RT Opening in Lafayette, Indiana
Location: IN - Lafayette Job Type: Health Care
Base Pay: N/A Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Bonus: Required Experience: At least 2 year(s)
Other: Required Travel: Not Specified
Employee Type: Full-Time Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
The CTRS is responsible for directing and leading Activity Therapy staff and developing programming for use in the Recreation Therapy department. This position administers the treatment program to patients to achieve the greatest benefit and resolution of symptoms through established therapeutic procedures, providing a high level of quality patient care. Responsible for therapies with all patient populations ( General Psychiatric, Older Adults, Addictions)
Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and certification from the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation
Experience: A minimum of two (2) years experience in a Mental Health setting preferred.
Requirements: Thorough knowledge of JCAHO, OSHA regulations and state and federal regulatory standards.
•Complete all assessments within 72 hours and contribute to assessment workload balance between therapists.
•Provide therapy treatment procedures according to the treatment plans and make modifications where needed
•Understand the age differences and the corresponding developmental needs
•Approve and develop standards for Activity Therapy programming and activities
•Complete monthly PI audits for Recreation Therapy department and report data to PI committee