Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - Contingent Day Shift - Behavioral Health Mt. Clemens

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Behavioral Health
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1912843 Requisition #
GENERAL SUMMARY:

Plans, organizes and conducts a therapeutic recreation program through the application of goal orientated, purposeful activity in the assessment and treatment of individual with psychological, physical and developmental disabilities. The ages of these individual will include adults (18 and older), adolescents (13-17 years old), and children (5-12 years old). 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation. 
  • One to two (1-2) years of experience in a psychiatric facility preferred. 

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURES REQUIRED: 
  • Certified by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation. 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: 
  • Subject to physical injury from patients who act out in the work area. 
  • Work includes sitting, stooping, bending, lifting, and walking. 
  • Handles equipment used by patients which are potentially dangerous if not closely supervised. 
  • Physical intervention crisis skills, good motor coordination, manual dexterity and visual/perceptive abilities required.

     Overview

       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

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