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Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Department:  THERAPEUTIC RECREATION

Job Details

Req Id    55021 
Department    THERAPEUTIC RECREATION 
Shift   Days
Shift Hours Worked    8.00 
FTE    0.533333 
Work Schedule    GENERAL BENEFITS HIRED AFTER 8/25/08 
Employee Status    A5 - Regular Part-Time (975 hours per year or more)  
Union  Non-Union

Job Summary

Under the direction and supervision of the Therapeutic Recreation Director (TR) plans, organizes and implements daily TR programs which include individual, group and independent programs based on residents need, interest and individual capabilities.  Develops individualized treatment plans for assigned residents through assessment, care planning and progress notes.

Core Job Responsibilities

Education Requirements

Bachelors degree in Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation with a concentration in therapeutic recreation (from an accredited institution) or five years experience directly working in the TR field. 

Experience working with people with disabilities in a long term care or rehabilitation setting, preferably in geriatrics.

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required:
Preferred: 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.


Nearest Major Market: Utica