Recreational Therapist, LRT I - Rehab Spinal Cord Injury - part time PRN

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Vidant Medical Center

Part Time



About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a fully accredited, 900+ bed regional referral facility encompassing a Level-1 Trauma Center and extensive inpatient and outpatient services including intensive and intermediate care, pediatrics, bariatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, pain management and psychiatry.


Patient Care Delivery: 

  • Completes individualized assessments per physician order and develops individualized treatment plans.
  • Participates in treatment team conferences.
  • Provides therapeutic interventions in group and individual sessions.
  • Provides education to patients and families.
  • Responsible for discharge planning and completion of discharge summary per policies and procedures. 

Patient Care Documentation: 

  • Completes initial assessment, treatment plan, care plan goals, daily session notes, patient care conference notes, education and discharge instructions/ recommendations per RT policies and procedures.

 Professional Practice and Development: 

  • Maintains pertinent certifications/licensures
  • Completes personal goals on annual performance appraisal
  • Responsible for maintaining continuing education
  • Supervises students and volunteers as assigned
  • Responsible for meeting productivity standards
  • Serves on committees as assigned

 Minimum Position Requirements: 

  • BS/ BA and or MS in Therapeutic Recreation or Recreational Therapy required.
  • Maintain State of North Carolina Recreational Therapy licensure (LRT) through the State of NC Licensure Board.
  • Maintain certification as Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist (CTRS) through National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC)
  • One year clinical experience working as LRT/CTRS is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge/awareness of RT interventions/ competencies.
  • Strong working knowledge of individual and group facilitation skills.


  • Position is part time,  Supplemental Pool status.   Hours would be to work every third weekend with 4 morning hours on Saturday (8am - noon) and 6-8 hours on Sunday (8:30am - 4:30 pm).
  • Pay will be based on years of related work experience and will include weekend differential.






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.

Vidant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE Applications for Vidant Health and its subsidiary corporate entities are accepted and employees are chosen for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability.


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