Recreational Therapist

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6601 Harris Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76132
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Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehab

Fort Worth, Texas


Recreational Therapist - PRN - Inpatient

Select Medical complies with state and federal wage and hour laws.  Compensation depends upon candidate's years of experience and internal equity.  Minimum pay: $27 /hr


Seeking a PRN Recreation Therapist interested in supporting both our Day Neuro program and inpatient rehab hospital. Ideal candidates will have medical recreation therapy experience with neurologic experience preferred. Candidates should be comfortable with and enjoy working with a variety of neurologic patient populations including TBI, CVA, incomplete SCI etc. , be able to handle a fast paced work setting, have good flexibility, and strong team work skills. This candidate will work closely with the interdisciplinary team consisting of PT, OT, SLP, Neuropsychology, and Case Management to facilitate patient centered care. Typical responsibilities would include group, 1:1 and co-treatment sessions, community outings, as well as opportunities to incorporate our upcoming facility dog into sessions. We are looking to expand our current TR offerings in our Day Neuro Program, so candidates will have the opportunity to provide input into the overall program design as well as potential to grow the PRN position into a full time position. Mentorship opportunities also available. This position will also assist with supporting the inpatient rehab hospital with 3 mandatory weekend shifts required each month as well as have opportunities for additional inpatient staffing shifts (both programs located on the same campus).

Job Duties

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.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's 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

Our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

Other benefits of the Recreational Therapist position include: 

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • A network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities

**Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.



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