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Recreation Therapist

Description

SUMMARY
As a Recreation Therapist, your compassion and creativity assist in keeping our community physically and mentally healthy.

STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: ElderONE-Hudson PACE center
SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, Days

ATTRIBUTES

  • Previous Recreational experience with the Aging population

  • Strong oral communication skills with a focus on exceptional customer service

  • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy, Music or Art Therapy, Human Services, Gerontology or related fields preferred

  • Previous experience planning, organizing, and implementing a quality activity program in a long term care setting preferred.

  • FOR ElderONE EMPLOYMENT: 1 year experience with frail elderly population preferred

  • CPR certification preferred

  • Current certification or eligibility through NCTRC or accrediting body preferred

  • If travel is required, NYS Driver’s License Required

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assessments. Completes a comprehensive assessment of client’s needs, restrictions, limitations, and preferences

  • Therapy. Develops and implements individual treatment programs and group Therapeutic Recreation programs

  • Documentation. Documents evaluation results, individualized treatment plans, progress reports, and other reports as required by the profession and the department

EDUCATION:

  • BS (Required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA)

PAY RANGE: $19.25 - $26.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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