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Recreational Therapist -Bachelors

Job ID 00762640 Location Columbia University Irving Medical Center
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New York, New York


Day (United States of America)


Recreation Therapist 

As New York’s #1-ranked hospital (U.S.News & World Report), NewYork-Presbyterian is dedicated to the highest level of rehabilitation care. Our many world-class services help patients achieve functional independence so they can effectively integrate with the community. This requires the support of professionals from many different healthcare disciplines and specialties, including recreation therapy. Find out how you can become one of the people who Make It Possible:

This position will primarily be focused on psychiatric patients at our Columbia location. Take the opportunity to conduct goal directed individual and group interventions based on the assessed needs of the patients. Collaborate with various disciplines to positively enhance our Recreation Therapy services.

In this position, you will work 10:00am - 6:00pm, Sunday- Thursday with flexibility based on patient/unit needs.

Preferred Criteria

  • Experience working in a hospital setting 
  • Experience working with psychiatric patients 
  • Experience working in rehab or long term care 

Required Criteria

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation
  • National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) within one year of hire

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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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