The Recreation Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing activity services for 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.
This position is a PRN role. Guaranteed hours are Sunday 7:30a-6:00p.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Occupational, Art, Music, or Recreation therapy, humanities, social work or related therapeutic discipline, or a Masters degree in Art Therapy, preferred.
Experience: One (1) year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.
Licensure: Certification or licensure by state and/or national governing body in of the following areas: art, occupational, recreation, or music therapy.
Additional Requirements: Successful completion of CPR Certification and successful completion of Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) prior to assisting with a restraining procedure and within 90 days of employment. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.
Lake Behavioral Hospital *offers competitive rates and benefits; time off, medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance, and matching 401k.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Location: 2615 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085
Job Type: Full-time
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