Full Time Recreational Therapist – UNI

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.

This is a Sunday through Thursday position with a Wednesday night group.

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

Company / Organization Name: University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute
Type: Full Time
Position Title: Recreational Therapist
Minimum Requirements Licenses Required – One of the following:

  • Current licensure as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TRS).
  • Current licensure as a Master Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (MTRS)
  • Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred):

  • Preferred Two years of related experience.
  • Current Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain one within one month of hire.
  • National certification as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
Application Deadline Until filled
Contact Name: Holly Badger
Application Instructions Submit an application at employment.utah.edu
Location: 501 Chipeta Way, SLC, UT 84108

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