RECREATION THERAPIST

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 01, 2019
Closes
Apr 17, 2019
Ref
119826BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

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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