Recreational Specialist - Per Diem - SRN
- Corporate Offices
- Per Diem
Shift Start Time:Variable
Shift End Time:Variable
Additional Shift Information:
Weekend Requirements:As Needed
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.
- Bachelor's Degree Recreation Therapy (or equivalent academic credentials).
- AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
- Previous professional experience in an acute inpatient psychiatric treatment setting
- Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification -PREFERRED
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
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
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Bachelor's Degree; Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification
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