Licensed Recreational Therapist, Play Therapy

Jonesboro, Georgia

Category: Allied

Contract - Part Time

Job ID: 786806

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 36 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $432 / Week

Posted Date: 5/23/2024

Jonesboro, Georgia

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 36 Weeks

Contract - Part Time

Est. Pay: $432 / Week

Job ID: 786806

Posted Date: 5/23/2024

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$22 – $27

A Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist who in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team develops a plan of care for each therapy patient and provides skilled recreational therapy services in accordance with physician orders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administers, scores, and interprets various tests
  • Interviews and observes to assess aptitudes and interests
  • Plans effective treatment and recommends treatment objectives
  • Administers treatment utilizing the recreational therapy modality with individual/groups of patients having physical, emotional and social disabilities
  • Evaluates and adjusts treatments as appropriate
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least one year of current experience in Recreation Therapy preferred
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) per state/client requirement
  • Water Safety and Health Fitness Instructor certifications preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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