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

PT w/benefits


Masonic Village at Elizabethtown is hiring a Recreation Therapist. This is a Part Time opportunity with hours on Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Our Mission:

At Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania, our mission is simple; it is a Mission of Love. Our caring communities and services assist individuals, families, and children in realizing their potential and enjoying the highest possible quality of life through the traditions of Freemasonry.

Why Choose Masonic Villages:

For over 146 years, we've been living out our mission of caring for people and enriching the lives of others. To do this successfully, we need a team of individuals who are:

  • Committed to providing heartfelt customer service
  • Talented, and seeking ongoing professional growth & enrichment
  • Innovative and accepting of change
  • Invested in contributing to our team environment. 

Recognizing our employees as our strongest asset, we value each unique person for their strength, contribution, and heart. We offer an intuitive benefits package, including some of the best compensation in our industry, because we know when our team is healthy, fulfilled, and able to pursue their dreams, they are empowered to make dreams come true every day for our residents.

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 Therapists are 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 Definitely 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.

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

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