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State of Utah - Jobs Recreation Therapist Girls Youth in PROVO, Utah

The Utah State Hospital is seeking a licensed Therapeutic Recreation Specialist with a passion for helping others,and experience working with mentally ill and disabled youth.Would you enjoy utilizing your recreation expertise in a beautiful inpatient facility,while professionally collaborating with the best-qualified treatment team around, with amazing resources at your disposal? This may be just the position for you! Principle DutiesThe Recreational Therapist is typically responsible to:perform recreational therapy assessments.implement recreational therapy programs for individual patients.prepare and recommend therapeutic recreation activities.The Ideal Candidate Our applicant of choice:must be licensed as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TRS) or Master Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (MTRS) with the UTAH Division of Occupational Professional Licensing (DOPL) in the State of Utah.is experienced working with mentally ill individuals in an inpatient setting.will be independent,reliable and intrinsically motivated to teach and assist others.excels in the planning and execution of leisure/recreational activities for children.Why You Would Love Our TeamJoining our team allows you to work in a safe and respectful environment,promoting hope and offering improved quality of life for individuals with mental illness.The Utah State Hospital is a state-of-the-art psychiatric facility,fully accredited from the Joint Commission and Centers for Medicaid and Medicare,certifying the high quality of the Hospital's environment and treatment programs.Situated on a beautiful campus at the base of the Wasatch Mountains,we are conveniently close to all the best recreation Utah Valley has to offer. For more information about the Utah State Hospital,our philosophy,mission,and treatment programs,we invite you to browse our website.As a State of Utah employee,you will enjoy a generous benefits package,including medical,dental,various wellness programs,retirement plan,and paid leave accrual to promote positive work/life balance. You can find more information about benefits, here.

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