Recreational Therapist Job Description
The following is a full job description for Recreational Therapist. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Recreational Therapist along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Recreational Therapist is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Recreational Therapy Director, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Massage Therapist, Certified Respiratory Therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapist - Home Care, Physical Therapist - Nursing Home
Requirements and Responsibilities For Recreational Therapist
Plans and directs medically approved recreational programs for patients. Organizes activities according to patients' capabilities, needs, and interests. Advises patients to get involved in leisure activities. Prepares reports for patients' physicians describing individual patient symptoms and reactions to therapeutic programs. Requires a bachelor's degree and a license/certification to practice from the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager.
Also Referred to as: Recreational Therapist, Therapeutic Recreation Worker
Similar Jobs:  Recreational Therapy Director, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Massage Therapist, Certified Respiratory Therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapist - Home Care, Physical Therapist - Nursing Home
Categories:  Sports and Recreation, Healthcare -- Technicians
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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