Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta

Certified Recreation Therapist

  • Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta
  • Augusta, GA 30909
  • 24 days ago

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Job Description

Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta is a multi-discipline behavioral healthcare center that offers mental health services to the communities of surrounding Augusta, Georgia.

The Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta is an acute and residential treatment facility providing balanced, top-notch clinical care to children, adolescents and young adults.

We provide a carefully-structured and supportive environment, and our education program is accredited through the Georgia Accrediting Commission.

Much more available online at: https://lighthousecarecenters.com/

Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta is looking for a high spirited, fantastic Full Time Recreational Therapist to join our team.

Recreation Therapists are expected to perform responsible, professional work in the evaluation and implementation of therapeutic recreation programs designed to increase, maintain or restore physical and mental health function as directed by the physician.

The individual is responsible for assisting patients in reaching their maximum performance levels in the areas of leisure, adaptive and recreational activities.

Responsible for working with a team in the delivery of care and participates in educational experiences for interns.

Job Requirements

Must be at least 21 years of age

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Recreational Therapy / Leisure Studies; a Certified Recreational Therapy Specialist (CTRS).

Current, valid driver’s license in good standing

Must obtain CPR, Handle with Care, Verbal De-Escalation, and first aid Certification.

May be required to work overtime, flexible hours and weekend rotations.

Prefer at least one (1) year psychiatric experience with children or adolescents in an acute hospital or residential setting.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

401(k)

401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Employee discount

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Referral program

Retirement plan

Tuition reimbursement

Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

Psychiatry

Schedule:

8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:All customers are required to wear masks, all common areas cleaned consistently, facility disinfected and sanitized regularly, temperature checks conducted before entrance to the facility, COVID vaccine encouraged

Education:

Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

Recreation Therapists: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

CTRS (Required)

Work Location: One location

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