichment program! POSITION SUMMARY: Supervises and provides a Life Enrichment program appropriate to meet the physical, social, cultural, spiritual, emotional, and recreational needs and interests of each patient/resident. Provides the opportunity for residents/patients to engage in normal pursuits, as well as promoting a succes...
Recreation Coordinator Van Rensselaer Manor is a unique state of the art 362 bed skilled nursing facility located at 85 Bloomingrove Drive, Troy, NY. The facility opened May 29, 1996 and includes a diverse offering of therapeutic services. This position will be responsible for the oversight of all activity programming for both long term and short term residents. Skills and Requirements: · Two ...
Provides care to the psychiatric and mental illness patient. Displays good skills in assessment, treatment planning, group and individual therapy treatments. Plans and implements the Unit's activity therapy program, including planning of daily events, special events, and providing in-service for other staff participating in the activity therapy program. Conducts activity therapy group sessions a...
Peace Health Bellingham, WA, 98226
Req ID: 29741 About PeaceHealth PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and r...
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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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Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential.
Administers recreational therapy by teaching relaxation techniques; instructing patients in calisthenics, stretching and limbering exercises, and individual and group sports; organizing and conducting special outings, such as ball games, sightseeing, and picnics; directing treatments given by aides, technicians, and assistants.
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