Recreational Therapist IR PRN

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

HCA Healthcare Largo, FL

Largo, FL
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Part Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Code: 00144-10088

PRN/Per Diem


Behavioral Health Services provides 2 inpatient units comprised of 33 beds, a 7-bed Behavioral Health Emergency Room, a 24-Hour Referral Line as well as both Inpatient and Outpatient Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT).
The Center is licensed and JCAHO accredited. Care is provided in a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment. From the time of admission to discharge, the multidisciplinary team focuses on an individualized plan-of-care that is based upon a comprehensive assessment of the individual s strengths, needs, signs and symptoms.

The Recreational Therapist provides treatment services and recreational activities for individuals and groups receiving programming within the Behavioral Health treatment arenas. The Recreational Therapist will use a variety of techniques (ie, art, crafts, dance, movement etc.) to assist Behavioral Health patients in better understanding and dealing with their unique/individualized mental health needs. In addition, Recreat:
ional therapists will assist Behavioral Health patients integrate into the community by teaching them how to use community resources and recreational activities.
PRN - Weekdays/Weekends - $22.00/hour

Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation.

One to three years experience working in therapeutic recreation programs required.

Current CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) through National Counsel for Therapeutice Recreation Certification required.

Current BLS (Basic Life Support) through AHA (American Heart Association).

Current CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) or other approved training required.

Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills; ability to read/comprehend written instructions; ability to follow verbal instructions; PC skills.

Bachelor's Degree

Last Edited: 09/06/2016