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Recreational Therapist

PACE Program

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    24 Joliet Street
    Dyer, IN 46311

Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time; 40.00/week

Education Bachelor's Required

WHAT WE NEED

Positive, encouraging recreational therapists

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

A good therapist is one who can develop an achievable plan of care and help a patient through that plan. A great therapist is one who develops a realistic plan with measurable goals tailored to each patient’s situation. A great therapist works with more than just the patient, involving the physician, family and other healthcare providers as needed. A great recreational therapist doesn’t just go through the motions, instead listening carefully to a patient’s concerns, monitoring progress, and adjusting plans as needed. We are looking for a great recreational therapist.

 

Are you a good team player? Are you able to strike the balance between encouraging and demanding while administering therapy and plans? Do you enjoy helping others through the rehab process? We’d love to learn more about you. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Conduct an initial assessment of all participants.
  • Schedule a reassessment of all participants.
  • Evaluate and implement creative, individualized, and therapeutic activities for participants care plans.
  • Plan and offer varied monthly programs.
  • Use group and individual oriented interventions to maximize participants’ cognitive and functional abilities.
  • Train staff on new recreational therapy activities and programs.
  • Document participant involvement in activities and revisecare plans as needed.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Identify personal learning needs. Seek opportunities for continued learning.
  • Utilize time productively.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in staffing and adaptability to changes in patient care practice.
  • Exercise safe judgement in decision making.
  • Demonstrate tact and understanding when dealing with others.
  • Assist with the orientation of new staff.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

 

1-3 Years Experience; one year in social services/Therapeuticrecreation/Leisure 

Certification(s): Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist (CTRS) in Indiana 

Education:  Bechelor's in Recreational Therapy or Master's Preferred 

Travel: Up to 20%

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago