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Recreational Therapist Associate - Behavioral Health

Company: El Dorado Springs
Location: Tucson
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

El Dorado Springs, formerly known as Cornerstone El Dorado Behavioral Health and owned and operated by Lifepoint Behavioral Health, seeks passionate, patient-centric, and goal-oriented team members to join the team at our behavioral health facility. We specialize in compassionate behavioral health services, including high-quality, evidence-based mental health and substance use treatment. Our philosophy is built on a psychosocial model of care and follows the core principles of resilience, recovery, and restoration. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, flexible scheduling, and comprehensive benefits packages so you can focus on what matters-providing quality patient care. Join our team in Tucson, Arizona, and build a career that touches lives.

What you will do in this role:
The Recreational Therapist Associate serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team to provide recreational and activity services to patients. Associate plans, organizes and directs approved recreation programs, including such activities as sports, dramatics, games, arts and crafts to assist patients to develop interpersonal relationships, to socialize effectively, and to develop confidence needed to participate in group activities. -

Education: High School Diploma

Experience: - -Previous experience (1 year minimum) in a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience working with chemical dependency, dual diagnosis, psychiatric and geriatric patients preferred
License: - -Current unencumbered certification/license/registration preferred.
Additional Requirements: - -CPR certification and non-violent crisis intervention training certified within 30 days of employment. May be required to work flexible hours and overtime.

Keywords: El Dorado Springs, Tucson , Recreational Therapist Associate - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Tucson, Arizona

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