Full Time Recreation Therapist – Brighton Recovery Center

Brighton Recovery Center is a residential treatment center for adults suffering from addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our emphasis is on strength, healing, and hope. We are seeking a qualified Recreational Therapist to join our clinical team. Must be fully licensed by the State of Utah as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and have experience working with substance abuse issues and mental health disorders. Applicants must also be certified as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification. We are best-practice driven in our approach to treatment and believe in providing excellent patient care. The ideal candidate exhibits excellent communication and organizational skills and is a motivated, self-starter. Brighton Recovery Center embraces Recreation Therapy as a vital part of the therapeutic process and values the contribution to the treatment experience. As a member of the Recreation Therapy department you will get the chance to work within an evidence-based and outcome-oriented program that has already shown positive outcomes over the last year. This level of professionalism and dedication will be required of any applicant.


Company / Organization Name: Brighton Recovery Center
Type: Full Time
Position Title: Recreation Therapist
Minimum Requirements Must hold a current CTRS certification and Utah TRS licensure.

Duties required yet not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the growth of a Recreation Therapy program within a residential treatment setting.
  • Participates as a member of the treatment team.
  • Utilizes standard assessment tools and or develops specific tools to determine the functional assessment, interest inventories and profiles to identify appropriate therapeutic goals and develop the patient’s treatment plan. Analyzes and structures recreational activities in order to realize the individual’s treatment goals; employs new approaches and techniques based on diversities of human behavior.
  • Develops and implements a monthly calendar and budget
  • Performs large group recreation therapy treatment
  • Evaluates treatment progress on a recurring basis and provides written and oral reports of findings to the multidisciplinary team for their use in making a diagnosis and developing a treatment plan for the patient. Develops, plans, organizes and implements education and counseling services.
  • Maintains condition and inventory control on supplies and equipment, replacing lost, used, or damaged items as necessary.
  • Recommends improved systems or procedures to carry out functions and activities.
  • Clinical documentation and charting of treatment with each patient
Application Deadline 09/01/16
Contact Name: Will Lindsay TRS CTRS
Application Email / Phone / URL: wlindsay(at)brightonrecoverycenter(dot)com / (801) 599-9062
Location: South Ogden, UT
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