Recreation Therapy Aide

Recreation Therapy Aide

Recreation Therapy Aide

Location: Warm Springs, MT
Category: Healthcare
Employment Type: Professional Placement
Job ID: 38838
Date Added: 09/22/2022

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Recreation Therapy Aide

Mental health facility is adding a recreation therapy aide to their professional team.  In this role, you would be relied on to plan and provide structured therapeutic activities that meet the diverse preferences and interests of the patients.

The facility is focused on making a difference in their patient’s lives. You would have the opportunity to work in an environment that is providing meaningful, coordinated treatment to fully promote the patient’s recovery and independence.

Recreation Therapy Aide Responsibilities:

  • Develop specific lifestyle and social recreational activities that meet targeted functional outcomes that include fitness, health and wellness, arts and crafts, hobby, leisure and recreation skill development, self-care, and socialization
  • Facilitate patient group activities and community reintegration activities and function as a role
  • Provide individual sessions to patients and escort patients to their activities
  • Perform risk assessments on programming and resources to always ensure safety of client
  • Implement activity adaptations and modifications to promote inclusion
  • Maintain supplies required for scheduled activities
  • Ensure facilities, working areas, and equipment are clean, safe, and maintained
  • Ensure patient care adheres to Licensed Independent Practitioner orders and safety restrictions
  • Provide treatment and care based upon the culture of the patient, age, characteristics, and limitations of disabling conditions

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year of experience working as a psychiatric technician (or equivalent position), required
  • Participate in professional development and training to meet Continuing Education requirements

The hospital is centrally located between two major hubs of business, travel, and shopping with quaint historic towns and communities nearby. Your paycheck is just part of a total compensation package.

Why you want this job:

  • Access to No Cost health centers
  • Low-cost Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • 15 Vacation days each year
  • 12 Sick days each year
  • 10 Paid Holidays each year
  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program
  • Student Loan Repayment program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs
  • One free meal per shift
  • Nearby State Park and scenic drives
  • Abundant outdoor recreation

Salary: $18.00 Hour
Location: Warm Springs


Get in touch! Contact Amy at 406-752-0191 or email your resume directly to [email protected].


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