Recreation Specialist at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: St. Louis, Missouri





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling.

MO-SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital



Worker Type:

Regular



Job Summary:

Develops and implements activity therapy treatment plans.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Conducts patient assessments and establishes recreational/leisure therapy treatment goals.

  • Evaluates each patient's progress and the effectiveness of recreational/leisure therapy interventions.

  • Coordinates therapeutic recreational/leisure activities for both large and small groups. Observes patient response and encourages socialization.

  • Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic recreational/leisure activities in the community.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Health or related field



EXPERIENCE


  • No experience required



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Constant standing.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

  • Frequent walking, reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving patients.

  • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling.




Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:

45050010 Child Life



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40


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