Summary: Provide therapeutic recreation-based treatment programopportunities to all program participants. Participate in the development of the interdisciplinary treatment plan. Participatein the development of recreational therapy programs for Adults and educate thestaff in carryover.
Essential Job Functions
Provideindividual and group therapy in a safe and effective manner to all programparticipants.
Completeassessment/evaluation in the areas of Recreational Therapy upon admission ofall program participants.
Workdirectly with paraprofessional staff to facilitate training and programparticipant growth in the areas of Recreational Therapy.
Assistin the development of the rehabilitation plan of care to meet the needs of eachprogram participant.
Communicatewith the program participant, family and funder's as needed to clearlycommunicate status and need of services.
Remaincurrent and compliant with federal, state and accrediting body regulations andstandards.
Adheresto work practices consistent with mission, policies and procedures.
Adhereto all the code of ethics, standards of practice and continuing educationrequirements of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA).
Procuresand maintains all recreational equipment to assure safe and appropriate use byprogram participants and staff.
Advocateand Educate staff, program participants, and families in the areas ofrecreational therapy and therapeutic recreation.
Toperform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorilyperform each essential function listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.
What we ask of you:
Bachelor's Degree in Recreational Therapy
Two years of experience in a rehabilitation environment and/or work with persons with neurological and developmental challenges
Certification of CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist). Maintain best practice methods through continued education coursework.
Knowledge of rehabilitative techniques relative to recreation for persons with diverse neurological impairment.
Ability to interpret various evaluations from various disciplines and use assessment skills with critical thinking (Neuropsychology, Occupational/Speech/Physical therapies) to make relevant with individuals served.
Ability to remain calm in the face of pressure; prioritization skills and strong organizational skills
Effective communication skills a must – ability to communicate clearly with team members, medical professionals, those we serve, and their families.
What we offer you:
A rewarding work environment with a high-impact role and meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
Competitive pay; benefits for those employees working 30 hours or more; PTO
Family-oriented environment, casual dress
Dynamic work environment, no day is ever the same as the next
On-the-job training including career development, advancement and paid CEU opportunities
Access to opportunities throughout our nationwide Network
We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded by a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. NeuroRestorative is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services. With approximately 30,000 employees serving 30,000 individuals in 35 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast.
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The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers in more than 30 states offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges, as well as ...their families; and to elders in need of support. Founded in 1980, The Network has made a positive impact in the lives of thousands of children and adults across the country. We create innovative programs and implement systems—from our national continuous quality improvement program to our outcomes measurement tools—that enable us to deliver quality services and supports to the people we serve.