Recreation Therapist I

Dignity Health Oxnard , CA 93030

Posted 3 months ago


Welcome to St. John's Regional Medical Center!

At Dignity Health, we believe in the healing power of kindness. Since 1912, we have been giving something forward to the people of Oxnard, California.


John's Regional Medical Center is a 266-bed facility employing more than 1,200 caring professionals and a medical staff of more than 600 active physicians. We offer a 23-bed acute rehabilitation center, and provide a wide array of programs and services that include oncology, cardiovascular, maternity care, orthopedic, weight loss surgery, spinal disease treatment, community outreach and more.

Our passion for inspiring a stronger, healthier world compels us to lead with our hearts as we serve the community of Oxnard. One of the most beautiful areas in the country, Oxnard is nestled between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, and offers residents spectacular beaches, clean air and open spaces, as well as easy access to California wine country. We invite you to join us in delivering humankindness, one person at time.


In keeping with the Dignity Health core values, is responsible for the development and implementation of the rehabilitation therapeutic recreation program and for providing direct Recreation Therapy treatment programs to patients to restore maximum function. Good interpersonal skills. Demonstrates general working knowledge of the principles, standard practice, procedures, and equipment in therapeutic rehabilitation and therapeutic recreation.




Minimum Requirements:

  • Current C.T.R.S. status (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist-National) or eligibility to sit for exam and C.T.R.S. status after one year of employment or current R.T.C. status (Recreational Therapist Certified-State).

  • Demonstrates general working knowledge of the principles, standard practice, procedures, and equipment in therapeutic rehabilitation and therapeutic recreation.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Special Skills:

Good interpersonal skills. Self-motivated and able to achieve results through good organizational skills.

Ability to work independently and be a functional team member in a team oriented environment. Demonstrate ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently.

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