Valid certification in specialty area required
Previous experience required
Oversees and manages/supervises the day to day programming needs of the Therapeutic Recreation Department. Will effectively manage departmental duties as well as programs for current assigned unit.
Will with assistance from other Recreation staff: plan, produce and manage the "Living Room/Chapel/ Caf" calendar. Support and promote new and creative programs. Supervise Recreation staff members and their programming.
Ensure staff scheduling is balanced and sufficient for programs. Work within allotted budget for scheduling entertainment, ordering supplies, and catering requests. Must be able to manage time well, coordinate programs and calendars, direct recreation staff and communicate well with other departments and vendors to insure successful programming for special events.
Support and Promote Resident strengths and abilities, capacity for social contribution, unique values, preferences, living habits and autonomy of choice. Embraces a vision of aging that is meaningful and relationship based.
BS in Recreation Therapy or Geriatric related field
CTRS Certified or Eligible
Two years experience in Recreation Therapy field with adult/geriatric population preferred.
Holy Redeemer Health System