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Catholic Health Initiatives Recreation Therapist in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Recreation Therapist

CHI Health Mercy Council BluffsCouncil Bluffs, Iowa

Requisition ID 2022-253751 Employment Type PRN Department Behavioral Health Hours/Pay Period .01 Shift Day Weekly Schedule PRN Remote No Category Mental Health

Overview

At CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs patients are at the heart of our care. Our campus is designed to heal the body mind and spirit of every person in a more comfortable less stressful hospital environment. Our full range of medical services include a new pavilion featuring enhancements in heart and vascular care surgery maternity cancer care and diagnostic imaging.

CHI Health has an immediate opportunity for a Recreation Therapist - Mercy Hospital - Council Bluffs, IA

We understand you have personal responsibilities outside of your profession and also care about your well-being.

With you in mind, we offer the following benefits to support your work/life balance:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Direct Primary Plan (No copay, no deductible, and access to CHI Health provider 24/7)

  • Premium Access to our Family Care Program supporting your needs for childcare, pet care, and/or adult dependent care

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Wellness Programs

  • Flexible spending accounts

CHI Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, includes 150+ clinics delivering quality care to patients across Nebraska and southeast Iowa. Our full-service network provides a variety of Primary Care & Priority Care Services, including Family, Internal, Geriatric, and Pediatric Medicine, in addition to several specialties to deliver custom care based on the unique needs of our patients.

Responsibilities

CHI Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, includes 150+ clinics delivering quality care to patients across Nebraska and southeast Iowa. Our full-service network provides a variety of Primary Care & Priority Care Services, including Family, Internal, Geriatric, and Pediatric Medicine, in addition to several specialties to deliver custom care based on the unique needs of our patients.

  • Assesses patients upon admission according to specific program policies and procedures.

  • Formulates and implements Therapeutic Recreation Treatment programs according to individual patient needs as determined by evaluations and assessments. Develops treatment plans to include goals, objectives and methods to achieve the same within time frame designated and methods to achieve the same within time frame designated in the unit specific Policies and Procedures manual.

  • Administers quality treatment modalities for both individuals and groups.

  • Communicates verbally or in written form to treatment teams regarding patient’s assessment, progress, or evaluations.

  • Fosters an open climate so that effective communications between Therapeutic Recreation staff and other departments can take place.

  • Assumes the individual responsibility for personal and professional growth.

  • Attends mandatory Behavioral Health Services and hospital educational programs each year.

  • Attends and actively participates in departmental and unit staff meetings as appropriate.

  • Participates in ordering supplies needed for activities.

  • Assists the Operations Director / Program Manager / Coordinator Recreational Therapy in recommending and developing new interventions, ideas, or programs.

Qualifications

Preferred: Certified in Recreation therapy.

Education/Licensure

Required:

Educational equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field.

Basic Life Support (BLS)

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

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