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Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - Neuro/Memory Care

Company: Jewish Home of Rochester
Location: Rochester
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

40 hours per week, days. Therapeutic Recreation Specialist needed to assist our Recreation team with coordinating and implementing programs for our resident needs, desires and capabilities. This position floats between the Neurobehavioral and Memory Care units.QUALIFICATIONS/SPECIFICATIONS/EDUCATION: B.S. Degree in Recreation Therapy or related field with experience working with the geriatric population is desired.EXPERIENCE: One year work experience in Recreation in a geriatric setting two semestersof college fieldwork in a geriatric setting would be acceptable in lieu of the one year experience.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Document progress notes, quarterly reviews, MDS, individual attendance records andother caseload responsibilities.Assess residents' status and interests to determine an appropriate recreation therapy care plan.Participate in resident interdisciplinary conferences, departmental meetings and educational opportunities.Develop and implement treatments, leisure education, and general recreation activities.Order and maintain necessary supplies/food items for programming within approved budget.Independently plan and implement evening, weekend, holiday and community activities for assigned residents.Assist in the development and distribution of activity calendars.Supervise and assist with student intern program.Act as Department Supervisor in the absence of the Director as assigned.Jewish Senior Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: Jewish Home of Rochester, Rochester , Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - Neuro/Memory Care, Other , Rochester, New York

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