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SSM Health Recreation Specialist in Jefferson City, Missouri

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts patient assessments and establishes recreational/leisure therapy treatment goals.

  • Evaluates each patient's progress and the effectiveness of recreational/leisure therapy interventions.

  • Coordinates therapeutic recreational/leisure activities for both large and small groups. Observes patient response and encourages socialization.

  • Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic recreational/leisure activities in the community.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Health or related field

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

  • Frequent walking, reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving patients.

  • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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