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Lakeside Neurologic Recreational Therapist in Wauchula, Florida

Lakeside Neurologic is a post acute and transitional rehabilitation community located in beautiful central Florida. We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Recreational Therapist. There are (2) openings. The facility is located on 900 acres just outside of Wauchula, Florida.

Lakeside Neurologic treats pediatric and adult survivors of traumatic brain injury. Our facility provides treatment ranging from Skilled Nursing Care to Behavioral Health Care.

Responsibilities: Assess client needs, determine, plan and implement programs in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and as approved by the Director of Recreational Therapy. Works with the department director in assessment, and documentation of client’s progress. Provide Treatment, Leisure Education and Participatory programs. May provide therapeutic services in-house, and in the community.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Therapeutic Recreation. CTRS is preferred. Previous experience with TBI, Behavioral, Mental Health, Physical and/or Developmental Disabilities is a plus. Applicants must be creative, energetic, and possess the ability to perform duties with minimal supervision. Must be able to work independently and with interdisciplinary team. Candidates must also be eligible for approved driver’s list and PCM 2S certified.

Shift 1- Tuesday- Friday 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shift 2-Sunday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Monday-Thursday 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Lakeside Neurologic offers a competitive salary and benefit package including health, dental, vision, life insurance plans, continuing education, licensure allowance and relocation assistance.

Lakeside Neurologic is an EEOE and a DFWP. For more information or to apply online visit