Recreational Therapist PRN

Job ID 288928
Per Diem
6601 Harris Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation

Fort Worth, TX 

Recreational Therapist 


PRN Rate: $27/hr

We strive to provide our employees with a solid work-life balance, as we understand that happy employees have both fulfilling careers and fulfilling lives beyond our doors.


Seeking PRN Recreation Therapist to support our Inpatient Rehab and Day Neuro teams (both programs located on the same campus). Ideal candidates will have a 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 1:1, group and co-treatments sessions, community outings, as well as opportunities to incoporate our facility dog into animal assisted sessions. In addition to supporting Day Neuro and Inpatient Rehab weekday staffing, this position will require 2 mandatory weekend shifts per month. 

Job duties: 

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


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Baccalaureate Degree in Therapeutic Recreation required.
  2. Current national certification from NCTRC as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or eligible to take exam required.
  3. Should have certified experience in a medical setting. 

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.