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Therapeutic Recreation Therapist (Music Therapist) - Per Diem

Jewish Senior Services Bridgeport, CT
  • Expired: April 18, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Therapeutic Recreation Therapist (Music Therapist) - Per Diem


+ Therapeutic Recreation
+ Per Diem
+ Flex Hours

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Summary:Perform diversified duties to organize and conduct therapeutic recreation activities.
Reports To: Coordinator of Therapeutic Recreation
Titles Supervised: N/A
Schedule: Per Diem

Essential Responsibilities:
1.Organize and carryout appropriate group activities and one-to-one sessions to enhance sensory motor, cognitive and psychosocial skills.
2.Complete documentation of resident/patient assessment, progress notes, attendance MED A documentation, and discharge summaries in compliance with State and Federal regulations.
3.Input MDS/care plan data and attend RCP meetings.
4.Transport resident to and from scheduled activity area. Prepare activity area.
5.Maintain inventory of equipment and supplies and notify Coordinator of needs.
6.Drive JHE vehicles as required for outings; attend and participate in a variety of staff meetings. Maintain regular attendance.
7.The Music Therapist/TRD will exhibit leadership qualities, mentor residents, and engage them when participating in recreation programs. The Music Therapist/TRD will mentor Music Therapy interns.
8.The Music Therapist/TRD will demonstrate the ability to facilitate group process and will also be able to manage the interpersonal needs of the residents.
9.The Music Therapist/TRD will demonstrate the ability to assess and document the needs and progress of the residents.
10.The Music Therapist/TRD will participate on Resident community outings as required, demonstrating Resident safety.
11.The Music Therapist/TRD will maintain necessary credentials to provide Music Therapy to the Residents/Patients.
12.Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Bachelors Degree in Music Therapy
Experience: No experience necessary
Licensure:Valid driver's license

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to handle multiple demands and deadlines; Ability to read and communicate effectively; Ability to utilize various software packages to carry out position responsibilities.
This description of responsibilities is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
Jewish Senior Services

Jewish Senior Services


Bridgeport, CT
06608 USA