Indiana University Health

Recreation Therapist IU Health Bloomington Hospital

IU Health Bloomington Hospital

Job Location

IU Health Bloomington Hospital
601 West 2nd St
Bloomington,IN47403

Department

Stress Care Center

Date Posted

August 28, 2019

Schedule & Shift

  • Rotating
  • Supplemental

Requisition Number

000255619
Indiana University
Health is Indiana's most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and
more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We're looking
for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the
good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose.
People who aspire to excellence every day.

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more about working at IU Health

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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.

· Indiana University Health has more than 34,000
team members, including more than 3,600 physicians and 1,200 advanced practice
providers, and we're home to the largest nursing network in Indiana with more
than 9,000 nursing team members at over 800 sites of care.

· Indiana University Health is Indiana's most
comprehensive healthcare system with hospitals and specialties ranked among the
nation's best by U.S. News & World
Report .

· A unique partnership with the Indiana University
School of Medicine one of the nation's largest medical schools gives patients
access to groundbreaking research and innovative treatments, and it offers team
members access to the latest science and the very best training advancing
healthcare for all.

· At IU Health, your personal and professional
growth is a top priority. You will have access to many diverse opportunities to
learn and develop in meaningful ways that matter most to you, such as advanced
clinical training, leadership development, promotion opportunities and cross
training development.

· With 16 hospitals, including eight with Magnet
designation and five with Pathways to Excellence designation, our team members
are leading the way through excellence.

· IU Health is invested in the lives of Hoosiers, leading
the transformation of healthcare to make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest
states.

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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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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.