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Recreational Therapist - Long Term Care - Benefits Eligible

Requisition ID:

21154227

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Senior Services at Southington Care Center

Location:

Southington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 24
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 24 hours/week - Days

Work where every moment matters.

 
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

 

 

Southington Care center features a state-of-the-art rehab pavilion complete with Aqua Therapy and an Occupational Therapy suite that replicates the home setting. Our staff promotes quality of life while fostering maximum well-being, with a wide range of wellness programs.

 

Provides Therapeutic Recreation Services to assigned patient caseload that includes evaluation of leisure function and treatment consistent with treatment team goals. Independently evaluates patients, determines treatment approach to be used to identify deficits, and restore and remediate patient's leisure function to maximum independence. Treatment techniques are used to enhance overall leisure functional performance. This position reports to Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator and unit program manager.

 

Qualifications

  • BA or BS Degree in Therapeutic Recreation Services or related field.
  • No experience necessary.
  • Current National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) or eligibility to sit for the next NCTRC examination. New hires are permitted to take the examination twice. Employed staff must maintain annual certification. If a lapse occurs, must re-certify within 6 months to retain their position.
  • Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate required in Units/Programs that utilize aquatic programming.
  • CT Public Passenger Driver's License required in Units/Programs that utilize community-based programming.
  • Ability to facilitate therapeutic groups.
  • Demonstrated age-specific competency for assigned population(s).

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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