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CTRS Recreation Therapist

KIRKLAND, WA

Facility: Universal Health Services

Join Fairfax Behavioral Health today and provide help, hope, and healing. We currently have an available opportunity for a CTRS Recreation Therapist in our Kirkland, Washington hospital.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Recreation Therapist is responsible for overseeing the therapeutic activities program.The Certified Recreation Therapist will ensure the program is appropriate to the needs and interest of patients and is directed toward restoring and maintaining optimal levels of physical and psychosocial functioning.The Recreation Therapist will actively participate in treatment planning and implementing activity services for the inpatient population, which involves defining and implementing treatment goals as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and providing continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients under the direction of the Manager of Social Services.



QUALIFICATIONS

Education:Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Recreational Therapy / Leisure Studies a Certified Recreational Therapy Specialist (CTRS), or certification eligible Recreational Therapist.

Experience:Two (2) years of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.

Licensure:Must have current Washington State CTRS registration.

Additional Requirements: Must obtain CPR, Handle With Care, Verbal De-Escalation, and first aid Certification. May be required to work overtime, flexible hours and weekend rotations.

Fairfax Behavioral Health - Kirkland:

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. Fairfax compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.

The Hospital is conveniently located in Kirkland. The Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient support services to communities throughout Western Washington.

Kirkland is located just east of Seattle, the Pacific Northwest's largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The Kirkland Hospital is part of the Fairfax expanding network of facilities that support our continuum of care for Behavioral Health to the greater Seattle area.

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Fairfax Behavioral Health offers an excellent time off plan, medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plan for full time and part time employees. Company sponsored fitness membership discount, and no parking fees are among some of the additional benefits also available to our employees.
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Our Mission

The mission of Fairfax Behavioral Health is to provide the highest quality of patient care in response to the behavioral health care needs of our community, by focusing on the experience of our patients and families.

About Us

Founded in the 1930's, Fairfax has served the behavioral health needs to the Greater Puget Sound area for more than 80 years, continuously building a reputation for providing the best and most compassionate patient centered care.

Fairfax Behavioral Health operates a 157-bed, standalone psychiatric hospital, located in Kirkland, WA composed of six units providing specialized treatment for mental health and co-occurring disorders (concurrent mental illness and substance abuse issues), as well as detoxification services for both adolescents and adults.

Fairfax also operates a 30-bed adult general psychiatric unit, located in Everett, WA on the seventh floor of the Providence Medical Center's Pacific campus. As well as, a 34-bed unit on the campus of EvergreenHealth Monroe. Fairfax cares for both voluntarily admitted and involuntarily committed patients at all locations.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Healthcare

Location: Washington-Kirkland

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