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Recreation Therapist (Behavioral Health-Bloomington - 24hrs)

Bloomington Hospital
Date Posted
16 June, 2023
Schedule & Shift
Part Time
Rotating
Requisition Number
351055
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Recreation Therapist (Behavioral Health-Bloomington - 24hrs)

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Job Description

Overview

Looking for an energetic team player to work on the In-Patient Behavioral Health Unit. This position involves covering 3 evenings per week (12pm-8:30pm), every fourth weekend 8am-4:30pm (Saturday and Sunday), with additional shifts as needed. The primary tasks include assessments, leading groups, writing daily group notes, participating in team rounds, and being an active member of the interdisciplinary team.

Provides therapeutic, recreational and leisure services to patients/clients, including development of individual treatment plans. Provides consultation to physicians and others regarding appropriateness of referral to recreational therapy. Documents patient/ client programs and progress, educates the patient/ client and others regarding recreational therapy programs. Willingly participates in related activities in support of patient/ client care, education and department operations. Acts as a resource or mentor and provides functional guidance to the team. Coordinates staff/patient scheduling, orientation and training. Ensures proper clinical documentation and monitors workload to ensure staff utilization.

 Requires certification as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or a Certified Activities Director (ADC).
• Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
• Bachelors Degree in Therapeutic Recreation preferred.
• Requires 1-3 years of relevant experience.
• Requires strong knowledge of Recreation Therapy Standards of Care.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Recreation Therapist (Behavioral Health-Bloomington - 24hrs) Role

Overview

Looking for an energetic team player to work on the In-Patient Behavioral Health Unit. This position involves covering 3 evenings per week (12pm-8:30pm), every fourth weekend 8am-4:30pm (Saturday and Sunday), with additional shifts as needed. The primary tasks include assessments, leading groups, writing daily group notes, participating in team rounds, and being an active member of the interdisciplinary team.

Provides therapeutic, recreational and leisure services to patients/clients, including development of individual treatment plans. Provides consultation to physicians and others regarding appropriateness of referral to recreational therapy. Documents patient/ client programs and progress, educates the patient/ client and others regarding recreational therapy programs. Willingly participates in related activities in support of patient/ client care, education and department operations. Acts as a resource or mentor and provides functional guidance to the team. Coordinates staff/patient scheduling, orientation and training. Ensures proper clinical documentation and monitors workload to ensure staff utilization.

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     Requires certification as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or a Certified Activities Director (ADC).
  •  Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
  •  Bachelors Degree in Therapeutic Recreation preferred.
  • Requires 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  •  Requires strong knowledge of Recreation Therapy Standards of Care.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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