Recreation Therapist - PRN - (2:00p-5:00p) S/S
Lakeside Behavioral Health System - Memphis, TN

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Facility

Information:

Since 1976 Lakeside Behavioral Health System has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Memphis and mid-south region. The 295 bed facility is located on a safe and private 37 acre campus in northeast Shelby County and provides comprehensive behavioral health treatment for adults, seniors, adolescents and children. Lakeside's specialized programs treat disorders such as depression and anxiety, as well as addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism and drug addiction. At Lakeside, we believe in offering a variety of options to our patients, making our programs more accessible and our treatment more effective, while maintaining high levels of quality care. Lakeside Behavioral Health System is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, certified by Medicare, and licensed by the State of Tennessee.

Job Description :

The Recreation Therapist is responsible for assessing patient’s leisure and recreational activities, providing age and developmentally appropriate therapy groups and establishing behavioral treatment goals in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Lakeside Behavioral Health.

Requirements

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Recreation Therapy highly preferred. One year experience in working with a mental health population highly preferred. Knowledge of group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management preferred.

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