Recreational Therapist/ Inpatient
Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation
Recreational Therapist - Inpatient
Dallas, TX / Full Time
FULL TIME RECREATIONAL THERAPIST: Seeking a full time recreational therapist to join a multi-disciplinary team in the Outpatient setting. The position will float between a Day Treatment program serving those with Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) in Dallas, and a Day Neuro program serving those with Brain Injuries (BI) in Las Colinas. Both programs focus on return to the highest level of independence as well as community reintegration. The role involves quality care in one-on-on and small group setting to support return to functional and leisure activities, reduce stress in the home, and reduce caregiver burden. The successful candidate will have a strong working knowledge of adaptive equipment, tools, and resources available to support patients and families for functional outcomes following SCI and BI.
- Baccalaureate Degree in Therapeutic Recreation required.
- Current national certification from NCTRC as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) required.
- Should have certified experience in a medical setting.
Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation, a joint venture between Baylor Scott & White Health and Select Medical, carries a well-known reputation for patient care and exceptional quality outcomes. We serve all people through exemplary healthcare, education, research and community service. Since opening in 1981, our flagship inpatient rehab hospital in Dallas has received repeated recognition by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best rehab hospitals in the nation. All of our inpatient hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission, including specialty accreditation for our stroke rehab programs. And for five consecutive years we have been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal.
With the combined expertise of our joint venture partners, Baylor Scott & White Rehabilitation has become one of the most recognized and largest rehabilitation providers in the nation. We have continuously grown in size, scope and excellence across North Texas, and in the summer of 2018 our footprint has expanded to include new partners in Central Texas. With this expansion, we have more than 2,300 talented, caring and compassionate team members working in the following environments:
- 4 inpatient rehab hospitals (free-standing)
- 2 inpatient rehab units in Baylor Scott & White Health acute hospitals
- 9 acute therapy units in Baylor Scott & White Health acute hospitals
- 87 outpatient therapy locations (and growing)
- A home health division covering all of North Texas
Select Medical is an equal opportunity employer committed to dealing with employees in a nondiscriminatory manner and based on job-related qualifications and abilities. The Company will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, age (40 and over), marital status, disability or history of disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational qualification) or any other protected status.
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