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Legacy Health Services Recreational Therapist in Oregon, Ohio

$500 BONUS: Our Family Caring for Yours-: Join our family of healthcare professionals at Orchard Villa!: Job Details:: * Full time shifts available * FDA Approved COVID-19 Vaccine Available * For the health and safety of our staff and residents we prefer to hire individuals that have been vaccinated or upon hire agree to be vaccinated against COVID-19: Orchard Villa, a 136 bed skilled nursing facility conveniently located near I-280 and Navarre Avenue, offers a warm and comfortable environment with staff committed to treating everyone like family- with compassion, respect and kindness. Orchard Villa has been a value part of the Oregon community for over 20 years. The facility offers almost exclusively private rooms, physician led specialty programs and an on-site hemodialysis unit in collaboration with Dialyze Direct: Job Summary: The Recreational Therapist will assess residents and lead appropriate recreational and therapeutic activities on our 12 bed secure memory care unit. This role gives the opportunity to provide personalized, life enriching activities to residents with varying degrees of memory loss. The recreational therapist will communicate with residents, families, physicians and the nursing staff to help ensure each resident’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met in meaningful ways. In this role, the recreational therapist will compassionately and meaningfully engage with residents with varying degrees of cognitive function.: Job Responsibilities:: * Plan and lead meaningful individual and group activities that are engaging, life enriching and appropriate for residents with memory loss * Complete documentation including recreation assessments, MDS 3.0, progress notes and care plans, to ensure recreation goals are appropriate and achieved * Develop a monthly recreation calendar and monitor the effectiveness of programming through observation and evaluation; modify programs as needed * Assist residents, together with nursing staff, in performing ADLs while encouraging them to maintain their highest level of independence * Other duties as required: Education and Experience Requirement: * Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation * Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or eligible to sit for exam * STNA Certification or willingness to obtain certification (facility will reimburse) * PointClickCare experience preferred * Excellent communication skills and attention to detail required: Why Legacy Health Services?: Healthcare is a calling and being part of a family owned and operated company that will invest in YOU will turn that calling into a career. Legacy Health Services offers many career path opportunities, including options for those who are new to healthcare. Whether you want to become a nursing assistant, advance from LPN to RN licensure, obtain your BSN or simply sharpen your skills in a fast paced, rewarding environment, we have a role for you.: We are proud to offer:: * Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance * Company sponsored educational opportunities including STNA certification classes and medication technician certification classes * Career advancement opportunities * 401(k) with company match through Fidelity * Timely Pay through OnShift Wallet- work today get paid up to 65% of earned wages tomorrow * Tuition Reimbursement * Referral Bonuses Legacy Health Services is a family-owned and operated post-acute care company based in Parma, Ohio. “Our Family Caring for Yours” is as true today as it was when the company was created over fifty years ago. Legacy Health Services is led by the third generation of the founding family and remains dedicated to providing high quality care to those entrusted to our care. Legacy Health Services manages nearly 1600 nursing home beds in ten nursing facilities that serve northern Ohio. With over 2,300 dedicated employees, Legacy Health Services provides a complete continuum of care that includes skilled nursing, assisted living, rehabilitation services, long-term care and affiliates that provide full-time nurse practitioners and hospice care. We provide our residents with compassionate care and quality services to meet all of their needs, both clinical and non-clinical. We value each of our residents as individuals, with unique physical, spiritual, social, emotional and intellectual needs. Our goal is to treat everyone like family- with compassion, respect and kindness. To learn more, visit We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider all applicants for positions without the regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, or non-job related handicap or disability.: