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Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)

Job Code:  96828
Facility: Prairie St. John's
Location: FARGO, ND US Midwest
Region: Midwest
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Professionals
FTE: 0.8
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Prairie St. John's, a 91-bed psychiatric care facility located in Fargo, North Dakota, has been providing services for children, adolescents and adults to address mental health issues, chemical dependency or addiction and co-occurring disorders since 1997. Prairie offers a full-service psychiatric and addiction Continuum of Care. This Continuum of Care includes inpatient hospitalization, partial hospitalization, residential treatment, intensive outpatient services and clinic services. Prairie St. John's currently has full time Recreational Therapist positions available. The candidates selected will be responsible for the following:

• Planning and coordinating client centered, interactive activities for patient groups.
• Collaborates and communicates with treatment team regarding patient treatment, progress and/or concerns
• Documenting assessments and participation in the patient’s medical record in a timely, thorough and concise manner
• This position will be scheduled to work 32 hours a week with occasional evenings and weekends.

 
Requirements

The following are the job requirements for the Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist position:
1. Graduation from an accredited program for Recreational Therapy.
2. Psycho-social field placement preferred.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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