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Certified Recreation Therapist - Per Diem

RIVERVIEW MEDICAL CENTER Borough of Red Bank, New Jersey
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  • Requisition # 2024-148534
  • ShiftDay
  • StatusPer Diem

Overview

Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank NJ is an adult inpatient rehabilitation unit located within Riverview Medical Center. 

The Certified Recreation Therapist provides clinical services to clients including assessments, treatment planning, recreational/adjunctive therapy individual and therapeutic patient groups.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Certified Recreation Therapist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

 

1. Client Satisfaction: Promotes a positive client experience, participates in a wellness and recovery model, encourages client feedback.                                              
2. Documentation-Initial Assessment: Initial assessment is completed in an accurate and timely procedure within program policies and procedures.
3. Documentation-Progress Notes: Progress notes are completed in an accurate and timely procedure within program policies and procedures.
4. Treatment Plan: Utilizes Recreational assessment to develop a Treatment plan which is individualized, measurable, and incorporates client involvement. Treatment plan is completed in an accurate and timely procedure within program policies and procedures. Treatment plan review is completed in an accurate and timely manner within program policies and procedures.
5. Initial Assessment: Assessment is comprehensive and demonstrates clinical competence.
6. Performance Improvement: Demonstrates a clear understanding of performance improvement activities within the department. Actively participates in the Performance Improvement Process.
7. Professional enhancement: Maintains and provides knowledge of current issues in the field. Shares information from conferences, articles and training with others.
8. Competencies: Demonstrates clinical competency in the provision of group clinical treatments. Demonstrates clinical competency in the provision of individual clinical treatments.
9. Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
10. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

1. High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs.
2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
3. Proficient computer skills that may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms.

 


Licenses and Certifications Required:

1. Professional certification as Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist (CTRS) or eligible for professional certification as CTRS with a passing score on the NCTRC exam.

 

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

1. AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification.

 

If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Facility

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

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