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 2020 Salary.com)

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Rehab Therapist (Full-Time) - Behavioral Health 155
  • Telecare Corporation
  • Oakland, CA
  • A. in Occupational, Recreational, Music, Dance, Drama or Art Therapy, Vocational Counseling or related field (Must meet any regulatory requirements for the use of these titles, specific to the ...
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Recreation Therapist - LIFE
  • Life At Saint Francis Healthcare
  • Wilmington, DE
  • Supervises recreational therapy staff and personal care aides. Conducts initial assessments and periodic reassessments, develops plan of care, conducts therapeutic recreation activities, regularly ...
  • yesterday

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LCPC, LCSW, LMFT, LMSW, LPC
  • Novitas Academy
  • Emmett, ID
  • The Therapist (Counselor/Social Worker) at Novitas Academy is responsible for implementation of the ... Ideal candidates will join in recreational and outdoor activities with our students. We are looking ...
  • 3 days ago

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Recreation Therapist
  • Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Washington State registration to practice recreational therapy. * CPR through American Heart Association or Red Cross required * Current National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification ...
  • 3 days ago

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Recreation Therapist
  • Buena Vida Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
  • New York, NY
  • 240 bed Continuing Care and Rehabilitation facility seeking full time Recreational Therapist. Responsibilities include Documentation /care planning for caseload responsibility and relief coverage as ...
  • 3 days ago

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Certified Therapeutic Recreational Therapist
  • Physicians Behavioral Hospital
  • Shreveport, LA
  • We are looking for a Certified Recreational Therapist to join our team! You will be providing our in-patient clients with therapeutic recreational activities. Monday through Friday, day shift
  • 3 days ago

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Mental Health Technician $15 per hour
  • Interim HealthCare
  • Lorain, OH
  • High school degree or degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy, or appropriate therapeutic field preferred. Combination of education and relevant work ...
  • 4 days ago

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Recreation Therapist
  • Legacy Personnel Inc.
  • San Diego, CA
  • Recreational Therapist, 1 Year Experienced Required We need to fill the Recreational Therapist positions at a CORRECTIONAL FACILITY in San Diego, CA For more info, please contact Marla 408-874-5359 ...
  • 5 days ago

Income Estimation for Recreational Therapist jobs
$50,954 to $63,312

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