Recreation Therapist

Location
Harrisonburg, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 03, 2019
Closes
Sep 29, 2019
Ref
125961BR
Function
Management
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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

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.

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