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On Call Certified Recreational Therapist (DC)

MTM Washington, DC
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MTM, Inc. continues to grow and we are seeking an On Call Certified Recreational Therapist!

MTM, Inc. is a healthcare services and transportation management company whose mission is to develop innovative solutions for accessing healthcare, increasing independence, and connecting community resources. MTM is made up of people who share a passion for making a positive impact. Our culture promotes healthy living, excellent work/life balance, and career advancement opportunities. MTM is a fun place to work, where individuality is encouraged and hard work is rewarded.

The On Call Certified Recreational Therapist will be called in to cover shifts when a full-time MAE is out of the office. The On Call Certified Recreational Therapist is responsible for reviewing ADA paratransit application materials, supplemental intake and professional verification forms, conducting in-person interviews for applicants, and performing functional assessments with applicants to determine eligibility for ADA paratransit service. The On Call Certified Recreational Therapist is also responsible for maintaining accurate documentation, and providing final eligibility determinations to the Client.

This position is located at our office in DC (District of Columbia).

Responsibilities:

  • Determines final eligibility based upon the application, interview, functional assessment and any supplemental information
  • Conduct in-person interviews to assess mobility capabilities and review any supplemental information provided
  • Determine what functional assessments the applicant will be required to undergo
  • Provide written eligibility determination documentation to Client within ADA required and contracted time frame
  • Reads and interprets ADA paratransit applications, intake forms, and professional verification forms
  • Review interview results and application paperwork and follow up on assessments and professional verifications, as needed
  • Provide further written documentation to Client upon request
  • Assist the leadership team in identifying process improvement opportunities
  • Conduct functional physical and/or cognitive assessment with applicants that may include:
    • Physical Functional Assessment using an outdoor course
    • Physical Functional Assessment using an indoor course
    • FACTS
    • MMSE
    • Tinetti Balance and Gait Assessment
    • Becks Assessment
  • Apply information obtained to determine applicants capability to independently ride fixed route transportation
  • Provide required forms to administrative personnel for data-entry and eligibility letter generation
  • Participate in staff meetings with leadership and/or Client
  • Participate in community outreach and education as needed
  • Participate in initial and on-going training as required by MTM and Client
  • Complete all necessary reports, paperwork and maintain on-going applicant tracking logs and reports for MTM and Client
  • Input all information into MTM Access and other software as appropriate
  • Build rapport and communicate effectively with MTM and Client personnel to include administrators, management, support staff and applicant while providing high quality customer service
  • Participate in appeals process, upon request
  • Maintain a positive attitude when interacting with individuals, support Staff and caregivers
  • Work with management and the Client to follow through on service issues, troubleshooting problems, concerns, complaints and training
  • Must conform to MTMs HIPAA standards

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Social Services, Rehabilitation, Ancillary Health Care Profession, or a related field
  • Willing to accept relevant experience and specialized certifications in lieu of a Bachelors degree depending upon contract specifications (Certifications can include: COTA, OT, PT)
  • 3+ years of professional experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Experience and knowledge with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and sensitivity to issues relating to people with disabilities and older adults
  • Experience conducting information-gathering relating to ADA Paratransit eligibility
  • Knowledge of the public transportation system & services
  • Intermediate level of proficiency or above with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future

Competency Based Qualifications:

  • Solid interviewing, assessment and observational skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population
  • Ability to be trained in administering a standardized evaluation tool and be able to consistently administer and score such a tool according to established protocols
  • Ability to clearly communicate their findings and observations on the required database reports and notes, as well as in certification letters
  • Desire to learn additional programs
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to work under limited supervision
  • Ability to make clear and factual observations
  • Additional language skills are preferred
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality

Whats in it for you?

  • Paid vacation
  • Holiday Pay
  • Health and Life Insurance Plans
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • 401(k)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Wellness Screenings
  • Birthday Holiday
  • Training Development
  • Casual Dress Environment
  • Scholarship Program
  • Healthy Market
  • Free Coffee

*These benefits may not be available at all locations

Equal Opportunity Employer: MTM is an equal opportunity employer. MTM considers qualified candidates with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, State, and Federal law. If you are in need of accommodations, please contact People & Culture at (636) 561-5686 or talent@mtm-inc.net.

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Why Work Here?

We offer employment opportunities that support both our traditional healthcare operations, as well as our transit operations through MTM Tra

From entry level customer service positions, to challenging technology and leadership roles, MTM offers a wealth of employment opportunities. Our corporate culture promotes healthy living, excellent work-home life balance, and strategic career advancement opportunities in a rewarding work environment where you will make a positive impact in your community and beyond. In particular, MTM is committed to providing physical activity and wellness opportunities for our employees, and we have been recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program. As an employer, MTM offers excellent benefits and welcomes diversity; we are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We invite you to apply for any of our open positions and look forward to providing you an opportunity to develop your career as a member of our team.

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