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Recreational Therapy Aide

Company: NeuroPsychiatric Hospitals
Location: Crown Point
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

HEALING THE BODY AND MINDFounded fifteen (15) years ago, NPH is the largest hospital system in the nation providing care to patients with both neurological and medical needs. - We are unique in that we serve a population which others have been previously been unable to, largely due the patient's underlying medial issues. - Our facilities maintain an inter-disciplinary focus using a multi-specialty approach for both neuropsychiatric and complex medical care issues. - This proven approach provides unrivaled quality care for all of our patients. - We have multiple locations throughout the United States and are continuing to add locations to ensure better access to our unique model of careNeuro Behavior Hospital is looking for an Recreational Therapy Aide for our hospital in Crown Point. The Recreational Therapy Aide is responsible for planning and organizing individual and group activities to meet the social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual needs of patients. Ascertains that activities are medically approved recreational programs. Communicates available programs to patients and encourages participationAdheres to and conveys a philosophy that supports the dignity, privacy, independence, choice, and individuality of patients. -Participates in the patient Inter-Disciplinary Team Conference (ITC) process to provide input as to each patient's involvement in his/her areas of interest.Leads and/or oversees individual and group activities on a daily basis, encouraging patient participation.With the utilization of various techniques, including games, arts, sports, crafts, music, dance, movement and drama therapist assists with building and maintaining the mental, emotional, and physical well-being of their clients. Teach patients with mental health illness stress relief techniques and stretching exercises. - Makes use of games for introverted patients and those who are uncomfortable in social settings to draw them out or make use of sports activities to teach a person who has lost the use of one of his limbs or is paralyzed on one side, how to function with impaired mobility.Education: High School Diploma or GED requiredExperience: Two (2) years of experience in recreational therapy or engaging with geriatric or psych patients preferred -#INDEEDMED

Keywords: NeuroPsychiatric Hospitals, Gary , Recreational Therapy Aide, Healthcare , Crown Point, Indiana

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