Recreational Therapist Jobs
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...
Job Description Recreational Therapist- Full Time(Job Number:00056-5141) Work Location:United States-Florida-Plantation-Plantation General Hospital - Fort Lauderdale Area Schedule:Full-time Description Recreational Therapist- Full Time Plantation General Hospital Plantation, FL Facility Description: Plantation General Hospital is a full-service facility that is fully accredited by The Joi...
"We're growing! Due to our expansions, we are seeking candidates for the following position." General Summary: Under the supervision of the Recreation Director, this individual is responsible for understanding the therapeutic recreational needs of each participant by completing a comprehensive assessment and providing an individualized treatment plan in accordance with each participant’s physica...
Recreational Therapist Full -Time Plans and implements programs including psychosocial educational discussions and leisure education to include manual arts and crafts all designed to help patients regain mental and/or physical functioning. Bachelor in Therapeutic Recreation with Certification (CTRS) eligibility or Expressive Arts Therapist degree required. 1 year experience in Mental Health exp...
Blick Clinic provides services to individuals with disabilities and those with acute physical, emotional, or behavioral needs from infancy to late adulthood. A team of professionals, the individual, and others, who influence the individual’s life, mutually plan an approach to help them reach a level of maximum functioning at each phase of development. We are currently recruiting for a Recreationa...
LIFE Therapies,llc is looking for a CTRS to provide therapy to an existing caseload. 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. Candidates sitting for the October NCTRC exam may be considered. Full and part time available. LIFE Therapies strives to provide quality therapeu...
Universal Health Services, Inc. Littleton, CO, 80121
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 rapi...
Port Huron Hospital Port Huron, MI, 48061
Requirements: Bachelors or Masters Degree in Recreational, Occupational, Music or Art Therapy; Current Certification or Licensure in respective therapy; strong verbal and written communication skills; individual and group occupation therapy skills defined in the laws governing the practice of occupational therapists in the State of Michigan. Responsibilities: Department: Mental Health Status: ...
Recruit GAAP Staffing Arlington, TX, 76019
With a local environment described as: Caring, friendly and patient driven care, this company is searching in Arlington, TX for a full time Recreational Therapist. Recruit GAAP is searching for the right candidate who is proficient with the following skills, work experience or abilities: Creativity and ingenuity, Leadership, Productivity. The right candidate will be able to successfully perform th...
DIGNITY HEALTH Woodland, CA
About This Position The Therapeutic Recreation Specialist evaluates a patient's socio-leisure lifestyle, then develops and implements individual and group treatment programs to assist patients in attaining and maintaining optimum functioning and a satisfying socio-lifestyle. Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or a degree in recreation with a con...
Universal Health Services, Inc. Nashville, TN, 37201
Located in beautiful downtown Nashville, TN, Hermitage Hall is one of the country’s largest full continuum service providers for youth who struggle with a variety of social, emotional and behavioral difficulties. At Hermitage Hall, we have developed our treatment programming around a core fundamental belief: that treatment success can be maximized through specialized treatment programming des...
Adventist Health NW Vallejo, CA, 94590
Prefer Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Works as a member of an assigned team to perform those tasks required to support the activities in a designated area. Works under general supervision while providing therapeutic activities that are designed to develop client self-worth, autonomy, promote the grow of cognitive and social skills, and provide physical activity. National Certified T...
Community Health System Blue Island, IL, 60406
Plans and directs medically approved recreational programs for patients. Organizes activities according to patients' capabilities, needs, and interests. Advises patients to get involved in leisure activities. Prepares reports for patients' physicians describing individual patient symptoms and reactions to therapeutic programs. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform...
Universal Health Services, Inc. Youngstown, OH, 44501
Belmont Pines Hospital, the largest freestanding children’s behavioral health hospital in northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania, is the premier provider of comprehensive behavioral services for children and adolescents. The modern, 51,580-square-foot facility is located on 19 wooded acres in Liberty Township, Ohio, and offers 102 beds in a safe and comfortable environment designed for youn...
Recreational/Life Coach Therapist for Substance Abuse Treatment Center. Must have a BS in recreational therapy and/or Masters in Counseling, or AA and CRT (Certified Recreational Therapist) or CET (Certified Experiential Therapist). Full time schedule will consist of 40 hours with clients, ages 18 to 25. Develop and coordinate group therapy and recreational activities. Therapist needs to be able t...
Catholic Health Initiatives Louisville, KY
Recreational Therapist - 1400024985 Description Job Summary: To provide mental, physical, and expressive therapeutic interventions for people who are mentally and/or physically ill. The activity therapist uses structured, constructive free time with individual or groups of patients as a preventive measure, to aid in recovery from illnesses, or to aid in the growth and development of the recipie...
CHW-Catholic Healthcare West Woodland, CA
About Us Woodland Healthcare, a Dignity Health member has served Northern California for over 100 years. Woodland Healthcare is a premier, fully integrated healthcare delivery system, including an acute care hospital (108 licensed beds), a multi-specialty physician practice (100 providers) and an outpatient Surgery Center that serves Yolo County with a service area population of 180,000. The are...
Universal Health Services, Inc. Corona, CA, 92882
Reporting to the Social Services Supervisor this position is responsible for providing quality patient care to adult and geriatric patients. This person should display good assessment skills, treatment planning, group and individual treatment. Must demonstrate ability to develop and implement a recreational activities program and function as a member of the multidisciplinary team. Requiremen...
Vista Health Weatherford, TX
Recreational Therapist-1459706 Description Plans and implements activities for nursing home residents. Helps design programs to encourage socialization, provide entertainment, relaxation and fulfillment, and improve daily living skills. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativ...
Vista Health Island, IL
Certified Recreational Therapist - Senior Behavioral Health-1447254 Description Plans and directs medically approved recreational programs for patients. Organizes activities according to patients' capabilities, needs, and interests. Advises patients to get involved in leisure activities. Prepares reports for patients' physicians describing individual patient symptoms and reactions to therapeutic...
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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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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.
Develops recreation therapy staff by providing information; developing and conducting in-service training programs.
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