THERAPEUTIC RECREATION DIRECTOR

Days
Litchfield Woods Health Care Center - Torrington, CT
Posted 3 days ago

The primary purpose of your position is to assist the Director of Therapeutic Recreation in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Activity Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Administrator to assure that an ongoing program of activities designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interests and the physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident is maintained.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent with current enrollment in a  Therapeutic Certificate Program or equivalent from another State with commitment to continue in program by enrolling in a minimum of 1 class per semester until certificate or degree is achieved.  Associates Degree with major emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation.  A Bachelors Degree in a related field and 1 year of full time employment in Therapeutic Recreation in a health care facility; or a Bachelors Degree in a related field and 6 credit hours of Therapeutic Recreation coursework; or an Associates Degree in a related field and two years of full time employment in Therapeutic Recreation in a health care setting; or an Associates Degree in a related field and 9 credit hours of Therapeutic Recreation coursework.  A related field shall include but is not limited to Sociology, Psychology, Art, Music and Education.

EXPERIENCE

Must be qualified or currently in the process of becoming a qualified Therapeutic Recreation Director who is credentialed by the State and is, and/or will be eligible for certification as a CTRS.  Experience in health care setting preferred.

Please contact Denise Quarles, Administrator, @ administrator@litchfieldwoodshcc.com

Job Features

Job CategoryRecreation, TRD
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