Providence Health & Services Recreational Therapist - Seattle PACE Center in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Recreational Therapist (Seattle PACE Center, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE, Full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm) to Providence ElderPlace's PACE Program in Seattle, 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:

  • Conduct individual assessments to identify the participants’ individual leisure needs and function

  • Develop,implement, and evaluate appropriate therapeutic individual and group activities.

  • Develop therapeautic interventions including community acess, leisure adaptation, leisure resources, and leisure education

  • Work with participants, families, and caregivers to provide leisure in homes

  • Participate in interdisciplinary team care planning and care management.

  • Individual and group documentation evaluating functional change.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy

  • Valid Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) Certification from National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC)

  • Current Recreation Therapist registration in Washington State

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification or ability to be certified within three months of employment

  • A valid Washington State driver’s license and have access to daily use of an insured reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites as required

  • Two years experience in providing recreation with the elderly or disabled

  • Current food handlers permit within three months of employment

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is a PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) program conveniently located in Seattle, WA. ElderPlace is on the cutting edge of geriatric care, using an interdisciplinary team model of care to keep older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our exceptionally diverse participants. In our own words, “Our objective is not simply to grow. It is to transform the lives of those we serve. It is to bring them comprehensive and coordinated care, to bring them relationship, to help them age in place, and when needed provide support through end-of-life.” ElderPlace is growing and needs another outstanding Recreational Therapist to join our cohort of RTs!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Project & Program Management - Non-Clinical

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 187853