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RecreationTherapist - PRN (As Needed) - (43034)

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RecreationTherapist - PRN (As Needed) - (43034)

Facility Name
OLIVE BRANCH, MS 38654 US (Primary)
Career Area
Recreational therapy
Job Description

Parkwood Behavioral Health System has provided behavioral health and chemical dependency services to the Mid-South region since 1987. We are located in DeSoto County, in the uppermost northwest corner of Mississippi and approximately 7 miles south of Memphis.

As treatment options and patient care innovations have continued to become available we strive to provide the highest level of quality care to our patients. At Parkwood, our caring staff focuses on providing compassionate care to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities.

We offer a full continuum of care that provides treatment options to meet the individual needs of adults, adolescents and children. Parkwood Behavioral Health System includes a 148-bed inpatient acute and residential care facility, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.

Recreation Therapist

We are currently seeking a Recreation Therapist to assess patient’s leisure and recreational development needs, providing age and developmentally appropriate therapy groups and establishing behavioral treatment goals in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Parkwood Behavioral Health System.

This opportunity offers the following:

- Challenging and rewarding work environment
- Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
- Competitive Compensation

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description.  The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position.  Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied populations including male and female children, adolescents and adults as well as dually diagnosed adults in and inpatient, residential, or partial hospital setting.

Education:  Bachelor Degree in Recreation Therapy, or other human services field.

Experience:  One year prior psychiatric experience preferred.

Licensure/Certification:  CTRS preferred. 

Knowledge:   Knowledge of individual, group and family therapy theory and practice, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavior management. 


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