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Recreational Therapist

Job Description

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

Job Summary

Performs structured evaluations and develops a treatment plan in conjunction with primary care counselor using therapeutic, recreational, and activities.

Essential Functions

Conducts assessment and establishes recreational therapy treatment goals and objectives to meet the individual needs of patients.

Evaluates each patient’s progress and the effectiveness of recreational therapy interventions.

Coordinates therapeutic recreation activities for both large and small groups to observe patient response and encourage socialization.

Provides patient and patient’s family with information regarding leisure life styles and creates an awareness of recreational resources in their community.

Review and comply with LifePoint Code of Conduct and all relevant Company and Division policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP), Perioperative Nurse (CNOR), Handle with Care.


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Snapshot

Location US-KY-Mayfield
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

Jackson Purchase Medical Center is a 107-bed (all private), Joint Commission-accredited facility. The hospital is the sole provider of acute care in Graves County and draws patients from the eight counties of the Jackson Purchase (the section of land between the Tennessee and Mississippi River that President Andrew Jackson purchased from the Chickasaw Indians in the early 1800s). Learn More

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Jackson Purchase Medical Center
Company:
US-KY-Mayfield
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

Job Summary

Performs structured evaluations and develops a treatment plan in conjunction with primary care counselor using therapeutic, recreational, and activities.

Essential Functions

Conducts assessment and establishes recreational therapy treatment goals and objectives to meet the individual needs of patients.

Evaluates each patient’s progress and the effectiveness of recreational therapy interventions.

Coordinates therapeutic recreation activities for both large and small groups to observe patient response and encourage socialization.

Provides patient and patient’s family with information regarding leisure life styles and creates an awareness of recreational resources in their community.

Review and comply with LifePoint Code of Conduct and all relevant Company and Division policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP), Perioperative Nurse (CNOR), Handle with Care.


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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