Recreational Therapist in Trinity, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida Trinity Hospital

Recreational Therapist

Trinity, FL, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Behavioral and Social Work   Job ID: 374805
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Introduction

Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Recreational Therapist today with HCA Florida Trinity Hospital.

Benefits

HCA Florida Trinity Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Come join our team as a(an) Recreational Therapist. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

We are currently looking for a Recreational Therapist to join our team. As our Therapist, you will assist patients in regaining or developing their highest functional level considering their impairments. You will also participate in the Performance Improvement Program as well as the educational and orientation programs. You will train support personnel too. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity.

 Your duties and responsibilities may include:

  • You will perform evaluations and provide personalized therapeutic recreational programs to restore, remediate or rehabilitate a patient's physical, mental and emotional well-being.
  • You will participate in rounding and proactively respond to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.
  • You will document patient activities and progress, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of treatment and modify it as necessary to improve treatment outcomes.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or Activities Therapy
  • One year experience working in therapeutic recreation programs preferred
  • Current CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist), MT-BS (Music Therapist – Board Certified). ATR-BC (Art Therapist – Board Certified) or BC-DMT (Board Certified Dance /Movement Therapist
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) through AHA (American Heart Association) 
  • Current CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) required within 60 days of hire in Behavioral Health Unit
  • Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills; ability to read/comprehend written instructions; ability to follow verbal instructions; PC skills.

     What qualifications you will need:

    • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
    • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention must be obtained within 60 days of employment start date
    • Other-Fingerprint Required
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Art Therapist, or Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, or Music Therapist

    This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

    HCA Florida Trinity Hospital is a 340 bed hospital. We serve Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. We offer specialty services including surgical, oncology and thoracic surgery. We have heart, vascular, behavioral health and obstetrics services. Our obstetrics services include a NICU and maternal fetal medicine. We offer ER 24/7 facilities to the surrounding areas for emergency services. We have been recognized as a leapfrog grade ‘A’ for patient safety. We are an advanced certified primary stroke center. We have earned the Joint Commission’s gold seal for total hips and total knees certification. Our oncology program is an accredited community cancer program. Our healthcare team brings over 50 years in a clinical setting. We have dedication to patient-centered care. Our colleagues are encouraged to learn, grow and thrive in a supportive atmosphere. We celebrate the commitment of our people. We hope you’ll consider our careers at HCA Florida Trinity Hospital.

    HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

     

    "The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

    If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Recreational Therapist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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    Behavioral and Social Work
    Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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