Recreation Therapist
Southgate Health Care Center - Haskell, NJ

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Lakeland Health Care Center

Haskell, New Jersey

Recreation Therapist

WHO WE ARE:

Lakeland Health Care Center is a 195-bed skilled nursing care center located in Passaic County, New Jersey. We at Lakeland take pride in presenting a safe, friendly and nurturing home and in offering the highest quality nursing and clinical care. At Lakeland, residents, families, staff and volunteers all collaborate to create an environment that encourages individuality, personal choice and self-determination.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Lakeland has an immediate opening for Recreation Therapist who will work with the Director of Activities to implement the resident activity program in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures. It is the responsibility of the Recreation Therapist to meet the interests and the physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident. A particular focus is given to group activities relating to: arts & culture, education, intergenerational events, outing trips, and performance opportunities. The Recreation Therapist assists with assessing residents needs to develop, coordinate, conduct and implement activities and programs for seniors in support of the dimensions of wellness, providing a balance in consideration of the current resident population.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to work weekends and one evening per week

CTRS preferred

2+ years implementing therapeutic programs in a long-term care facility preferred

Proficient computer skills a must

Excellent communication skills a must

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