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Recreational Therapist Needed: New Grads Welcome, Must Be Licensed

Company: AvaMed Workforce
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

AvaMed Inc is a Healthcare Staffing Agency that staffs all of California State Correctional Facilities. At the moment we are in URGENT need of a Recreational Therapist to take on a Full-Time assignment at a correctional facility located in Vacaville, CA. *MUST BE A LICENSED RECREATIONAL THERAPIST* *No Experience Required *New Grads Welcome Position Details:
Full - Time
Recreational Therapist
Vacaville, CA
Shift:Monday-Thursday or Tuesday-Friday; 7:30am-5:30pm or 8am-6pm
1 day of orientation
$55-60/hr (W2/traveler + dependent on experience) Job Description: Recreation Therapist's duties/responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to, the following requirements. -

  • a. Develop and implement specialized recreation therapy services to Patient-Inmates and/or DJJ Youth. Such therapeutic interventions are designed to promote social interaction, to encourage beneficial and appropriate utilization of leisure time, and to provide Patient-Inmates and/or DJJ Youth with preparation for reentry into general population or other levels of treatment. -
  • b. Participate in the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IDTT) and coordinate services with primary clinicians, correctional counselors and other custody personnel. -
  • c. Evaluate recreation therapy needs for Patients-Inmates and/or DJJ Youth with particular attention to activities of daily living, communication skills, physical exercise, and positive coping strategies. If you are interested please submit a copy of your resume and we will reach out to you ASAP -We have job openings all over California if you're interested in another location please feel free to reach out to us.

Keywords: AvaMed Workforce, Berkeley , Recreational Therapist Needed: New Grads Welcome, Must Be Licensed, Healthcare , Berkeley, California

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