Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - CTRS - Brain Injury Rehabilitation

  • ReMed Recovery Care Centers
  • Montgomery & Howard Counties, MD
  • Nov 09, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

We are actively searching for a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to work with adults with traumatic brain injury at our supported living residential program in Montgomery County.  The Therapist will also be a part of the treatment team at our outpatient clinic in Howard County to provide home and community services in the area. This full-time role assists in the development and implementation of a comprehensive recreational program, which includes both group and individual activities in the residence and the community. This role oversees the individual recreational programs of assigned clients; completes initial assessments, monitors monthly progress, and prepares all necessary discharge plans. The Therapist also provides minimum to maximum assistance and/or supervision to promote clients’ success in daily living tasks and vocational pursuits, in addition to recreation activities.

Requirements for the position include:

  • A bachelor’s degree in therapeutic recreation, or related field.
  • C.T.R.S. certification is preferred.
  • Experience/willingness to facilitate recreational activities in the residence and community.
  • Excellent planning, writing, organizational and time management skills.
  • The ability to communicate with families, professionals and coworkers.
  • The ability to demonstrate positive client interaction skills is essential.
  • A valid driver's license, insurance and responsible driving behaviors must be maintained.

The schedule will be Sunday through Thursday, to include a combination of day and evening shifts.

Candidates must be willing to attend a full-time 3-4 day paid training at our administrative office in Paoli, PA within the first two months of employment. The Therapist will also spend time in our Philadelphia area programs to receive specific training for their role, as needed.

ReMed offers a comprehensive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. ReMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.