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Facility: South University Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 1720 S University Dr, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00
This position will work 4 -8 hour days or have the option to
work 6 hour shifts -5 days a week Monday - Friday. Bachelor's
degree in therapeutic recreation is required. Relocation Assistance
Provides recreational activities, leisure education, and
treatment for people with mental, physical or emotional
disabilities or illnesses to improve or maintain their health and
well-being. Selects, develops and implements recreational
activities to help clients improve physical, mental and social
functions. Assesses clients' needs and interests based on
observations, standardized assessments, medical records, etc., for
the selection and development of therapeutic recreations. Thorough
knowledge of therapeutic recreational therapy theory and practices.
Documents appropriately to meet regulatory requirements per
assigned setting on behalf of the clients' participation and
reactions during therapeutic recreation treatments; tracks
patients' progress and evaluates therapeutic effects. Provides
adaptive equipment to help clients with disabilities participate in
recreational activities assigned in treatment plans. May assist
with and/or provide community integration as part of their
treatment. When necessary, will participate with facilitating
support groups, as well as coordinating volunteers.
Within the hospital inpatient setting, Bachelor's degree in
therapeutic recreation is required.
When applicable, may require valid driver's license.
Within the hospital inpatient setting, must maintain
certification as professional Certified Therapeutic Recreation
Specialist (CTRS) level through the National Council for
Therapeutic Recreation Certification with yearly maintenance and
re-certification required every five years.
Within a nursing home facility, Certified Nursing Assistant
(CNA) is required within six months of hire.
In the nursing home and long term care facilities, the
activities programs must be directed by a qualified professional
who is a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an
activities professional who meets one of the following: a) Licensed
or registered, if applicable, by the state in which practicing; and
b) Eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation
specialist or as an activities professional by a recognized
accrediting body on or after October 1, 1990; or c) Has two years
of experience in a social or recreational program within the last
five years, one of which was full-time in a therapeutic activities
program; or d) Is a qualified occupational therapist or
occupational therapy assistant (COTA); or e) Has completed a
training course approved by the state. Must be registered as a
nursing assistant if other professional certification does not
allow for hands-on assistance with ambulating and eating. If
certified upon hire, must maintain applicable certifications for
position including: Trained Medication Aide (TMA), Certified
Nursing Assistant (CNA), Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for
qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an
individual with a disability and would like to request an
accommodation for help with your online application, please call
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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted
offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background
screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-15477