Recreation Therapy Assistant

    Virtua Health, Inc.
    Mount Holly, NJ 08060
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Summary:

    Facilitates both large and small group activities to include in-room programming and sensory stimulation based on resident assessment.

    Strives to involve all residents in mental, cognitive, physical, and spiritual activities to maintain independence and enhance quality of life.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Attends care conference on a quarterly, annual and as needed basis and develops appropriate therapeutic activities and behavioral interventions, in order to support the care plan goals for each specific resident.

    • Plans, develops, and implements therapeutic activities as assigned for all levels of functioning. Sets up activity areas appropriately. Transports residents safely. Maintains clean work areas and returns equipment after use.

    • Records all necessary documentation in resident's medical chart including recreational assessment, activity section on MDS, interventions and care plans and progress notes as needed.

    • Pursues and participates in interdepartmental collaboration, including site committees. Shares new ideas and offers feedback on programming.

    Required Education:

    High School Diploma or GED.

    Training/Certifications/Licensure:

    MEPAP I activity course preferred

    Posting ID: 555230776Posted: 2020-06-16