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Therapeutic Recreation Spec - OSF007948

Hours per week: PRN
Status (Benefits): Limited
Work Schedule: PRN
Location: 1100 E Norris Dr, Ottawa, IL, United States

1100 E Norris Dr, Ottawa, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Therapeutic Recreation Specialist assists patients in recovering from, or adjusting to illness or disability, and/or in dealing with specific leisure lifestyle barriers. Responsible to plan, coordinate, and implement therapeutic recreation programming including daily and weekly therapeutic recreation groups.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation Therapy.

 

Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the population served.

 

Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills work well with others and to communicate effectively with patients, families, and other treatment team members when gathering and exchanging patient condition information.

 

Analytical ability to evaluate patients' physical and functional status, establish therapy goals, formulate treatment plans consistent with goals, observe patients and document status, and assist techs and assistants in resolving problems.

 

Excellent computer skills and the ability to process detailed information in an accurate manner.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Certified Therapeutic Recration Specialist (CTRS).

 

National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC).

 

Previous work experience as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. Previous work in the behavioral health field.

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.