Recreational Therapist - LRT I - General Rehabilitation - Greenville, NC

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938041

Vidant Medical Center

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

Responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of individualized Recreational Therapy services for patients with physical, social, emotional and/or cognitive impairments based on evidenced based practice and research.?? Scope of service includes general adult, Geriatric/ Psyc-med, MR/MI and acute services on the Behavioral Health unit.?? This position functions as part of the?? interdisciplinary team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • 0-2 years related experience
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training.  If not current at time of hire, must complete within first 30 days of employment and maintained without lapse during employment.
  • Recreational Therapy Licensure
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist

Other Information

Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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