Indiana University Health

Recreation Therapist IU Health Bloomington Hospital

IU Health Bloomington Hospital

Job Location

IU Health Bloomington Hospital
601 West 2nd St


Stress Care Center

Date Posted

August 19, 2019

Schedule & Shift

  • Rotating
  • Supplemental

Requisition Number

Provides therapeutic, recreational and leisure services to patients/clients, including development of individual treatment plans. Provides consultation to physicians and others regarding appropriateness of referral to recreational therapy. Documents patient/ client programs and progress, educates the patient/ client and others regarding recreational therapy programs. Willingly participates in related activities in support of patient/ client care, education and department operations. Acts as a resource or mentor and provides functional guidance to the team. Coordinates staff/patient scheduling, orientation and training. Ensures proper clinical documentation and monitors workload to ensure staff utilization.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Recreation Therapist Role

  • Requires certification as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or a Certified Activities Director (ADC).
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
  • Requires 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelors Degree in Therapeutic Recreation preferred.
  • Requires strong knowledge of Recreation Therapy Standards of Care.
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