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GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN ADMINISTRATIVE Recreational Therapist Inpatient in LA CROSSE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you're looking for a job to love, apply today. Schedule Weekly Hours:36 This position is a .9 FTE = 72 hours every 2 weeks. The schedule is days Monday - Friday and rotating weekends and holidays. The Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) is responsible for programming that encompasses treatment, leisure education and recreation participation. Through the use of assessments and therapeutic interventions, the CTRS plans, implements, coordinates and educates to promote a healthy leisure lifestyle. The CTRS collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to ensure optimal patient care in accordance with the vision and mission of Gundersen Health System. The CTRS utilizes treatment modalities according to ATRA and NTRS Standards of Practice. Major Responsibilities: 1. Works with patients/client to evaluate, treat and educate to promote overall health and wellness through leisure activity participation in the home and in the community. 2. Develops and implements appropriate individualized treatment through the use of individual and group work. 3. Participates in departmental and multidisciplinary review, Quality Improvement activities, Staff Development and Patient Care issues. 4. Responsible for completing documentation within established departmental standards. 5. Pursues relevant educational opportunities to maintain or enhance professional knowledge and meet departmental needs. 6. Performs other job-related responsibilities as assigned. Education and Learning: REQUIRED Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation Work Experience: REQUIRED 1 year previous experience in healthcare DESIRED 1 year previous experience working in behavioral health License and Certifications: REQUIRED Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist (CTRS) within 6 months of hire date Valid Driver's License (DL) DESIRED Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes Age Specific Population Served: Adolescent (13 - 17 years) Adult (18 - 64 years) Geriatric (65 years & older) OSHA Category: Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials. Environmental Conditions: Subject to outside environmental conditions. Exposed to infectious diseases. Subject to hazards. Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position: Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Static Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Driving Never (0%) Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Kneeling/Half... For full info follow application link. EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabilities ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: