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Recreation Therapist

companyMaria Parham Health
locationLouisburg, NC 27549, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Maria Parham Health Recreation Therapist - Franklin

Job Summary
The Recreation Therapist (RT) plans and conducts scheduled recreation therapy group sessions/ programs, and individual sessions as needed. The RT will participate in co-treatment activities with other disciplines as identified. The RT is responsible for completing assessment data, care planning and routine documentation related to leisure functioning. RTs participate as an integral part of the interdisciplinary treatment team on all matters concerning the patient.
Reports to: Program Director
FLSA: Non-exempt
Grade: G21
EEO: □ 01 Officials and Managers X 02 Professionals □ 03 Technicians □ 04 Sales Workers □ 05 Administrative Support Workers □ 06 Craft Workers □ 07 Operatives □ 08 Laborers and Helpers □ 09 Service Workers

Job Requirements

Minimum EducationHigh school diploma or equivalentBachelor's Degree in Recreational Therapy or Therapeutic RecreationRequired Licenses[North Carolina, United States] Recreational Therapist
Licensed by the state of North Carolina through The North Carolina Board of Recreational Therapy Certified in the United Stated through The National Council for Therapeutic Recreation CertificationRequired SkillsCertifications:Basic Life Support (BLS)Handle with Care (HWC) with in 6 months of hireRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Essential Functions

Conducts assessment and establishes recreational therapy treatment goals and objectives to meet the individual needs of patients.Evaluates each patient's progress and the effectiveness of recreational therapy interventions.Coordinates therapeutic recreation activities for both large and small groups to observe patient response and encourage socialization.Provides patient and patient's family with information regarding leisure life styles and creates an awareness of recreational resources in their community.
Nonessential Functions Other duties that are assigned

Functional Demands
Populations ServedLate Childhood (5 years and <13 years)Adolescent (13 and <17 years)Young Adult (17 to <30 years)Middle Adult (30 years to <60 years)Older Adult (>60 years)Protected Health InformationType of Protected Information Accessed:Complete Medical RecordBloodborne Pathogens ExposureWhile performing this job, occupational exposure is present for all employeesPhysical Requirements - Physical Dexterity and Effort: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%Bending/Stooping □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyClimbing X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyKeyboard Data Entry □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyKneeling □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyLifting/Moving Patients X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyReaching □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyRepetitive Foot/Leg Movements X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyRepetitive Hand/Arm Movements □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyRunning □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlySitting □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlySquatting □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyStanding □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyWalking □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyPushing / Pulling: 0-25 lbs. □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyPushing / Pulling: 26-75 lbs. X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyPushing/Pulling: over 75 lbs. X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyLifting/Carrying (non-patient) : 0-25 lbs. □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyLifting/Carrying (non-patient) : 26-75 lbs. X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyLifting/Carrying (non-patient) : over 75 lbs. X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyVisual Acuity, Hearing and Speaking: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%Audible Speech □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyHearing Acuity □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlySmelling Acuity X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyTaste Discrimination X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyVision: Depth Perception □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyVision: Distinguish Color □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyVision: Seeing Far □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyVision: Seeing Near □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantlyBiological: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%Biohazardous waste/ hazards □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyBlood and/or bodily fluids □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyCommunicable diseases/pathogens □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyChemical: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%Asbestos or lead X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyCytotoxic Chemicals X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyDust X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyHazardous Chemicals X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyGases/Vapors/Fumes X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyHazardous Medication X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantlyLatex X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Organizational Expectations
Maria Parham Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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