Therapeutic Recreation Spec

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 2 months ago

Therapeutic Recreation Spec

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Full/Part Time



Recreational Therapy







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Job Description

Therapeutic Recreation Spec (Job Opening 447885) - Scope of Position: The Ohio State University Medical Center is committed to enhancing the quality of care provided to patients.

The Therapeutic Recreation program is a part of the overall Dodd Rehabilitation program on all medical services. The Therapeutic Recreation staff is expected to evaluate/screen patients, establish treatment goals, implement treatment, and complete patient teaching/discharge planning.

The Therapeutic Recreation staff also provides equipment for diversional activities to be carried out by volunteers or upon the request of a patient or his/her family caregivers.

Updating program offerings via treatment techniques, groups, or co-treatments is an ongoing process. Activities used in treatment are generated to facilitate with patient's transition to home/community.

Position Summary:
The Therapeutic Recreation Specialist provides patient treatment via recreational modalities, education material to maximize patient post discharge planning.

The Therapeutic Recreation Specialist is expected to be the contact for the community link and be a liaison for patient /staff/consumers of Rehabilitation Services. The Therapeutic Recreation staff is also to be a resource for all areas of the continuum and be able to provide resources and information to anyone in the OSU continuum.

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Therapeutic Recreation Spec

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center