PRN Activities Therapist - Behavioral Health Unit
Hunt Regional Healthcare - Greenville, TX

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The Recreation Specialist is responsible for completing recreational assessments and treatment planning as well as group and individual treatment. Additional responsibilities include establishing and implementing a routine activities program to promote socialization and communication among patients; identifiy patient strengths utilizing therapeutic recreational interventions; and function as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team.

Responsibilities:

The Recreation Specialist completes therapeutic recreation ssessments, develops individualized treatment goals and interventions specific to the patient, as well as conducts individual age appropriate and group therapy sessions using theoretical knowledge and therapeutic recreation techniques. The Recreation Specialist ensures patient compliance with scheduled groups that consistently meet the identified individual needs of the patient, participates in developing and maintaining the therapeutic milieu, and completes documentation of interventions and sessions in a thorough and timely manner.

Qualifications:

An associates or bachelor's degree from an accredited therapeutic recreation program and licensed or registered as a Recreation Specialist per state regulations. One year experience in psychiatry or geriatric psychiatry is preferred.

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