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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