Recreational Specialist Job

Full Job Title: Recreation Specialist - Behavioral Health

Job Number: 16017840

Facility: SSM Health DePaul Hospital

Location: Bridgeton, MO

Schedule: PRN

Hours: Varied


Role Purpose:
Under general supervision, provides and directs patient care including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care and operational guidelines.
    • Leads recreational therapy groups and assesses patient's needs in collaboration with the treatment team.
    • Records daily groups and care plan goals within the patient(s) medical record.
    • Encourages, assists, and instructs patients with personal hygiene / cleanliness.
    • Performs all other duties according to entity policies/procedures assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree or 5 years equivalent experience in Recreational Therapy
    • Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in (Therapeutic Recreational, Music or Art Therapy) CTRS
    • Required Certification – BLS

SSM Health DePaul Hospital – St. Louis

SSM Health DePaul Hospital is a 476-bed hospital offering comprehensive medical services, including inpatient and outpatient surgeries using state-of-the-art technology and facilities. Opened in 1828, DePaul Hospital - St. Louis was the first hospital west of the Mississippi River and remains the oldest continuously existing business in St. Louis. DePaul Hospital serves patients from across the St. Louis metropolitan area, including the communities of Bridgeton, Florissant, Hazelwood, St. Ann, St. John, Maryland Heights and Overland.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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