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Providence Recreation Coordinator in Olympia, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Recreation Coordinator (Recreational Therapy, Day Shift, 0.8 FTE) to Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Interview residents/patients or other resources to assess and evaluate physical, social, emotional, and cognitive and leisure functions.

  • Work directly with patient/resident in developing individualized treatment plan with goals based on assessment and consistent with state and federal guidelines.

  • Integrate information collected for use in planning program and developing a unit calendar for resident/patient needs and interests monthly.

  • Organize and implement daily activities for group and individuals according to monthly calendar and the resident/patient treatment plan.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Food Handler's Permit (or must obtain within 14 days of hire)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • A valid Washington State driver’s license

  • Insured vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites is preferred.

  • 1 year experience working with a diverse population with physical and cognitive disabilities, in a skilled nursing facility, assisted living, or Alzheimer center

  • Familiarity with fundamental principles of teaching and learning in individual or group situations

  • Be 21 years of age or older

  • Experience with MS Word, MS Publisher, Net Solutions, Fax & Copy Machines

About the skilled nursing facility you will serve.

Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia, Washington serves people of all ages and faiths. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed for patients coming out of the hospital who need skilled nursing care, end of life care, or rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or who have a functional loss from illness, disease, or an accident. Our Long Term Care unit provides skilled nursing in a residential setting, addressing the needs of our residents through creating a sense of community and home in “neighborhoods” and providing a model of care that is resident-centered.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 277633