Behavioral Health Activity & Recreation Therapist
The Therapist is responsible for providing high quality patient care, displaying good skills in assessment of patients’ functional needs and outcomes; consulting with and participating as part of the patients’ treatment team. The Therapist effectively participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team and the unit community relations team. The Therapist reviews patients’ functional needs and will adjust care plans to assist patients in expressing their emotions and experiences in a safe and controlled manner, ensuring optimal patient outcomes. Depending on Program needs and the Therapists education and training, the Therapist may function in a variety of therapeutic roles.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with a major recreational therapy or a related field is preferred. Minimum one-year internship or experience in a similar position and/or industry. PREFERRED: Certified by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreations Certification (NCTRC). Also a Graduate of an accredited therapy program.
Education BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Work Schedule: 8-hours, Varied, Varied
Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.