Yale New Haven Health System

  • CERT THERAPEUTIC REC SPECIALIS

    Lawson ID
    66991
    Department
    WW1 - INPATIENT
    Category
    REHABILITATION SERVICES - REC
    Position Type
    Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
    Work Schedule
    AS NEEDED
    Work Days
    MON-FRI SOME WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS
    Work Hours
    DAYS AND EVES AS NEEDED
    Work Shift
    AS NEEDED
    Requisition ID
    2018-20499
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients in the assigned patient care areas. Performs other clinical and teaching duties as may be required.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Clinical
      • 1.1 Performs basic TR evaluations on assigned patients.
    • 2. Education
      • 2.1 Attends mandatory department inservices.
    • 3. Self Development
      • 3.1 Seeks opportunities to expand own knowledge of profession and related fields.
    • 4. Administration
      • 4.1 Complies with Hospital and Department Policies and Procedures.
    • 5. Clinical Supervision
      • 5.1 Appropriately delegates responsibilities to support staff and volunteers maintaining appropriate level of clinical supervision.
    • 6. Human Relations Skills
      • 6.1 Demonstrates respect and regard for dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsive, and courteous hospital environment.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION


    Minimum of a B.S. from an accredited Therapeutic Recreation Program or related field as outlined by the National Therapeutic Recreation Standards. Must be or currently pursuing CTRS certification from National Council Therapeutic Recreation certification. Certification is required within 1 year of employment.


    EXPERIENCE


    At least two (2) to five (5) years in a psychiatric setting and/or child development strongly preferred.


    SPECIAL SKILLS


    The individual should demonstrate knowledge in therapeutic recreation theory, evaluation, and treatment techniques for various special population groups. Observation skills, communication skills (both verbal and written), and an ability to work with others in a synergistic manner are essential. The individual should also be willing and able to assume increased responsibilities as required.


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