Masonic Village at Elizabethtown
  • Elizabethtown, PA, USA
  • Full Time Day

Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania - Elizabethtown Campus - is immediately hiring a Full Time Day Recreation Therapist

With over 145 years of providing award-winning care and services across the state of PA, Masonic Villages is driven by our Mission of Love to assist individuals in realizing their potential and enjoying the highest possible quality of life.

Why Choose Masonic Villages:

Each campus is supported by corporate leaders who are fully invested in the mission and to hiring like-minded individuals who are committed to providing heartfelt customer service and invested in contributing to our team environment. When you join our team you can expect:

  • Industry-leading benefits that start day one, like a $0 cost medical coverage option
  • Competitive pay rates to attract the best talent
  • Tuition and Educational Reimbursement
  • A commitment to growing our leaders, with at least 50% of our leadership positions being filled internally

What You'll Do:

As a Recreation Therapist, you will carry out our Mission of Love by providing a comprehensive service of therapeutic recreation designed to eliminate boredom, helplessness, loneliness, and meet the individual interests of the residents who reside in the Masonic Health Care Center.

Our Recreation Therapist is responsible for the following:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of CMS federal and state regulations.

  • Demonstrates and displays the ability to implement the American Therapeutic Recreation Association Standards of Practice for Therapeutic Recreation.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and displays the ability to develop, implement, and evaluate programming to restore, remediate, rehabilitate or maintain the resident's physical, social, cognitive, emotional and spiritual functioning.

  • Provides services ranging from diversional activities, to therapeutic activities and individual therapy sessions; all focused on meeting residents' needs, their recreation interests and preferences.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and displays the ability to conduct an ongoing assessment in an effort to collect systematic, comprehensive, and accurate data to complete the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) and Therapeutic Recreation Assessments.

  • Demonstrates and displays the ability to develop and write a resident centered focused plan of care that includes a measurable goal and individualized interventions. The plan will addresses the resident's needs from a physical, cognitive, social, emotional and/or spiritual domain.

  • Demonstrates and displays the ability to create and maintain a monthly neighborhood calendar.

  • Manage and balance a neighborhood Therapeutic Recreation budget for programming and community trips.

  • Order and maintain an organized inventory of programming supplies and equipment

  • Actions, approaches, decisions and the delivery of Therapeutic Recreation Services focus on the individual resident.

  • Coaches, guides, and directs interns, students, and volunteers using appropriate education and Masonic Village guidelines and agreements.

What You Have:

  • Bachelor degree in Therapeutic Recreation required.
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or eligible to sit for exam and achievement of National Council Therapeutic Recreation Certification within one year of employment.
  • Strong written, oral, organization and basic computer skills.
  • Valid Pennsylvania driver's license.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Learn more about working at Masonic Villages of PA at our careers page: http://masonicvillages.org/careers/

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