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Connecting employers with the talent they need + connecting healthcare professionals with the jobs they’ll love

Headquartered in New York City with 9 additional offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida, The Execu|Search Group specializes in the placement of healthcare professionals in full-time and temporary roles. From Registered Nursing positions to Medical Directors and Hospital Administrators, we work with some of the best healthcare facilities and are focused on connecting candidates with jobs that are tailored to their unique qualifications.  Our Health Services recruiters have achieved the Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare staffing services from The Joint Commission, which recognizes our dedication to providing our clients with qualified healthcare professionals.


The Execu|Search Group

CITY :

BROOKLYN

STATE :

NY

COUNTRY :

USA

ZIP CODE :

11201

JOB ID NUMBER :

U1014717

POSTED :

01/10/2017

Recreational Therapist (RT)


The Execu|Search Group


POSITION TYPE:  Temporary / Consulting

JOB SUMMARY:


Recreational Therapist (RT)
Recreational Therapist (RT)
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Salary: 
Experience: 0.0 year(s)
Job Type: Temporary / Consulting
Job ID: U1014717
 
   
About the Opportunity

A medical facility in Brooklyn is searching for an experienced Recreational Therapist (RT) to join their Rehab Department. In this role, the Recreational Therapist (RT) will provide treatment services and recreation activities for individuals with disabilities or illnesses. Using a variety of techniques, including arts and crafts, sports, games, dance and movement, drama, music, and community outings, the Recreational Therapist (RT) will improve and maintain the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their clients.  The Recreational Therapist (RT) will also help individuals reduce depression, stress, and anxiety; recover basic motor functioning and reasoning abilities; build confidence; and socialize effectively so that they can enjoy greater independence and reduce or eliminate the effects of their illness or disability. This position will require working weekends and some days during the week with an afternoon schedule primarily between the hours of 12 PM - 6:30 PM with some flexibility. There is flexibility to have 1-2 weekends off per month. The department is looking for someone that can work independently and in a fast paced setting, collaborating with other disciplines as needed. Apply today!

Company Description

Medical Facility

Job Description

The Recreational Therapist (RT) will:

  • Meet with individual and family at least two times a month for family sessions
  • Meet with individual and psychiatrist monthly for drug management as needed
  • Keep meticulous notes for each therapy session, whether individual or group
  • Chart progress on treatment goals and maintain accurate records
  • Assist team members in case management, as needed
Required Skills
  • 6+ months of Recreational Therapy experience in a Rehab setting
  • Bachelor's Degree in Recreational and/or Creative Arts Therapy
  • Recreational Therapist (RT) certification
  • Experience working with Adults in a Clinical setting
  • Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills
  • Patient oriented
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized
Desired Skills
  • Previous experience in a Hospital setting