VCU Health System's Recreation Therapy – CHoR is seeking a full time Recreation Technician. The Recreation Therapy Technician assists therapists with Recreation Therapy programming and activities. Assists patients and families, after therapist instruction to achieve Recreation Therapy goals. Responsible for organization and cleanliness of department, preparation for activities and events and clerical work.
Demonstrates ability to provide specific patient care activities according to instruction and/or supervision of therapists.
Keeps department environment safe, clean, and organized.
Documents progress note efficiently and accurately which is later co-signed by therapist.
Effectively copes with emotional and behavioral changes exhibited by patients and provides support to family or caregivers including siblings in the treatment environment.
Ability to direct and supervise volunteers as needed.
Participates in program development, quality assurance, and improvement activities. Attends in-services and continuing education opportunities.
Exhibits excellent customer service skills.
Performs other duties as requested by supervisor or therapist.
High school diploma or equivalent
Current CPR certification
Experience working with children with disabilities in camps, daycare, hospitalized, special education or volunteer opportunities
Experience using a personal computer and various software applications including Microsoft Office, e-mail/calendaring, etc.
Two (2) years of post high school coursework in a human service, education or related field
Previous experience in recreational area