Recreation Therapist-Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

Virginia Beach, VA
Jun 18, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
Part Time
Job Description: Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital in Virginia Beach is hiring an experienced Recreation Therapist to work in the Rehabilitation Services Department. Join our team, where we are committed to quality and compassionate care, along with employee growth and satisfaction!

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility offering specialized, tertiary services. SVBGH is the region's only Level III Trauma Center and home to Sentara Heart Center, which is the portal to a sophisticated array of quality cardiac services with outcomes that surpass national standards. SVBGH is also one of only ten Advanced Primary Stroke Centers in Virginia certified by the Joint Commission. Other clinical services at this facility include Palliative Care Program, the Coastal Cancer Center, Diabetes Center, Orthopedics, Accredited Sleep Disorders Center, and an Inpatient Rehab Unit.

Plans and implements medically prescribed recreational therapy program for patients based on their diagnosis, acuity, level of function and cognition that supports optimum patient care. Performs in-depth evaluation of patients utilizing a variety of assessment tools that identify patient's cognitive, social, emotional and motor function for leisure/recreation participation. Implements treatment programs primarily through the use of leisure education and skills, adaptive leisure equipment, and activity analysis.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree

Required: Related - 1 year

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Cert Therapeutic Recreation Sp

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Communication, Judgment and Decision Making

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training within 15 days of hire. Knowledge of therapeutic recreation principles, techniques, modalities and their proper application to patient population, where applicable.

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