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Coliseum Medical Centers

Recreational Therapist

Macon, GA, United States
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)
Behavioral and Social Work   Job ID: 08158-14246
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Do you have the career opportunities as a Recreational Therapist / Activity Therapist that you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Coliseum Medical Center we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:




    • Student Loan Repayment

    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

    • Paid Personal Leave

    • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)

    • Identity Theft Protection discounts

    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

    • Adoption Assistance

    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)


Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Recreational Therapist / Activity Therapist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued?  If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

We are seeking a Recreational Therapist / Activity Therapist for our practice who provides clinical expertise to ensure all patients receive high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now.



What you will do in this role:
  • You will be responsible for the completion of activity assessments, and the planning and organizing of therapeutic patient activities.

  • You will provide activities for patients admitted to the program which include following program group schedule and provide set holiday activities on provided dates.
  • You will attend set treatment team meetings and progress reviews as evidence by signature on treatment planning update forms.
  • You will conduct individual activity assessments on each patient within given timeframes.
  • You will provide a written summary of initial assessment, evaluation, treatment and progress as evidenced by initial assessment forms completed in the medical record and documentation in the progress notes.
  • You will conduct individual, group and family sessions for patients as indicated in the patient treatment plan.
  • You will facilitate identified support groups to meet the needs of patients/families as indicated by medical record.
  • You may make necessary contacts with community resources to ensure continuity of patient care.
  • You will provide education and information about the inpatient unit to patients and families.
  • You will follow established policy and procedures in performing job functions.
  • You will interact and communicate with others in a way that promotes a positive and cooperative work environment.
  • You may provide resources and support for patients before, during and after treatment.
  • You may perform other duties as assigned by Program Director.






  • Must possess at minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in therapeutic recreation, music therapy, art therapy, or a related field.  Possess appropriate certification, registration, and/or license in the designated field per national and state practice requirements. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Credential (CTRS) highly Preferred
  • 1-2 years in therapeutic activities within a psychiatric setting is preferred.
  • Basic computer knowledge including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word required
Coliseum Health System is a two hospital system located in Macon, GA; you may know us better as Coliseum Medical Centers and Coliseum Northside Hospital. Each day we are challenged with providing our patients and their families state-of-the-art services while demonstrating that we are caring and committed healthcare professionals. It is our hope that you will see how much we love what we do – bringing quality healthcare services to Macon and the surrounding areas.



Founded in 1971, Coliseum Medical Centers has grown to be a leader in healthcare for Middle GA. We are a 310 plus bed facility, offering a 24-hour emergency room, inpatient and outpatient surgery options, rehabilitation programs, behavioral health and diagnostic services.

Coliseum Medical Centers has been recognized for its quality care with the following awards:

Georgia Hospital Association Safety Leader Circle

  • Joint Commission Top Performer of Key Quality Measures

  • Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement Award – Stroke

  • Joint Commission Certification

    • Stroke Rehabilitation

    • Primary Stroke Center

    • Advanced Certification in COPD

  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (ACR)

  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS CoC)


HCA Healthcare, the parent company of Coliseum Medical Centers, has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Recreational Therapist / Activity 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.







Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.


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Behavioral and Social Work
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)

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