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Recreational Therapist Per Diem 634001

Company: Huntington Hospital
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

When you join the Huntington Hospital team, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of compassionate community care. Over the past 129 years, we’ve grown from a small 16-bed hospital to a nationally recognized healthcare leader with 619 beds. As part of our commitment to providing equitable, high-quality care to all members of our community, we embrace differences and work hard to create a place of belonging for our patients and our employees. When you join the Huntington family, you’ll be empowered to enact change that continuously improves our ability to deliver world-class care, with kindness and dignity, to all who need it.

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634001 Psychiatric - ICU


Assesses and evaluates client needs, plans and provides appropriate treatment, liaising with the interdisciplinary team, leading and co-leading therapeutic groups, developing therapeutic activities and writing group descriptions, and scheduling therapeutic activities in collaboration with members of the interdisciplinary team. Encourages self awareness, exploration and reflection on feelings and relationships. Initiate spontaneous exploration of personal issues. Enables clients to experiment with new ways of thinking and behaving using recreational therapies.

Bachelor's degree in related field required. Masters Degree preferred.

Minimum 1 year experience as a Recreational Therapist or related field required.

Current certification as one of the following required: California Board of Recreation and Parks Certification: Recreation Therapist Certified (RTC), National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), Certified through Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB) as ATR-BC, Board Certified/Registered in Drama Therapy (RDT, RDT-P, RDT-BC), Registered as a Music Therapist or Board Certified (MT-BC) in Music Therapy, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).

Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Excellent artistic abilities, imagination and enthusiasm. Ability to deal with difficult situations. Strong empathy skills with a commitment to help people with different mental health diagnosis. Excellent intrapersonal skills, communication skills and listening skills. A strong knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of psychotherapy. Strong knowledge of the role of art therapy in planning treatment of the client.

Worker Type:

Per DiemPart time



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