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I/P Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist PRN

Universal Health Services Little Rock, AR
  • Posted: July 05, 2018
  • As Needed
SUMMARY 

 

The Recreation Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing activity services of assigned program, which involves defining and implementing treatment goals as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and providing continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients under the direction of the Director of Recreational Therapy.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Demonstrate responsibility for observation and application of sound judgment in patients' physical and mental condition/needs
  2. Observe and document changes in patients' appearance, behavior, and ability to work towards treatment plan goals
  3. Communicate changes in patient's condition to treatment team members
  4. Provides assessment in psychosocial/leisure and recreational skills development/deficiency

5.       Ensure timely documentation of interventions and ensure interventions are based on the patient's plan of care

6.       Apply appropriate crisis intervention techniques, as required

7.       Assist patients in achieving their optimum level of independent functioning

8.       Document services rendered in accordance with established criteria

9.      Maintain current documentation in daily or weekly progress notes, including the patient's name, date of therapy, name of therapeutic group/intervention, and summary of the session

 

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Universal Health Services

Address

Little Rock, AR
72211 USA

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