Travel Job

Recreation Therapist Correctional Facility

Location: Corcoran, CA
Job ID: 27295
Start Date: 2019-06-07
End Date: 2019-12-06
Status: open

Description

Recreation Therapist – Corrections

A Correctional facility in Corcoran, CA is looking for a Recreation Therapist to join their team for a 26-week travel assignment with the possibility to extend.

Rec therapists who work for Preferred Healthcare are passionate and enthusiastic in helping patients integrate into their surrounding community via group activities and are able to demonstrate proficiency in documenting patient progress throughout these various activities. Feel free to ask us about our start dates and positions across the nation!

For more information call 800-787-6787 or apply online today! Preferred Healthcare offers competitive salary and the best benefits in the industry. Come experience the Preferred difference in your career today!

Requirements
• National or State Recreation Therapist Certification
• BLS/CPR Certification
• 6 months of experience within the last 5 years

Responsibilities
• Leads, instructs, and encourages patients in a program of individual and group activities of a physical, social, and cultural nature such as indoor and outdoor games and sports, dance, parties, dramatics, and special interest clubs
• Collaborates with the therapeutic team to create treatment goals for specific patients
• Observes patients' progress and records clinical notes to be included in medical files and reports
• Maintains order and supervises the conduct of persons committed to the California Department of Corrections
• Prevents escapes and injury of inmates to themselves, others, or to property
• Inspects premises and searches inmates for contraband, such as weapons or illegal drugs.

What We Offer:
• Competitive pay package
• Comprehensive training
• Medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) matching
• Retirement planning and savings options
• Continuing Education reimbursement
• Ability to make an impact in the communities we serve

Recreation Therapist/ RECT / Recreational Therapist
Corcoran, CA
Travel
Competitive Salary
Best Benefits Position

Preferred Healthcare Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability.
We are committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law.



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