Job Description

Job Title: Recreation Therapist
Job ID: 72854894
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Friday - Monday, possibly 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Divine Providence
Department: DPH-IP BEHAVIORAL HLTH5S
Location: 1100 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

Purpose:
The Recreation Therapist provides patient care activities to Behavioral Health patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Order and maintain supplies and equipment.
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally (patient assessments, progress notes, etc.
  • Promote patient satisfaction by offering a recreational therapy program of groups based on the social, cognitive, leisure and spiritual needs of the patients served.
  • Evaluate all patients and establish appropriate goals and programs focused on the patient's needs.
  • Maintain statistical information monthly as well as dept. policies and procedures.
  • Conduct group and individual programs.
  • Serve on the Safety Committee. Maintain certification requirements.
  • Conduct staff meetings and ensure staff CEU requirements are met. Abide by Hospital and department polices and procedures.
  • Consults with other disciplines regarding patients' needs.
  • Organize and implement group and 1:1 interventions
  • Plan monthly calendar of patient groups offered.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field required
  • CTRS preferred



Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:


  • Act 34



UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $18.54 to $27.82 / hour

Union Position: No

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