REC THERAPIST MHU (29589)
UnityPoint Health - Waterloo, IA

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The Recreation Therapist in collaboration with the Nurse Manager and O.T. Department is responsible for all patient recreation activities and supervises recreation staff an other staff involved with the activities. The Recreation Therapist plans, organizes, and directs a therapeutic recreation program to provide patients with directed activities as an aid to therapy and rehabilitation.

Qualifications

Education:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited University in therapeutic recreation, or related field.

Training and Experience:
Minimum of two years experience in therapeutic recreation preferable.

Must also be certified, or eligible for certification, with National Park Recreation Association as a Certified Leisure Professional (CLP) or with National Therapeutic Recreation Association as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS).

Job Knowledge:
Have an understanding of interests of patient at the emotional and physical level at which found. An understanding of mechanical functioning of the body in order to prevent aggravation of the patients' physical condition. Familiarity with the principles of mental hygiene. Be familiar with the community resources recreation can use. Possess leadership and supervisory skills.

Able to meet the physical demands as described in the ADA forms on file in the Human Resources Department.

Ability to read, write, and speak English.

To be considered for this position you must complete an online application for this position

AND

you must click on the following link

http://www.starthsi.com/survey/rlogin.php?token=be91a1728c4f38bcd1b5f6c92e44c02a

to complete an assessment tool.

Internal Applicants do not need to take the survey.
Job Information

REC THERAPIST MHU

(29589)

Company:
ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CORP

Facility / Division:
ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CORP

Account:
NO SERVICE LINE

Department:
GENERAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH-MHU

Employment Status:
FULL-TIME REGULAR (FTR)

FTE:
Part-Time (FTE: 0.60, Hours: 48)

Shift:
any

Salary Range:
$ 14.75 - $ 21.25

Location:
ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

1825 LOGAN AVENUE

WATERLOO, IA 50703

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Recreation Therapist in collaboration with the Nurse Manager and O.T. Department is responsible for all patient recreation activities and supervises recreation staff an other staff involved with the activities. The Recreation Therapist plans, organizes, and directs a therapeutic recreation program to provide patients with directed activities as an aid to therapy and rehabilitation.

Qualifications

Education:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited University in therapeutic recreation, or related field.

Training and Experience:
Minimum of two years experience in therapeutic recreation preferable.

Must also be certified, or eligible for certification, with National Park Recreation Association as a Certified Leisure Professional (CLP) or with National Therapeutic Recreation Association as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS).

Job Knowledge:
Have an understanding of interests of patient at the emotional and physical level at which found. An understanding of mechanical functioning of the body in order to prevent aggravation of the patients' physical condition. Familiarity with the principles of mental hygiene. Be familiar with the community resources recreation can use. Possess leadership and supervisory skills.

Able to meet the physical demands as described in the ADA forms on file in the Human Resources Department.

Ability to read, write, and speak English.

To be considered for this position you must complete an online application for this position

AND

you must click on the following link

http://www.starthsi.com/survey/rlogin.php?token=be91a1728c4f38bcd1b5f6c92e44c02a

to complete an assessment tool.

Internal Applicants do not need to take the survey.

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