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Recreation Therapist – Adults/Geriatrics - Full Time

Job ID 00756202 Location Allen Hospital
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New York, New York


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Recreation Therapist – Adults/Geriatrics - Full Time

At NewYork-Presbyterian / Allen Hospital, we take pride in providing Amazing care, where compassion and community meet world-class experience. Established to reverse a shortfall in care in northern Manhattan, the Bronx, Westchester and northern New Jersey, we offer community-focused medicine with the support of two major academic medical centers. The combination is awe-inspiring. Few community institutions boast such a range of technology and clinical specialties. Feel the pride of delivering transformational rehabilitation services at New York’s #1 hospital (U.S.News World Report).

We are seeking a creative Recreation Therapist to provide functional assessments and therapeutic activity programming to meet individual needs and treatment goals for patients. In this position, you will work with adult and geriatric patients receiving treatment and care for a wide variety of diagnoses. Lead patient groups and activities while working within a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to enhancing inpatient activity and programs throughout our hospital, including our early mobilization program.

This is a full time position working Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm. Availability to work evenings and weekends needed.

Preferred Criteria

  • Experience working with the Geriatric population
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist  by National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification
  • Spanish Speaking

Required Criteria

  • Master's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation
  • NCTRC certification within one year of service 
  • Basic Life Support Certification

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.

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