Under general supervision, evaluates patients referred for therapeutic recreation plans and implements treatment programs of medically prescribed therapeutic recreation. Plans and implements community out-trips and functional group activities for patients. Participates as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team through team meetings and program planning in order to provide therapy in a holistic manner. Supervises, trains and assists in the evaluation of student interns affiliating in therapeutic recreation. Maintains therapy equipment and advises Senior Recreational Therapist of need to repair/replace equipment.
1. Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in Therapeutic Recreation, or bachelor's degree in a related field with an emphasis in therapeutic recreation.
2. Previous experience working in recreational therapy or related setting preferred.
3. Certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or eligibility for certification by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC). Must apply for the NCTRC examination within one month of hire into the Recreational Therapist job and sit for the examination within the first six months of hire. If the person does not pass the examination he/she must reapply immediately to take the examination. Failure to pass the examination the second time and achieve certification will result in termination.
Job: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2105009962
About DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.