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AMITA Health Therapist - Recreational - Full Time 36 hours, Days, Bolingbrook in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Job ID: 414707Therapist - Recreational - Full Time 36 hours, Days, BolingbrookBolingbrook, IllinoisRegular / Day

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Therapist-Recreational - Geriatric Psych Nrsng Unit- Full-Time,Day, Bolingbrook Hsptl - Bolingbrook,IL

Shift: 36 hours; 7:30am-8pm - 12 hour shifts; Week 1: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; Week 2: Monday, Friday, Saturday

Why Join AMITA?

AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.

AMITA Health is the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. The health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with AMITA Health, you will have the opportunity to develop and implement activity therapy treatment plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts patient assessments and establishes recreational/leisure therapy treatment goals.

  • Evaluates each patient's progress and the effectiveness of recreational/leisure therapy interventions.

  • Coordinates therapeutic recreational/leisure activities for both large and small groups.

  • Observes patient response and encourages socialization.

  • Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic recreational/leisure activities in the community.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Therapist specializing in Recreation credentialed from the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

  • Bachelors degree in related field needed

  • Masters degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • Experience working with the Geriatric population; with Dementia in an inpatient hospital setting or a skilled memory care facility is most ideal

Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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