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Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - OSF008407

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: Variable to meet patient care need; includes evening and weekend hours
Location: 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, 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.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation Therapy

 

 

National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification

 

American Heart BLS

 

Valid driver’s license as verified through the respective state Department of Motor Vehicles driving record abstract is required.

 

 

 

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:

 

Previous work experience as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

 

 

 

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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