Would you like to be a healthcare hero? Would you like to be on the front lines of making a difference during a pandemic? The Sunshine Terrace Foundation of beautiful Logan, Utah is seeking a creative and compassionate person to join our caregiving team as the Recreation Therapy Director. This position would require someone who either has, or is willing to obtain, a Therapeutic Recreation Technician license. This is a full time job with benefits.
We care for some incredible people and we need compassionate staff who can bring more to life for those we serve. This is a job where you make a positive difference in people's lives every time you come to work! We realize the value of our employees and we are providing more benefits than ever!
Generous PTO accrual rates for employees working 30+ hours per week
Great insurance plan options for employees working 30+ hours per week
In our 70 years as a non-profit, the Sunshine Terrace Foundation has grown from a small nursing home housing twelve women, to a campus of short-term & long term health services that include rehabilitation, assisted living, senior exercise, health education, and multiple types of therapy. Currently, CMS rates us 5* on our staff to resident ratio -- the highest in the valley!
Summary:Plans, organizes and implements therapeutic recreational programs for the residents of the skilled nursing facility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
Develops creative recreation programs that meet the physical, spiritual, emotional, cognitive and social goals of each resident's assessment and care plan.
Schedules and implements therapeutic recreation activities on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to stay in compliance with state guidelines
Contacts and works with community members to gain additional support for programming needs
Completes data collection forms on each new resident
Completes all necessary paperwork to maintain resident care plans
Attends and participates in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings and gives input into treatment plans
Organizes and directs activities such as sports, games, and arts & crafts
Coordinates volunteer group performances and activities
Plans and coordinates special outings for the residents
Maintains department budget, acquires needed supplies
Supervises department employees and interns
Monitors daily census to assess residents fluctuating needs
Encourages residents participation in activities and assists residents to and from the activities
Develops monthly calendars, showing activities for the upcoming month and distributes calendars to residents and their families
Attends daily leadership team meetings and other required meetings
Updates internship website to ensure continued internship program
May attend campus and high school presentations for volunteer and internship campaigns
Works with residents on one-on-one sensory goals
Upholds patient and company confidentiality at all times
Follows organizational policy and procedures
Marginal Functions include the following:
Delivers mail to residents
Drives the bus on outings
Previous therapeutic recreation experience required
Previous managerial experience preferred
Therapeutic Recreation Technician certification required
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) certification preferred
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Supervisory and Reporting Responsibilities
Reports to Administrator
Directly supervises Music Therapy Specialist and Recreation Therapy Aides
Sunshine Terrace Foundation