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Recreation Therapist (Inpatient/Bloomington CTRS Required! Mon-Fri 9:30a-6:00pm)

Bloomington Hospital
Date Posted
24 February, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
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Requisition Number
360534
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Recreation Therapist (Inpatient/Bloomington CTRS Required! Mon-Fri 9:30a-6:00pm)

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Job Description

Overview

Come join our growing team! This position will provide therapeutic recreation in an acute care setting at IU Health Bloomington, bringing a focus of activity and well-being to our patients. TR/TR will collaborate with Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, and the entire interdisciplinary care team as part of the Rehabilitation Services team.  The position is 9:30a-6p Monday-Friday.  Our acute care team covers 6 units within the Regional Academic Health Center. 

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 (Inpatient/Bloomington CTRS Required! Mon-Fri 9:30a-6:00pm) Role

Overview

Come join our growing team! This position will provide therapeutic recreation in an acute care setting at IU Health Bloomington, bringing a focus of activity and well-being to our patients. TR/TR will collaborate with Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, and the entire interdisciplinary care team as part of the Rehabilitation Services team.  The position is 9:30a-6p Monday-Friday.  Our acute care team covers 6 units within the Regional Academic Health Center. 

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 16 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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