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Recreation/Activity Therapist III - SOH Psych Acute Adult

Facility Sherman Oaks Hospital
Location
US-CA-Sherman Oaks
ID
2021-71846
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Days

Responsibilities

Conducts a therapeutic recreation program within the hospital to facilitate rehabilitation of the physically and mentally disabled. The Activity Therapist directs patient participation in selected activities such as games, social activities, sports 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 and Work Experience

1. Is a Board Certified in Recreation Therapy or Art Therapist or Expressive Arts Therapy or related field or is Board Certified Recreation Therapy or Art Therapist or Expressive Arts Therapy or related field and has an current and valid state License.

2. Bachelors or Masters Degree in Recreation Therapy or Art Therapist or Expressive Arts Therapy or related field.

3. Certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or Registered Therapeutic Recreater (RTR) preferred.

4. Minimum one (1) year experience in Behavioral Healthcare, rehabilitative or SNF setting preferred.

5. Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually



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