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Recreation Specialist I -Staffing Resource Network/Per Diem

Job ID JR129290 Date Posted 12/30/2022
San Diego, California
  • Corporate Offices
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$34.645 - $44.703 - $54.761

The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.

What You Will Do
Plans and administers treatment for patients with physical or emotional disabilities, illnesses or injuries through the use of interview, cognitive tasks, physical conditioning, social skills programs, media activities etc. in accordance with physician prescription.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree Recreation Therapy (or equivalent academic credentials).
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous professional experience in an acute inpatient psychiatric treatment setting
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification -PREFERRED

Essential Functions
  • Documentation
    Uses appropriate group titles on documentation each time; charting sheets are dated and signed
    Provides a clear, concise and objective overview of each session conducted and reflects specific clinical observations. Subjective interpretations are supported with behavioral observations.
    Uses correct grammar, spelling and approved hospital abbreviations; documents in a legible manner; signs, dates and uses professional designation each time
    Corrections/late entries are made per guidelines
  • Patient assessment
    Meets department guidelines for administering admission assessment when ordered.
    Recommends at least 3 activities provided by the specific program with times per week noted
    Follows guidelines for patients discharged and re-admitted within 30 days
    Integrates information from the assessment to assist with treatment planning
    Identifies goals and timelines in concert with the patient's own goals and abilities
  • Treatment
    Provides a balance and variety of groups that focus on the physical, social and cognitive needs of the patients. Activities are goal-oriented and individualized to enable each patient to achieve program/treatment goals.
    Demonstrates ability to select and/or modify activities taking into consideration age appropriateness, cultural, economic, social and educational needs of the patient. Regularly assesses effectiveness of programming.
    Communicates goals and purpose of each activity in a clear, knowledgeable and understandable manner.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

Bachelor's Degree; Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association
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