Recreational Therapist
Fairfax Hospital 14 reviews - Kirkland, WA

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Fairfax Hospital is a 157 licensed bed facility providing psychiatric and dual disorders treatment for children, adolescents and adults as well as two alternative school programs and CD services. The hospital is located in a quiet residential neighborhood on the Eastside of Seattle.

The Recreation Therapist is responsible for overseeing the therapeutic activities program. The Certified Recreation Therapist will ensure the program is appropriate to the needs and interest of patients and is directed toward restoring and maintaining optimal levels of physical and psychosocial functioning. The Recreation Therapist will actively participate in treatment planning and implementing activity services for the inpatient population, which involves defining and implementing treatment goals as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and providing continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients under the direction of the Manager.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Recreational Therapy / Leisure Studies; a Certified Recreational Therapy Specialist (CTRS), or certification eligible Recreational Therapist. Two (2) years of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred. Licensure: Must have current Washington State Recreational Therapist licensure. National CTRS preferred. Additional Requirements: Must obtain CPR, CPI, and first aid Certification. May be required to work overtime, flexible hours and weekend rotations.

Our facility is growing and planning expansions. If you are looking for an opportunity with growth then we would like to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated professionals.

Fairfax Hospital offers an excellent time off plan, medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plan for full time and part time employees. Company sponsored fitness membership discount, $3.00 meal tickets, and no parking fees are among some of the additional benefits also available to our employees.

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