Senior Recreational Therapist

Newark, NJ

Job ID: 20NSH93502

Regular Full-time

Sep 30 (22d ago)

Healthcare Professionals

Salary Range:

PH23C: Min: $28.34 - Mid: $34.07 - Max: Rate: $40.54

Qualifications:  Graduate from an accredited Therapeutic Recreation Specialist program in the State of New Jersey.  Certification must be maintained in good standing.  Minimum of 3 to 5 years of clinical experience.  Demonstrates strong clinical and leadership skills.  Must meet licensure CEU requirement plus an additional 12 hours of two courses.  Prior fieldwork supervision experience is a plus.  Must be CPR certified or complete cerification within 6 months of employment.  


Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Senior Recreational therapist position is to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services, and assist in the development and supervision of clinical staff.  This position will evaluate referred patients, to implement and administer a comprehnsive therapeutic intervention to restore and maximize function, to prevent disability following disease or injury.  The Senior Recreational Therapist will assist the Manager and Manager of Performance Standards and Training Programs in staff development/competency, program devleopment and daily operations.  



University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit


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