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20920 Price Vista
Boston
MA
+1 (555) 159 4386
20920 Price Vista
Boston
MA
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Experience Experience
10/2014 present
Boston, MA
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Per Diem-rehab Without Walls
Boston, MA
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Per Diem-rehab Without Walls
10/2014 present
Boston, MA
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Per Diem-rehab Without Walls
10/2014 present
  • Report progress to the rehabilitation staff, person receiving services and family members
  • Provide treatment progress and status documentation in accordance with the Plan of Treatment
  • Collect and document items necessary for the organization to complete a thorough and effective program evaluation and program improvement
  • Consult with physicians and other members of the rehabilitation team regarding therapeutic recreation goals for program referrals. Coordinate activities with staff/rehabilitation team and participate in care planning meetings
  • Communicate with community service organizations to develop resources for recreational programs. Act as liaison to outside community recreation/leisure avocation agencies
  • Participate in the team process provide input and effective treatment strategies. Attend case conference and family educational meetings
  • Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Share information only when the recipient’s right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is clearly in the best interest of the person served
10/2011 07/2014
Philadelphia, PA
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
Philadelphia, PA
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
10/2011 07/2014
Philadelphia, PA
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
10/2011 07/2014
  • Approves monthly activity calendars to be posted on each unit makes changes and suggestions of unit specific activities
  • Facilitates group activities twice a week, to each unit in conjunction with gender specific programming
  • Fulfills responsibilities to the facility in adherence to the philosophy, policies and procedures
  • 95% of the time completion of educational assessment with in 72 hours of admission
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field
Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field
Colorado State University
Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field
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Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist PRN Resume Examples & Samples

  • Utilizes individual and/or group activity interventions to bring about positive changes in the client's behavior, be-it cognitive, social, emotional or physical
  • Educates the client in healthy coping skills and available leisure resources to continue the client in post-discharge leisure planning and involvement
  • Evaluates each client's progress and the effectiveness of therapy treatment, and records results on daily progress notes follows all documentation policies
  • Attends treatment team conferences to exchange information and observations with other members of the team, as well as assisting with the completion of the initial treatment plan and progress summary updates
  • Bachelor Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from an approved program required
  • Experience in a behavioral health hospital setting preferred
  • Employees must be in good standing (employment/corrective action history, evaluation, etc.) to be considered for internal transfer
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Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assessment of patient and program needs
  • Plans programs in a goal specific fashion
  • Implements programs to ensure safety and quality
  • Evaluates patients and programs for progress, quality, safety and effectiveness
  • Possess current Certification as a Lifeguard or must obtain Lifeguard Certification by March 2017 - Required
  • Must work three (3) weekends per month - Required
  • Current Virginia driver's license with a good driving record
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Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Plans, organizes and coordinates recreation activities, functional leisure skills, and leisure education. Interviews the person served to assess capabilities/interests/barriers. Monitor progress and recommends changes modifications to program as required
  • Consult with physicians and other members of the rehabilitation team regarding therapeutic recreation goals for program referrals. Coordinate activities with staff/rehabilitation team and participate in care planning meetings
  • Communicate with community service organizations to develop resources for recreational programs. Act as liaison to outside community recreation/leisure avocation agencies
  • Design community reintegration activities to assist the person receiving services with their physical and cognitive needs during physical recreational/leisure activity. Assist the person receiving services in understanding their various needs and limitations and how to manage them during function
  • Provide training to the person receiving services and as appropriate, all others involved in that person's rehabilitation. Analyze and document the result of any training
  • Perform a thorough evaluation, assessing the needs of the person receiving services, and set measurable objectives that are formulated in conjunction with the rehabilitation team. Adjust treatment to achieve maximum results
  • Responsible to apply professional knowledge and skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice, to facilitate problem resolutions, and thereby the achievement of individualized goals and outcomes for the person served
  • Report progress to the rehabilitation staff, person receiving services and family members
  • Observe/document and report changes in the condition of the person served to the Clinical Coordinator/ designee, attending physician and other treatment team members as appropriate
  • Provide treatment progress and status documentation in accordance with the Plan of Treatment
  • Participate in the team process provide input and effective treatment strategies. Attend case conference and family educational meetings
