Recreation Therapist

Job Description

Job ID: 1182197
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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Role Purpose

Responsible for the application of therapeutic principles to enhance human performance in the area of leisure skills and development by engaging patients in a variety of purposeful, goal-directed activities which have personal relevance for the patient and his/her family.


Responsibilities

  • Provides and manages the delivery of goal-oriented, age appropriate, therapeutic activities services following all internal and external regulations.
  • Selects, performs, and interprets evaluation procedures then develops and carries out treatment plans.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Therapeutic Recreation

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Speech Pathology

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • NRPA
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Behavioral/Mental Health - 1 year or more
  • Pediatric Care - 1 year or more
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    Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer