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Recreation/Activity Therapist II - SMRMC Psych Acute Adult

Facility Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
Location
US-NV-Reno
ID
2024-161790
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

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As a long-standing community partner with a 114-year history, Saint Mary’s Health Network offers Northern Nevada inpatient, outpatient, ancillary, and wellness services. Nationally recognized and accredited by the Joint Commission, as well as named one of the Top 100 Hospitals by Fortune/Merative and America’s Best 250 hospitals by Healthgrades, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center is a 380-bed acute care hospital offering a robust line of inpatient, outpatient and ancillary services including a top-rated Center for Cancer, surgical and orthopedic services, and an award-winning Cardiology program and more. The health system, a member of Prime Healthcare, also operates a fully-integrated Medical Group, multiple urgent care clinics, freestanding imaging, lab, and primary care clinics. For more information, visit www.SaintMarysReno.com.

 

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! Saint Mary’s Health Network, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference. Why Prime Healthcare?

 

 

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Responsibilities

Conducts a therapeutic recreation program within the hospital. Performs initial and periodic assessments, treatment planning, and therapeutic services to assist individuals in outpatient/inpatient psychiatric treatment..The Activity Therapist directs patient participation in selected activities such as games, social activities, sports, art or music to create an atmosphere of sociability, to provide a means of creative expression and to facilitate the learning skills for recreating during hospitalization and after discharge in the community. Creates an environment that allows the patient to explore his/her own potential, cultivate positive morale and minimize distress of illness.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

  1. Bachelors Degree in therapeutic recreation, recreation, or specialty area such as art, dance, music or physical education or certification by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC)
  2. One year of full-time professional experience coordinating and providing recreation therapy in a clinical, residential, or community-based organization

 

 

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