Recreational Therapist (Providence Hospital – As Needed)

Ascension

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We Are Hiring:

  • As Needed
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Recreational Therap
  • Certification by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation
  • Rotating shifts according to unit needs including weekends

What You Will Do:

Develop and implement activity therapy treatment plans.

  • Conduct patient assessments and establish recreational/leisure therapy treatment goals.
  • Evaluate each patient's progress and the effectiveness of recreational/leisure therapy interventions.
  • Coordinate therapeutic recreational/leisure activities for both large and small groups. Observe patient response and encourage socialization.
  • Provide patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic recreational/leisure activities in the community.

What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.
  • Therapist specializing in Recreation credentialed from the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification preferred.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension SE Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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