Recreational Therapist/Part-time in Danville, VA at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 5/14/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SOVAH Health - Danville

Evaluates and provides therapeutic activities for patients in the Behavioral Health Unit. Performs structured evaluations and develops a treatment plan in conjunction with primary care counselor using therapeutic, recreational, and leisure activities.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy or related therapeutic discipline required

Required Skills:  Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of therapy coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville.

Licenses: License from the Virginia State Board to practice in area of specialty peferred

Certifications: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) required within one yearBasic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association (AHA) required

Minimum Work Experience:  One (1) year of experience in a psychiatric or health care setting preferred


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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