Sanford Health

Recreation Therapist - South University Child Psych

Location
Fargo, North Dakota
Salary
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Posted
May 19, 2017
Ref
7917
Industry
Childcare
Job Type
Long-Term
JOB SUMMARY

Provides recreational activities and treatment for people with mental, physical or emotional disabilities or illnesses to improve or maintain their health and well-being. Selects, develops and implements recreational activities to help clients improve physical, mental and social functions. Assesses clients' needs and interests based on observations, standardized assessments, medical records, etc., for the selection and development of therapeutic recreations. Documents clients' participation and reactions during therapeutic recreation treatments; tracks patients' progress and evaluates therapeutic effects. Provides adaptive equipment to help clients with disabilities participate in recreational activities assigned in treatment plans.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

QUALIFICATIONS

Certification as professional CTRS level through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification highly preferred. Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or a related field is required. Previous work experience or internship of one year is required. Must have thorough knowledge of therapeutic recreational therapy theory and practices.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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