Recreational Therapist - PRN

Per Diem
12380 DePaul Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044
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Job Description

SSM Health Day Institute (Neuro Rehab) - Bridgeton, MO

Recreational Therapist

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CRTS)

Per Diem Position (As Needed)

Clinic is open M-F 8am-4:30pm

SSM Health Physical Therapy Rehab Network in the Greater St. Louis Area including our locations in Illinois (IL) is growing and has immediate openings for a Full-Time Activity/Recreational Therapist (RT) to plan, direct, and coordinate recreational-based treatment programs for patients in Physical Therapy Rehabilitation. 


Position Details: 

  • Rate of Pay for PRN - $21
  • Day shift Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm (Mon-Fri) 

Why Join Us?

  •  Reasonable working hours and expectations- We strive and encourage a healthy work-life balance by offering a manageable caseload expectation to provide the best care for all leading to a rewarding career
  • Work with a highly skilled compassionate and caring team
  • We are here for you! SSM provides great support at all stages of your career, your professional development, and offers great opportunities for growth
  • Excellent Orientation and Training Program
  • Recognized as “Top Workplaces” in St. Louis by St. Louis Post Dispatch
  • Select Medical, Missouri, has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best-In-State Employers!




SSM Health Physical Therapy is the premier provider of comprehensive outpatient services! With a network of more than 70 outpatient physical therapy centers located throughout the St. Louis Metro area, SSM Health Physical Therapy specializes in the treatment of sports, orthopedic, hand and work-related injuries. Our team of more than 400 physical, occupational and speech therapists, along with our patient service specialists, focus on providing exceptional care and unparalleled customer service.


SSM Health Rehabilitation Network's Day Institute Program offers a specialized, outpatient rehabilitation program in a flexible full-day format for individuals who can benefit from a comprehensive approach to recovery, but don't necessarily need rehabilitation in the acute hospital setting.


  • 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.


  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Therapeutic Recreation required.
  • Certification: Current national certification from NCTRC as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or eligible to take exam required.

Additional Data

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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