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Covenant Health RECREATIONAL THERAPIST in Lewiston, Maine

JOB SUMMARY

The Adult Intensive Outpatient Program is looking for a Recreational Therapist who can prepare, design, and lead therapeutic activities as scheduled and/or requested, facilitate educational groups to meet the needs of the current patient population, assist in providing a safe and therapeutic milieu for all patients and utilize community resources as part of the program development needs.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education/License

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Therapy, Physical Education or related field required

  • Recreation Therapist certification required or must be eligible for certification

  • Valid Maine driver’s license required

Experience

  • 1-3 years experience preferred

  • 1-3 years’ Medical Terminology experience preferred

Other skills required

  • Ability to work well as part of an interdisciplinary team and a solid understanding of the role of team

  • Excellent time management, verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment

  • Adaptable to the ever-changing needs of patients

Covenant Health Mission Statement

We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.

Our Core Values:

•Compassion

We show respect, caring, and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable, and suffering.

•Integrity

We promote justice and ethical behavior and responsibly steward our human, financial and environmental resources.

•Collaboration

We work in partnership, dialogue, and shared purpose to create healthy communities.

•Excellence

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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