Registry Recreational Therapist
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: May 17, 2022
Primary City/State:Mesa, ArizonaDepartment Name:Banner Staffing
Services-AZWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CareA rewarding
career that fits your life. Banner Staffing Services offers a world
of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading
health systems. If you're looking to leverage your abilities - you
belong at Banner Staffing Services.Bring your passion for
Behavioral Health to Banner Health! Banner Behavioral Health
Hospital in Scottsdale, AZ was remodeled and expanded in 2017,
providing new, state-of-the art units for our patients and staff!
Banner Behavioral Health Hospital is a voluntary facility for
adults and adolescents. We are dedicated to providing safe,
confidential, and compassionate treatment with customized treatment
plans to meet each patient's needs.As a Recreational Therapist for
Banner Behavioral Health Hospital you will collaborate with the
nurses, specialists and physicians to provide the best patient care
possible and to drive Banner's mission and team goals. Excellent
treatment and documentation are vital to this role. This position
will need to be available to work Saturday and Sundays for this
schedule. Rec Therapist provides services to all inpatient units at
BBHH adolescents and adults. National Certification for Rec Therapy
preferred.Banner Staffing Services (BSS) offers Registry/Per Diem
opportunities within Banner Health. Registry/Per Diem positions are
utilized as needed within our facilities. These positions are great
way to start your career with Banner Health. As a BSS team member,
you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to
any regular opportunities within Banner Health.
As a valued and respected Banner Health team member, you will
Flexible Schedules (select positions)
Fewer Shifts Cancelled
403(b) Pre-tax retirement
Employee Assistance Program
Employee wellness program
Discount Entertainment tickets
Auto Purchase Plan Registry/Per Diem positions do not have
guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered.
Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment,
drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal
and education) is required.POSITION SUMMARY
This position provides screening, evaluation and rehabilitation
services for patients with cognitive, communication, social,
physical and behavioral deficits related to leisure and
recreational pursuits. This position plans and carries out
specialized treatment programs, documents treatment and maintains
data regarding patient care. This position demonstrates the
clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment
appropriate to the age of the patients served.
1. Evaluates patients functional leisure abilities and limitations
to determine appropriate intervention. Develops a plan of care and
treatment goals, as ordered by physician or other referral
2. Implements individualized treatment plans for leisure activities
that consider patients' physical, social, spiritual, cultural,
educational, and age-specific needs. Ensures that treatment plans
are supported by standard practices and/or current literature.
Re-evaluates treatment plans, as needed, to ensure maximum patient
3. Educates patients, family, and other care providers to promote
patient participation and attainment of therapeutic program goals.
Provides individualized home programs with clear instructions.
4. Documents patient participation and advancement according to
professional and regulatory standards.
5. Participates in program development of recreational therapy
6. May assist with staff orientation and training; coordination of
work flow; and evaluation of recreational therapy program.
7. Follows plan of care to accomplish functions with supervision
and collaboration of treatment team. Confers with supervisor on any
unusual situations. Internal customers: All levels of nursing
management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the
interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physician
offices, patient families, third party payers, and medical supply
Bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation or Human Services from
an accredited university training program.
Licensure as required by state of practice.
Requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and
other healthcare providers. Must have strong interpersonal
communications and human relation skills.Employees working at
Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or BTMC Behavioral must possess
an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and
maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees
working in the Banner McKee Senior Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit
must possess an Colorado Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of
hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
National Council for Therapeutic Recreation certification.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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