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Saint Barnabas Health Care System Community Recreation Therapist in Mountainside, New Jersey

Community Recreation Therapist
Req \#: 30874

Category: No Category Assigned

Status: Per Diem

Shift: See Job Summary Details

Facility: Children's Specialized Hosp

Location:

Camps MTN,
150 New Providence Road, Mountainside, Ne 07092

Children s Specialized Hospital is the nation s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health.
Children's Specialized Hospital is now in its third century of caring for those in need. Our Boards of Trustees, physicians, therapists, nurses, staff, volunteers, and donors remain dedicated to the very ideals of the Hospital's founders and committed to providing the best care possible so that every child who seeks our help reaches their fullest potential.
At 16 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals.
Job Summary
Collaborates with the Community Recreation Coordinator to assist with coordinating and instructing adapted recreation programs for children with special needs in the community. These programs include but are not limited to aquatics, martial arts, camps and Friday Night Fever activities. Responsibilities include instructing classes, coordination of volunteers, assisting with registrations and set up of programs. Works closely with foundation to secure grant| donation funding and serves as liaison to community to assess needs for additional services.
Essential Job Functions
Performs developmentally|functionally appropriate assessment according to standards of practice to determine course of treatment. Plan, implement and evaluates treatment plans.
When applicable, completes all documentation on time according to hospital and department policies. Goals are written in functional and measurable terms.
Develop, coordinate and implement appropriate programming for a variety of age and diagnostic groups, matching development level, interests and abilities.
Effectively utilizes and supervises volunteers.
Supervises and|or assists student interns as designated.
Assist with personal, department and hospital growth and development through involvement in research, professional organizations and presentations to promote best practice and maintain certification.
Assist with the coordination of programs and projects enabling the department and hospital to meet the mission and meet or exceed their goals.
Maintain recreation areas, equipment, storage and supplies in a safe efficient manner.
Formal Education and Job-Related Experience
Bachelors degree in Recreation from an accredited program, with a therapeutic recreation emphasis. Ability to plan activities and to adapt to the environment to suit a variety of disabling conditions. Tact, enthusiasm, initiative, and judgment in performance of duties. Member of ATRA preferred. Completion of a pediatric affiliation or work experience with pediatrics.
NCTRC Certification or eligible. Water Safety Instructor Certification. AHA BLS Provider Certification required.
NJ State Drivers License.
Job Specific Contacts
Direct contact with patients, families, other therapists, nursing staff, volunteers, community groups and universities.
Physical Demands
Physical stamina to lift, push and pull patients and equipment. Therapeutic handling of patients.
Working Environment
Recreation playrooms, nursing unit, community locations, playground, pool and therapy gyms.
Job Provides Direction To
May supervise students and volunteers.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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