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Recreation Therapist

Company: Peak View Behavioral Health
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Recreation Therapist - Peak View Behavioral Health - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Job Summary:

Job Duties:

Peak View Behavioral Health is growing. Apply Now!

The team that exists to improve the lives of those we touch is seeking new members that are passionate about mental health and embody our cultural values of honesty, respect, competence, and perseverance.

What you provide:

* Team player mentality

* Teachable spirit

* Positive attitude

* Compassion and empathy for our patients

* A sense of humor

What we provide:

* A team environment where you can excel

* A reliable and set work schedule (12 hour shifts, 3 days a week)

* Bonus and voluntary overtime opportunities

* 401k

* Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

* 128 hours of Paid time off accrued

* Paid sick time

* Employee referral program

* Tuition Assistance

* and more!

Job Responsibilities:

* Understand and promote the importance of individuals of all ages living a healthy, meaningful leisure lifestyle.
* Assist with planning and implementing a diverse therapeutic recreation program in all units of the hospital (Including recreational therapy, Music therapy, art therapy, etc)
* Engage patients in individual and/or group recreation programming.
* Possess knowledge and experience with conducting successful, therapeutic groups.
* Adapt programs as needed to match the functioning level and abilities of the patients.
* Possess knowledge and experience with managing behaviors.
* Complete documentation on patients.
* Understand and honor the established hospital rules, regulations and Policy and Procedures.

Compensation: $19/hr - $23/hr

Schedule: Flexibility to work between 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday, Weekend availability preferred

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Credentials:

* Bachelors' Degree in Recreation Therapy
* Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist preferred

Experience:
Experience in a psychiatric or health care setting preferred.
Additional Requirement:

* BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) or CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
* Organized, flexible, adaptable
* Written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to motivate and engage patients of all ages and functioning levels in meaningful activities
* Compassionate and empathetic
* Working knowledge of office and recreation equipment
* Team player

_Note__: In support of PVBH's quality requirements, we require a post-offer drug screen, physical, criminal background review and conduct original source verification of __degrees/certifications__ of all candidates._
\*\*All Pay ranges are based on 40-hour work week.\*\*
_Peak View Behavioral Health provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression._
_Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served._
Why Peak View Behavioral Health?Peak View Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Peak View Behavioral Health is an EOE.Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 - $23.00 per hour%6635559%

Keywords: Peak View Behavioral Health, Colorado Springs , Recreation Therapist, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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