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Certified Recreation Therapist-Adult Behavioral Health-FT-Day Shifts

2024-01-18
  • Location JACKSON, MS (Merit Health Central)
    Full Time
  • Department Adult Mental Health
  • Field Rehabilitative Svcs
  • Location JACKSON, MS (Merit Health Central)

  • Department Adult Mental Health

  • Field Rehabilitative Svcs

  • Full Time

Job Description

The Recreational Therapist evaluates the functional abilities of assigned patients.  In consultation with the treatment team, designs and facilitates activity and psycho-educational groups to aid in patient's development and improvement in the social, physical, cognitive and emotional livelihood.  The Recreational Therapist works cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team to formulate individualized plants of treatment, reassesses patient progress at regular intervals to determine therapeutic benefit and provides comprehensive documentation.

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation with concentration in Therapeutic Recreation is required.

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