Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
At WellBridge Healthcare, our mission is to Improve Lives by providing compassionate and comprehensive behavioral healthcare. With hospitals in Plano, Fort Worth and San Marcos, we provide inpatient and intensive outpatient behavioral health services in North and Central Texas. We are the leading provider of mental health services. We are seeking a passionate, creative and goal-oriented Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to join our team and have an immediate impact on expanding on our success, growing our services and fulfilling our mission of improving the lives of all we touch.
Develops recreational therapy programs to assist patients toward stabilization and developing healthier and productive lifestyles.
Administers recreation activities to patient and instructs patient in the benefits of the activities in which they are participating.
Maintains all documentation required for patient medical records.
Contributing to the effort toward strategic goals and achievement programs.
Develops structured programs that will offer the patient the opportunity to reduce stress, improve mood, increase activity level and social skills.
Assesses and implements treatment plan goals, and outcomes related to the identified problems.
Monitors and coordinates patient-care by collaborating with other direct care disciplines.
Document patient’s progress and patient attendance records through a computer-based program while complying with department documentation requirements.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelors Degree from an accredited institute in Recreational, Music or Art Therapy or similar field.
CTRS licensure or certification per state of practice guidelines.
CPR and CPI Certification within 30 day of employment
Must have at least 1 year of prior experience working in a Substance Abuse Services/Mental Health, In-Patient Detoxification, Addiction, or Co-Occurring Disorders.
Understanding of Health Care, Detoxification Processes, addiction, Co-occurring disorders, DSM Criteria, and terminology.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Detail-Oriented with strong organizational skills.
Ability to work independently, as well as in a Team atmosphere.
Ability to adapt quickly in an ever-changing environment.
CPR Certification and Crisis Prevention Training (CPI) within 30 days of employment and prior to any patient contact.
Great work environment
Higher level of patient care