PRN Recreation Therapist – Acqua Recovery

Performs assessments on clients and develops therapeutic and normalized recreational activities plans, including protocols of groups and activities. Implements the client-specific therapeutic recreation programs and analyzes effectiveness of programs.

Collects and compiles data; and prepares, updates, and maintains various records, including daily documentation, schedules, budget/expenditures, etc. Prepares various reports and assessments as needed. Helps gather and track data for outcome measurements in recreation therapy.

Provides direction to direct care teams in organizing and planning recreational and leisure activities and schedules.

Take groups on recreational therapy outings and participate in community reintegration leagues

Help organize and facilitate community service events

Conducts assessments, discharge notes, treatment review (weekly)

Maintain documentation of all recreation assessments and groups

Encourages and educates patients to manage symptoms through increased self-awareness and understanding of stressors/triggers/barriers

Planning of daily activities

Preparing materials for group activities

Conducts psycho-education groups (i.e., meditation, mindfulness, DBT, coping skills)

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

Manage and abide by a budget

Assists in Recreation Therapy Program development

Saturdays required

May be asked to perform other duties as assigned, in alignment with their experience and scope of practice.

Reports to Director of Recreation Therapy


Company / Organization Name: Acqua Recovery
Type: Part Time
Position Title: PRN Recreation Therapist
Minimum Requirements Current CTRS, TRS

Must pass a background check and drug test\Must have a valid driver’s license

Drive company van to transport patients participating in those groups

Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field.

Six months related experience.

First Aid/CPR certified within 90 days of employment.

Related experience in the field of social services and/or mental health desired.

Application Deadline 10/23/2018
Contact Name: Crishelle Stegelmeier
Application Instructions Email your resume to cstegelmeier(at)acquarecovery(dot)com

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