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  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

    Job ID
    2018-55902
    Employment Type
    Part Time
    Department
    Inpatient Neuro Occupational Therapy
    Hours / Pay Period
    48
    Facility
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    PHOENIX
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 8:00-4:30
  • Overview

    Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

    Responsibilities

    Plans and conducts therapeutic procedures and program to maintain and/or restore patient's physical, psychological, intellectual and social capabilities. Evaluates and assesses patient needs relative to gross motor coordination, group behavior, interpersonal relationships and proficiency in various recreation and leisure activities. Coordinates and leads functional community reintegration sessions and aquatic therapy programs.

    Qualifications

    Minimum:

    • Completion of accredited therapeutic recreation clinical internship required.
    • BCLS certificate and CTRS certification required.

    Preferred:

    • One year of experience preferred.

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