Recreation Therapist

State University of New York Upstate Medical University   Syracuse, NY   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on March 14, 2024
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Recreation Therapist

Upstate Medical University is looking for a Recreation Therapist to join their dynamic team of expert professionals.

The candidate selected for this Recreation Therapist position will provide recreation programs to patients on the Nursing Psychiatry Unit. Working within a multi-disciplinary treatment team, responsibilities include: maintaining structured, daily programs and group therapies; monitor and report patient participation and progress; organize monthly activity plans, and participate in treatment planning meetings. Provide education and training to Mental Health Workers for activity plans and participate in treatment planning meetings. Provide education and training to Mental Health Workers for group therapy and recreational therapy. Excellent communication skills, critical thinking and crisis management skills are necessary.

If you are an individual who is interested in making a positive difference please consider applying to our current opportunity at https://careers.upstate.edu/jobs/recreation-therapist-syracuse-new-york-united-states-83915908-cf30-4f4c-9a72-a5104dbe827c Job# 73832. Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy or a related field and one year of professional recreation experience in a therapeutic, instructional or rehabilitation setting. Certified Therapeutic Rec Specialist (issued by NCTRC) required.

This is a full-time position working days and every other weekend/holidays.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability.