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