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Recreational Therapist

We Are Hiring

Title: Recreational Therapist

City, State:  Waco, TX

Location:  DePaul Center

Department:   Psychosocial Therapy

Additional Job Details:  Full Time Day

What You Will Do

At Ascension, we’re using the power of purpose to change healthcare for the better.

Job Summary:

As an associate with the Providence Healthcare Network-TX, you will have the opportunity to develop and implement activity therapy treatment plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts patient assessments and establishes recreational/leisure therapy treatment goals.
  • Evaluates each patient's progress and the effectiveness of recreational/leisure therapy interventions.
  • Coordinates therapeutic recreational/leisure activities for both large and small groups. Observes patient response and encourages socialization.
  • Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic recreational/leisure activities in the community.
  • You will do all of this while contributing to mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.  Creativity - Courageous Innovation. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry. 

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Therapist specializing in Recreation. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • Preferred experience with inpatient psychological diagnosis in adults
  • Preferred experience with music, yoga, expressive or art therapy
  • Preferred experience with group therapy

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE  M/F/D/V).   

A mission of compassion.
A vision of excellence

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 359505
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Facility: TXWAC DePaul Ctr
Ministry: Ascension Providence, TX
Location: Waco, TX

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