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Recreation Therapist

Company: UF Health Shands Hospital
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Opening SummaryAssesses, plans and implements recreational therapy approaches and assists in outcome evaluation of psychiatric and/or substance abuse patients. Works with patients and families within an interdisciplinary team model. Provides therapeutic, educational activities utilizing individual and group modalities. Responsible for documentation in accordance with JCAHO and hospital standards.Job Opening QualificationsMinimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in recreation therapy.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in a broad range of therapy services preferred.
  • Experience with patient population preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory accreditation standards preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong communications skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and appreciation of the disciplines represented on a multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact collaboratively and effectively within the team paradigm.
  • Basic computer literacy in Windows and word-processing applications preferred.
  • Certification in RT preferred.Licensure/Certification/Registration:
    • Certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist preferred.Shift hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday & Sunday

Keywords: UF Health Shands Hospital, Gainesville , Recreation Therapist, Healthcare , Gainesville, Florida

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