Recreational Therapist jobs in Des Moines, IA

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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Remote Therapist
  • Vida Health
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Coaches and therapists also provide clients with evidence-based clinical programs and self-management tools. By collecting real-time data from the client and their devices, Vida is able to help them ...
  • 3 days ago

Des Moines (/dɪˈmɔɪn/ (listen)) is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is also the county seat of Polk County. A small part of the city extends into Warren County. It was incorporated on September 22, 1851, as Fort Des Moines, which was shortened to "Des Moines" in 1857. It is on and named after the Des Moines River, which likely was adapted from the early French name, Rivière des Moines, meaning "River of the Monks". The city's population was 217,521 as of the 2017 population estimate. The five-county metropolitan area is ranked 89th in terms of population in ...
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Income Estimation for Recreational Therapist jobs
$49,295 to $61,252
Des Moines, Iowa area prices
were up 0.8% from a year ago

Recreational Therapist in Alexandria, VA
Supports participants, families and staff for transitions along the continuum of care.
January 23, 2020
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor which are consistent with the position and in compliance with ServiceSource's policies and procedures.
February 03, 2020
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor which are consistent with the position and in compliance with ServiceSource's policies and procedures.
February 19, 2020