RECREATION THERAPIST

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 04, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Ref
118294BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Part Time
Overview:

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is hiring a Part-time, Day Shift, Recreation Therapist, for Mental Health Nursing - 8B.

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Sentara Benefits:
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We are setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, click on the following link https://www.sentaracareers.com/explore-sentara/benefits/ .

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Other
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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Related - 1 year

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Cert Therapeutic Recreation Sp

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Judgment and Decision Making

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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