  • Develop, teach and assess the plan of treatment. Guide the Rehabilitation Specialist/Certified Nursing Assistant in fulfillment of the plan. Use appropriate methods and tools in all teaching and training activities, including those associated with discharge
  • Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Share information only when the recipient’s right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is clearly in the best interest of the person served
  • Collect and document items necessary for the organization to complete a thorough and effective program evaluation and program improvement
  • Attend, participate in and/or conduct internal staff development programs, obtain continuing education as required by Company policy and regulations. Maintain and enhance clinical practice skills
  • Perform other duties as assigned in response to the person serviced, office and/or program needs
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Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Per Diem-rehab Without Walls Resume Examples & Samples

  • Plans, organizes and coordinates recreation activities, functional leisure skills, and leisure education. Interviews the person served to assess capabilities/interests/barriers. Monitor progress and recommends changes modifications to program as required
  • Consult with physicians and other members of the rehabilitation team regarding therapeutic recreation goals for program referrals. Coordinate activities with staff/rehabilitation team and participate in care planning meetings
  • Communicate with community service organizations to develop resources for recreational programs. Act as liaison to outside community recreation/leisure avocation agencies
  • Design community reintegration activities to assist the person receiving services with their physical and cognitive needs during physical recreational/leisure activity. Assist the person receiving services in understanding their various needs and limitations and how to manage them during function
  • Provide training to the person receiving services and as appropriate, all others involved in that person's rehabilitation. Analyze and document the result of any training
  • Perform a thorough evaluation, assessing the needs of the person receiving services, and set measurable objectives that are formulated in conjunction with the rehabilitation team. Adjust treatment to achieve maximum results
  • Responsible to apply professional knowledge and skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice, to facilitate problem resolutions, and thereby the achievement of individualized goals and outcomes for the person served
  • Report progress to the rehabilitation staff, person receiving services and family members
  • Observe/document and report changes in the condition of the person served to the Clinical Coordinator/ designee, attending physician and other treatment team members as appropriate
  • Provide treatment progress and status documentation in accordance with the Plan of Treatment
  • Participate in the team process provide input and effective treatment strategies. Attend case conference and family educational meetings
  • Develop, teach and assess the plan of treatment. Guide the Rehabilitation Specialist/Certified Nursing Assistant in fulfillment of the plan. Use appropriate methods and tools in all teaching and training activities, including those associated with discharge
  • Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Share information only when the recipient’s right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is clearly in the best interest of the person served
  • Collect and document items necessary for the organization to complete a thorough and effective program evaluation and program improvement
  • Attend, participate in and/or conduct internal staff development programs, obtain continuing education as required by Company policy and regulations. Maintain and enhance clinical practice skills
  • Perform other duties as assigned in response to the person serviced, office and/or program needs
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Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for assessing, treatment planning, therapeutic activity interventions and discharge leisure planning
  • Certification by National Certification Board (NCTRC) required
  • Employee must be in good standing (evaluation/employment history, corrective action, etc.) to be considered for internal transfer
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Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Facilitates group activities twice a week, to each unit in conjunction with gender specific programming
  • Approves monthly activity calendars to be posted on each unit makes changes and suggestions of unit specific activities
  • Fulfills responsibilities to the facility in adherence to the philosophy, policies and procedures
  • Prepares facility wide activity calendars with a minimum of four facility wide activities each month
  • Follows documentation requirements to meet the standards for Virginia Department of Behavioral heath and Developmental Services, Virginia Medicaid Services, Tricare and Joint Commission
  • Performs other duties as assigned based on the need of the facility
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • Strong preference for candidates with active CTRS certification
  • Prefer at least two year's experience working with children and adolescents
  • Must pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen
  • Good verbal and written skills, ability to rotate shifts and programs as necessary and ability to maintain confidentiality of resident information. Must consistently exhibit mental and emotional ability to understand and perform the essential functions of the job. Knowledge of principles of psychology and child growth and development are useful. Limit setting, responding to children and adolescents in a caring, mature manner while maintaining professional boundaries necessary
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Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Participates in the assessment of patients. Conducts psychosocial assessments to determine patient’s and family’s level of functioning to implement effective treatment, and to plan appropriate discharge disposition. Conducts PASR screenings as needed
  • Assists with the development and documentation of comprehensive treatment plans for each patient
  • Maintains professional accountability