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JPS Health Network: Recreational Therapist

JPS Health Network

This is a Full-time position in Fort Worth, TX posted July 3, 2021.

Who We AreJPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas.

Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital home to Tarrant County’s first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation and more than 40 community-based clinics.

All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network.

Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma.

The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performanceoutcomes of the network.

Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.Why JPS?We’re more than a hospital.

We’re 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet.

Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve.

As community stewards, we abide by three rules:1.

Own it.Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.2.

Seek joy.Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.3.

Don’t be a jerk.Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect.

Smiling, laughter, compassion key components of our everyday experience at JPS.When working here, you’re surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication.

We look forward to meeting you!For more information, visit www.Jpshealthnet.Org.To view all job vacancies, visitwww.Jobs.Jpshealthnet.Org/ or www.Teamacclaim.Org.

Job Description: Description: The Recreational Therapist is responsible for the provision of activities groups to adult patients.

The Recreational Therapist completes assessments, develops treatment goals, develops and provides Recreational Therapist services, and functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.Typical Duties:Develops, organizes and provides group recreation/activity services to adult patients.

Activity groups may include psycho-educational groups, and living skills groups.Provides individual recreation therapy, as ordered by the patients physician.Participates in treatment planning for assigned patients; this includes assessments, documentation of services on patients, treatment plans and active participation in treatment team meetings.Charts on each assigned patient per operating procedure.

May maintain other records, as assigned.Maintains clinical competence for adult and geriatric recreation services.

Exhibits professional growth and development.Participates in Adjunctive Therapy Performance Improvement and Department or Hospital Committees, as assigned.Maintains recreation/activity therapy supplies and equipment and orders supplies and equipment in accordance with budget.Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Required Education and Experience:Bachelors Degree in a human services field (i.E.

recreational therapy, music therapy or art therapy) from an accredited college or University.1 plus years of experience performing recreation and/or activity therapy work in a health care or rehabilitation setting.Required Licensure/Certification:Must have a current certification in one of the following: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) Certification from the Consortium for Therapeutic Recreation/Activities Certification Inc.

for the State of Texas; Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) Certification from the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification; Music Therapist Board Certified (MT-BC) Certification from the Certification Board for Music Therapists; Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC) Certification from the Art Therapy Credentials Board, Inc.Certification in Non-Aggressive Crisis Management; must be obtained while in orientation and maintained throughout employment.Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification; must be obtained within90 days from date of hire.Preferred Education and Experience:2 plus years of experience in a health care or rehabilitation setting.

Location Address:1500 S.

Main StreetFort Worth, Texas, 76104United States

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