Performs responsible professional work in the evaluation, planning and implementation of Therapeutic Recreation programs to increase, maintain or restore functions, maximize or prevent disability and assist patients in reaching their maximum performance levels in the areas of leisure education, adaptive recreation, and recreational activities.
Initiates assessment and develops goal-oriented treatment plan based on patient's individual needs and abilities.
Works within an interdisciplinary team in the completion of the recreational therapy plan of care, with evaluation of a patientï¿½s pre-morbid leisure lifestyle and provides goals and objectives directed at a therapeutically designed recreation/leisure oriented treatment which assists patients in attaining optimum level of functioning.
As needed, develops and implements diversionary activity program.
Supports efforts for patient's social integration during rehabilitation stay.
Required: Bachelor's Degree in recreation therapy, therapeutic recreation, recreation administration or an equivalent program.
Preferred: 1 year Recreation Therapist experience.
Required: Must be certification-eligible by the Consortium for Therapeutic Recreation/Activity Certification (CTRS) or National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) or hold a Master's Degree in related field (i.e. Music Therapy, Art Therapy).
Job: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Primary Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Facility: Shelby Baptist Med Ctr
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005042034
About Shelby Baptist Med Ctr
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.