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Recreational Therapist - Part-time Days

University Hospital - Broward County - Tamarac, Florida

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Job Code: 01645-4580


Days (rotating weekends)

Recreation Therapist Part-time
University Hospital & Medical Center
Tamarac, FL
Facility Description:
At University Hospital and Medical Center, it's all about community. For almost 40 years we've transformed right alongside the South Florida community we serve. Today, we're a 317-bed facility that is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Our team includes nearly 1,000 healthcare professionals and 550 physicians. We invite you to make our team even stronger.
University Hospital & Medical Center has been honored by being nationally recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades, including: awarded the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission, designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, awarded the Disease Specific Care Certification for Orthopedic Joint Replacement and received the Five Star Excellence Award in Emergency Services.
University Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
Job Description:
The Recreational therapist works in conjunction with the Therapeutic Services staff on the Psychiatric Treatment Center to establish and maintain as inclusive recreational therapy program that provides patients with the means to explore and expand their leisure and recreational outlets within acceptable goals of the department and hospital.

Experience required/preferred:
  • 1-3 years in an acute care psych setting is preferred
Licensure/Certification: (list required and preferred separately)
  • CTRS, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist under that national association or recreation therapy or eligibility is preferred
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association is required
Education required/preferred:
  • 4 Year Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Or Therapeutic Recreational Therapy required

Last Edited: 02/15/2017

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