Recreation Therapist Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital: 112700 Br
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Posted by: Sentara on Jun 11, 2019


Location:

Virginia Beach, VA

Job Description:

Overview
Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital in Virginia Beach is hiring an experienced Recreation Therapist to work Part-time, Days (afternoon hours), in the Rehabilitation Services Department. Join our team, where we are committed to quality and compassionate care, along with employee growth and satisfaction!
Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility offering specialized, tertiary services. SVBGH is the region's only Level III Trauma Center and home to Sentara Heart Center, which is the portal to a sophisticated array of quality cardiac services with outcomes that surpass national standards. SVBGH is also one of only ten Advanced Primary Stroke Centers in Virginia certified by the Joint Commission. Other clinical services at this facility include Palliative Care Program, the Coastal Cancer Center, Diabetes Center, Orthopedics, Accredited Sleep Disorders Center, and an Inpatient Rehab Unit.
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We are setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, click on this link https://www.sentaracareers.com/explore-sentara/benefits/ .

Responsibilities
Plans and implements medically prescribed recreational therapy program for patients based on their diagnosis, acuity, level of function and cognition that supports optimum patient care. Performs in-depth evaluation of patients utilizing a variety of assessment tools that identify patient's cognitive, social, emotional and motor function for leisure/recreation participation. Implements treatment programs primarily through the use of leisure education and skills, adaptive leisure equipment, and activity analysis.

Qualifications
Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Related - 1 year
Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Cert Therapeutic Recreation Sp
Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Judgment and Decision Making
Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Other
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training within 15 days of hire. Knowledge of therapeutic recreation principles, techniques, modalities and their proper application to patient population, where applicable.
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE !

HR. Website URL:

http://www.sentaracareers.com/career-opportunities/

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About Sentara Healthcare

Sentara Healthcare is one of the most progressive and integrated health care organizations in the nation, located mainly in Southeast Virginia and Northern North Carolina with additional sites in Charlottesville, Covington, Harrisonburg and Woodbridge, VA. Sentara operates more than 100 care giving sites, including 12 acute care hospitals including 7 in Hampton Roads, 1 in Northern Virginia and 2 in the Blue Ridge Region, 1 in Southwestern Virginia and 1 in Northeastern North Carolina, outpatient care facilities, nursing centers, assisted living centers, advanced imaging centers and about 380 primary care and multi-specialty physicians. Sentara also offers a full range of award-winning health coverage plans, home health and hospice services, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, including Nightingale - the region’s first air ambulance service. Sentara Healthcare is an acknowledged leader in patient safety and quality innovation. Founded in 1888 as the Retreat for the Sick in Norfolk, Virginia, Sentara has ranked for more than a decade among the nation's top integrated healthcare systems by Modern Healthcare magazine and is the #1 most integrated health care system for two consecutive years. We invite you to share our Vision. To be the healthcare of choice in the communities we serve.

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