Intermountain Healthcare Recreation Therapist- Part Time in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID:216921
Greater Salt Lake area

About Us

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

Job Description

The Recreational Therapist establishes and implements treatment programs individually designed to facilitate the development, maintenance, and expression of an appropriate leisure lifestyle for patients who have had a major physical, emotional or chemical dependency issues.

Essential Job Duties

  • Maintains safe, consistent, and supportive environment by providing care in accordance with the multi-disciplinary treatment team, treatment plan and programs to meet patient care needs.

  • Coordinates the performance of subjective and objective initial and ongoing evaluations of patient's according to diagnosis, past history and physician referral.

  • Assures the definition of realistic goals for rehabilitation following assessment of specific problems.

  • Communicates treatment recommendations based on recreation assessment to the treatment team and identifies treatment intervention strategies to facilitate treatment planning.

  • Facilitates the assessment and re-assessment of the patient's physical and/or emotional problems and needs for recreational therapy as determined by history and results of evaluation procedures.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: $18.78
  • Benefits Eligible: No
  • Shift Details: Part Time/20 hours per week
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • Additional Details: Will work rotating days: Thurs, Friday one week and Wed, Thurs, Fri the following week.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Recreational Therapy from an accredited institution (degree will be verified).
  • Current TRS licensure in the State of Utah.

Physical Requirements

  • Climbing, hearing/listening, lifting, manual dexterity, pulling/pushing, seeing, sitting, speaking, squatting/kneeling, walking, standing.

Preferred Requirements

  • Current National Certification in Therapeutic Recreation.
  • Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
  • Annual MANDT competency training.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 20

Primary Work Location LDS Hospital

Expertise Family Services / Mental Health

Job Type Part Time

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City