Behavioral Health Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Company:
Wise Health System
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Apr. 20th 2017
Location(s):
  • Decatur, TX 76234

Job Description

  SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:  Develop curriculum and program planning to include a variety of methods such as arts and crafts, music, socialization, sports, games, exercise, Animal Assisted Therapy, and Horticulture Therapy.  Develop leisure activities that are healthy and engage and improve the patient’s minds, bodies, and spirits.  Ensure that active treatment is provided to promote independent cognitive, emotional, social and physical functioning.  Interventions should enhance current skills and facilitating the establishment of new skills for daily living and community functioning.  Conducts an individualized assessment to collect comprehensive data to determine treatment. Participate in the interdisciplinary treatment process. Demonstrates knowledge of proper documentation requirements.  Provides group and individual interventions.  Coordinate volunteers and student interns in activities.  Prefer Certified Therapeutic Recreational Therapist and 1 year of acute care in Behavioral Health or related field.  
 
REPORT  RELATIONSHIPS:  Reports to the Director of Social Services operationally; Reports to the Program Director administratively.

EOE

 REQUIREMENTS:  1.  BA in Recreational therapy or related field.  2.  CPR Certification.
  
OSHA TASK CATEGORY TWO:  There is occasional risk of exposure to mucus membranes or skin contact with bloody, body fluids, or tissues or potential spills or splashed during the performance of the job.  Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by employee when performing tasks that is likely to cause exposure

Employee Status:  Non-exempt hourly

EOE



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