Recreational Therapist

ID143775
Per Diem
12380 DePaul Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044
|
View Maps & Directions

Job Description

SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital located in Bridgeton, MO is seeking a Per Diem, as needed, Recreational Therapist to join their amazing team!

As the leading provider of comprehensive rehabilitation services in the St. Louis area, SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital delivers the specialized care and advanced treatment that enables individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, amputation, joint replacement and other orthopedic trauma, and general medical rehabilitation needs, to rebuild their lives.

SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital, as part of the Select Medical network of rehab hospitals, will provide an exceptional patient care experience that promotes healing and recovery in a compassionate environment.

If you are a Recreational Therapist who is compassionate, loves working on a highly skilled team, and looking for professional growth opportunities, this is the position for you! 

Responsibilities

Plans and implements appropriate recreation activities for patients in accordance with guidelines set by the organization, hospital and the profession. Responsible for provision of therapeutic recreation intervention for an assigned caseload. Ensures all patients are oriented to recreation therapy and provides hospital wide leisure, social and divergent programs. Serves as an educator to patients on community resources.

Completes medical record documentation in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner.

Plans special events for the patients and encourages patients’ participation. Provides spiritual and holiday programs for patients.

Demonstrates team building and active participation in departmental and hospital functions in order to promote an efficient and positive work environment.

Qualifications

Baccalaureate Degree in Therapeutic Recreation required.

Current national certification from NCTRC as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or eligible to take exam required.

Additional Data

Take a tour of our Bridgeton hospital

 

We have been recognized by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as one of the "Top Workplaces" in St. Louis for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019!

Apply

Apply Now

Apply from a Different Device

To complete your application on another device, simply send it to yourself here. We do not store this email or use it for any purpose other than forwarding this job to the name and email that you designate.

Not Ready to Apply? Join Our Talent Network

If you are interested in our Career opportunities but not ready to apply, join our Talent Network to stay connected to us and receive updates on the latest job opportunities and company now.

Join Our Talent Network
Questions? We can help!
Contact Us