Recreation Therapist - Sentara Life Care - Hampton

Hampton, VA
Sep 05, 2018
Oct 18, 2018
Full Time
Job Description: 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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Sentara Lifecare, the long term care division of Sentara Healthcare is currently seeking Recreation Therapist for our Sentara Life Care-Hampton Facility. Join our team, where we are committed to quality and compassionate care, along with employee growth and satisfaction!

At Life Care, you have the opportunity to see how an interdisciplinary team functions to support the best care outcomes by working with physicians, social workers, dieticians, speech language pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and more to deliver a holistic approach to an individual's care. Our employees grow professionally on a daily basis by being exposed to many types of medical scenarios through our diverse population in Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing and the PACE Program. Come join our Sentara Life Care team today and be a part of our mission to improve healthcare every day!