Recreational Therapist jobs in the United States

Recreational Therapist plans and directs medically approved therapeutic recreational programs for patients. Organizes activities according to patients' capabilities, needs, and interests. Being a Recreational Therapist conducts programs including symptom management, basic conversation skills, community re-entry, sports, gardening, dramatics, music, social activities, and arts and crafts. Prepares reports for patients' physicians describing individual patient symptoms and reactions to therapeutic programs. Additionally, Recreational Therapist conducts activity therapy assessment of a patient's strengths and needs, and recommends therapeutic activity. Documents progress on each patient. Requires a license/certification to practice from the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires to practice from the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Recreational Therapist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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Virtual Therapist II
  • Eating Recovery Center
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • How you'll serve our patients As a Primary Therapist at ERC Pathlight, you can expect to be a part of team that delivers hands-on treatment, therapy sessions and/or support to our patients in one of ...
  • 10 hours ago

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Primary Therapist
  • Avalon Hills
  • Logan, UT
  • Outstanding residential treatment center seeking a Primary Therapist to work in Beautiful Cache ... recreational options, while retaining safety and a small town feel with an affordable cost of ...
  • yesterday

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Mental Health Therapist
  • CTS Health-Chicago
  • Chicago, IL
  • The therapist will work with individuals and groups to develop treatment plans and activities to ... Plan, organize and lead structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation, and social ...
  • yesterday

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Youth Villages Recreation Assistant
  • Youth Villages
  • Memphis, TN
  • Recreation Therapy, Parks and Recreation, Exercise Science, Psychology, Mental Health, etc.Experience with experiential education, community recreation, wilderness therapy, rock climbing, yoga ...
  • 2 days ago

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Therapist
  • Integrated Resources, Inc
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Therapist Location: Colorado Springs, CO Duration: 3+ Months Job Summary: * Our mission is to deliver the highest quality services to individuals and their families who are dealing with the ...
  • 4 days ago

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Physical Therapist - Sports PT
  • Phoenix Children's Hospital
  • Avondale, AZ
  • Position Summary This position provides outpatient orthopedic & sports physical therapy services ... recreational, both team and individual. * Uses pediatric and athletic activity-based behavior ...
  • 5 days ago

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Activity Director
  • ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation
  • Sylvania, OH
  • ... Recreational Therapist who is: licensed or registered either nationally or by the State in which practicing; and eligible for certification as an Activity Professional or as a Therapeutic ...
  • 5 days ago

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Community Action Therapist
  • Integrity Placement Group
  • Panama City, FL
  • Participate in staffing and consultations in settings in which the youth participates such as schools, work and recreational environments. Email or send resume to Katie@theipgteam.com or #ZR Company ...
  • 6 days ago

Income Estimation for Recreational Therapist jobs
$52,049 to $64,673

Career Path for Recreational Therapist