IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients/residents you treat.
You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.
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Through comprehensive assessment and evaluation, develops program of activity therapy from a holistic approach to meet the needs of a diverse resident population.
Sub Acute Unit Activities Director, Activity Director, Activities Dir, SAU Activities Director, Director of Activities Skilled Nursing, 89119
BS in Recreation Therapy preferred. A BS in human service field, with relevant experience* or in Occupational Therapy, with relevant experience will also be considered.
Certification as Occupational Therapy Assistant , with relevant experience* or Associate degree in human service field, with relevant experience *or Certified Activity Director (NCCAP or state-specific) AND must have worked full time under the supervision of licensed recreational therapist or certified activity director in a long term care setting for a minimum of one year. If no state-specific certification program exists may have high school diploma or equivalent with two years of experience in social or recreational programming within the last 5 years, 1 of which was full time in a patient activity program in a health care setting. Must have completed 6 credits of college courses, including 1 English course in composition, technical or report writing, and one course in area of Art/Recreational Programming, Science or Management with a passing grade.
Certified Recreation Therapist preferred or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant or Certified Activity Director (NCCAP or state specific). [It is recommended that the hiring entity provide opportunities for national certification.]
Experience in management/administrative duties preferred
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