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Recreation Therapist - Behavioral Health

Owensboro Health

Location: 42303
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: November 13, 2023
Recreation Therapist - Behavioral Health Clinical Support Hours: 0700-1530; Saturday, Sunday As Needed - PRN (As needed) Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: 15H -
Job Summary Performs structured evaluations and develops a treatment plan in conjunction with interdisciplinary team using therapeutic, recreational, and leisure activities. # Job Responsibilities Conducts assessments and establishes recreational therapy treatment goals and objectives to meet the individual needs of the patient. Evaluates each patient#s progress and the effectiveness of recreational therapy interventions. Coordinates therapeutic recreation activities for both large and small groups to observe patient responses and encourage socialization. Provides patient and their family with information regarding leisure life styles and creates an awareness of recreational resources in their community. Ensures that documentation of care and patient#s responses are accurate, complete, specific, and timely. Qualifications Associate#s degree or higher in Therapeutic Recreation required upon hire OR Associate#s degree or higher in related field required upon hire A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. No experience required BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Occasionally Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Occasionally Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Rarely Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.