THERAPEUTIC RECREATION COORDINATOR
Sholom - Saint Paul, MN

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DESCRIPTION

Sholom is one of the leading senior housing and healthcare service organizations in the Twin Cities. We are seeking a knowledgeable and compassionate Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator to join our team at our Shaller Family Campus located in St. Paul. Every element of our state-of-the-art campus, including our cozy neighborhoods, has been designed to advance the art of geriatric care.

DUTIES

The Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator plans, facilitates and evaluates Therapeutic Recreation programs provided to meet the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual needs for each resident.

Job functions include:
Review therapeutic recreation opportunities available within the facility and the campus to residents, tenants and families.
Create daily activity schedule and advertise effectively (e.g. table tents in the dining room, flyers, bulletin boards and utilizing other team members).
Track participation in therapeutic recreation programs and communicate resident/tenant needs or interests to inter-disciplinary staff.
Create easy to follow step-by-step instructions of all activities for others to follow when assisting with programming.
Work with the therapeutic recreation team in scheduling campus wide programs and events.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field from accredited university strongly preferred, but not required.
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), Activity Director Certified (ADC), Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapist Assistant preferred.
One or more years experience working with individuals with dementia preferred.
One or more years hands on recreation experience preferred.
One or more years experience planning and facilitating therapeutic recreation programs, preferably in a long term care setting.
CPR/First Aid certified through the American Red Cross preferred.

Submit applications online at www.sholom.comemployment

EOE/AA
The Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator plans, facilitates and evaluates Therapeutic Recreation programs provided to meet the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual needs for each resident.

Job functions include:
Review therapeutic recreation opportunities available within the facility and the campus to residents, tenants and families.
Create daily activity schedule and advertise effectively (e.g. table tents in the dining room, flyers, bulletin boards and utilizing other team members).
Track participation in therapeutic recreation programs and communicate resident/tenant needs or interests to inter-disciplinary staff.
Create easy to follow step-by-step instructions of all activities for others to follow when assisting with programming.
Work with the therapeutic recreation team in scheduling campus wide programs and events.