The primary purpose of your position is to plan, organize, develop and direct 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 interest and the physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident is maintained.
Must possess, as a minimum Associate Degree with major emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation. A Bachelors Degree in a related field and one 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 full time employment in Therapeutic Recreation in a health care setting; or an Associates Degree in a related field and nine credit hours of Therapeutic Recreation coursework. A related field shall include, but is not limited to Sociology, Psychology, Art, Music and Education.
Must be a qualified Therapeutic Recreation Director who is credentialed by the State of CT and is eligible for certifications as a CTRS. A minimum two years experience in a social/therapeutic recreation program in a health care setting. Experience in a supervisory capacity in a health care setting is preferred.
Please contact Charlyse Robinson at 203.755.4870 for more information.