Job ID: 380749

Recreational Therapist; PRN Days - Psychiatric Nursing Unit

McMinnville, Tennessee

Regular / Day

We Are Hiring

Exceptionally, rare, opportunity for a PRN Recreational Therapist in our Psychiatric Nursing Unit at our Saint Thomas/Ascension River Park hospital in beautiful, scenic McMinnville, TN. Apply today and join our the care team at Saint Thomas River Park hospital caring for your local community of McMinnville, and its surrounding areas. At Saint Thomas/Ascension, we are dedicated to a spiritually-centered, holistic, approach that sustains, and improves, the health of individuals and communities in our region. Saint Thomas/Ascension believes in empowering its Associates to deliver quality-care while meeting the needs of the whole person; treating, body, mind, and spirit. We are seeking Associates who possess a caring and compassionate personality that aligns with our Mission and Core Values in serving our patients. If this sounds like you, and you are a Recreational Therapist looking to earn extra money or start your new career with Saint Thomas/Ascension, we encourage you to apply. We look forward to meeting you!

Recreational Therapist - Psychiatric Nursing - PRN, Day, 8am-4:30pm

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to

Develops and implements activity therapy treatment plans.

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.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Work Experience:
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Questions?

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.