CTRS - Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Category: Health Care
Location: Oceans Behavioral Hospital Lake Charles
Posted On: 04/24/2017

Responsibilities: Essential Functions

  • Applicants with Activity Director Certificate are welcome to apply for this position.
  • Prefer three (3) years experience clinical practice in inpatient acute care and one-year supervisory experience.
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age--related disability--related needs of the patients served on assignment. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient population served.
  • Must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s needs and provide the appropriate care, including age related care/disability/cultural sensitivity related care to adolescent, chronically mentally ill, adult, geriatric, chemically dependent, and dually diagnosed patient populations.
  • Must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of mental illness and chemical dependency and the family dynamics, which accompany them. Must have basic knowledge of chronic mental illness. Must have in-depth knowledge of clinical therapy modalities. Must have excellent communication and group/process skills as related to age specific patient needs.

Qualifications: Experience Desired

 

Bachelor's degree and CTRS license and maintain yearly certification.

 

Skill Requirement:

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of clinical therapy modalities. Must have excellent communication and group/process skills as related to age specific patient needs.
  • Must be versatile, flexible, and able to perform in stressful situations. Must have good time and organizational skills. Must be capable of coordinating multi-faceted workload. Must be able to work with an array of mental/physical-disabled persons.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License. CPI and CPR certified.
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