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This position is responsible for developing treatment plans, implementing and evaluating recreation therapy interventions and ensuring safe and appropriate therapeutic services are provided.
Responsibilities: Provides safe and appropriate specialized programs. Assesses patients, develops and implements treatment programs to meet the goals of treatment services and patient needs. Establishes treatment goals. Evaluates therapy results and modifies treatment plans accordingly. Develops discharge plans in collaboration with patient, family and treatment team members. Participates as an active member of the treatment team. Participates in the department and service delivery unit’s quality improvement programs. Evaluates and assists in procurement of needed resources. May assist in orientation, supervision and professional development of new staff and students.
|Company / Organization Name:||University Neuropsychiatric Institute|
|Position Title:||Recreation Therapist|
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Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation. This position involves intermediate work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects while providing patient care to those with psychiatric conditions.
Physical Requirements: Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking
|Application Deadline||Until filled|
|Contact Name:||Holly Badger|
|Application Instructions||Submit an application at http://employment.utah.edu/salt-lake-city-ut/recreational-therapist/F47873DA29F940F6A369B72B673C72D2/job/|
|Location:||501 Chipeta Way, SLC|