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Recreational Therapist, Full-Time at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center

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Type: Full Time
Location: Fort Pierce, Florida

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Recreational Therapist, Full-Time
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Fort Pierce, FL

Located in Fort Pierce, situated on the east coast of Florida, Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute offers employees a wide range of experiences in the health care arena. As the region's only Level II Trauma Center and with the most experienced full service open-heart program in the four-county area, employees benefit from access to education and training that are part of a tertiary care hospital's constant focus on high quality care.

In 2011, our 365-bed hospital earned a spot on the Joint Commission's elite list of Top Performing Hospitals based on key quality indicators. Only 14% of hospitals in the nation made the list and Lawnwood's patient outcomes placed our facility in the number one spot on that list! Join our team of top performing professionals and experience the kind of fast-paced, challenging health care you envisioned when you chose this exciting career.

We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.

The Recreation Therapist plans, organizes, implements and evaluates a comprehensive programof therapeutic recreation activities underthe supervision of the Cl inical Manager,As a staff mem ber,he/she can expect to care for the adult and geriatric psychiatric patients. The behavioral health Recreation Therapist effectively and therapeutically interacts with adult and geriatric patients, significant others and other healthcare team membersand demonstrates knowledgeof the specific psychosocial conditions and treatment therapies for the patient populations served. The behavioral health Recreation Therapist adheres in the delivery of care to hospital policies and proced ures.


* At least 1 year of therapeutic activities coordinator in an inpatient environment preferred

* Bachelor's degree preferred

We are committed to:

Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.