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Recreation Specialist

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 75003 Date posted 07/23/2016
Requisition ID: 75003
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Psych Acute
  • Category: Allied Health Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4:30 PM
This position is located in La Mesa, CA, San Diego County
8 hour shifts; per diem position to work 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; variable days of the week; every other weekend
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current Recreational Therapy Certification
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • One year psychiatric experience

The Recreation Specialist will work on all inpatient psychiatric units, which includes open and locked unit.  The Intensive Treatment Program (ITP) is a 14 bed locked 24-hour care unit and part of 46 beds Inpatient Psychiatric Unit. This unit is designed for adults who are gravely disabled or so impaired in their psychological functioning as to constitute a danger to themselves or others. Highly focused efforts are provided by the Multidisciplinary Team to assess and stabilize persons in a safe, caring and therapeutic environment. Sharp Grossmont Hospital has received the prestigious Magnet Designation for nursing excellence, a distinction granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association.
Position is in a 46 bed in-patient psychiatric facility, which includes a 14 bed closed unit,12 bed medical psychiatric unit,22 bed adult psychiatric unit.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 542 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Physical Requirements may be discussed at the time of interview
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Recreational Specialist, Recreation Therapist; Rec Specialist; Rec Therapist
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