Iroquois Nursing Home, Inc
Presently accepting applications/resumes for a Full Time Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to work in our Recreation Therapy program. Job qualification are:
Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist (CTRS) preferred; a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field (i.e. psychology, social work, etc.). is minimally required. Previous experience with long/short term care residents, mental health patients, and/or geriatrics desires.
Job Duties will include:
- Coordinate, implement, facilitate and manage new and current Recreational Activity Programs and Projects for our Dementia, long term care, and short term care residents.
- Create and implement new programs to engage residents, teach social skills, meet residents needs and interests, and reduce anxieties and behaviors.
- Record and analyze the residents progress, and evaluate programs for effectiveness, and make recommendations for change.
Job Skills desired: good listening skills, good communication skills, good leadership skills, ability to implement a new program without step by step directions, patience, creative, good written documentation writing skills, Critical-thinking skills.
Iroquois Nursing Home offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including: low cost single and family health insurance, 401K retirement plan with company matching funds, vacation time off, personal leave time off, sick time, weekly paycheck, free parking and more. We are 10 minutes from downtown Syracuse, NY; 30 minutes from Cortland, NY, 40 minutes from Oneida, NY, 30 minutes from Fulton, NY.
Please include minimum salary required in Cover Letter.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Bachelor’s
Required experience: Recreation/LTC desired: 1 year
Required license or certification: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
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