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Job Title:

Recreation TherapistDivision/Program:

(Inpatient) Psychiatric Health Facility

Starting Compensation:

65452 – 72000 USD Per Year

Working Location:

Bakersfield, Ca

Working Hours/Shift:

Monday -Friday 8:30 AM-5 PM

What SBHG brings to you (benefits):

Competitive compensation
Company paid benefits package including medical, dental and vision and many other voluntary benefits for employees
Generous vacation and holiday pay
On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
AMFT, ACSW and APCC’s receive supervision for BBS hours (when applicable)

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What you bring to SBHG: 

Bachelor’s degree in a social science field (Recreation or Occupational Therapy preferred)
(1) year experience with seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents in an inpatient or outpatient health care setting preferred (Student internship and/or practicum time may be substituted)
California Certification as Recreation Therapist Certified (RTC) or National Certification as Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) required.
How you will make a difference: 

Coordinate and provide direct and indirect rehabilitation treatment to adolescent clients.
Conduct a written rehabilitation assessment of new clients utilizing verbal, written, auditory and visual communication.
Develop an individualized schedule of therapeutic groups with and for each client.
Lead or co-lead therapeutic groups with treatment team staff
Document and report progress of client outcomes in therapeutic programs including group activities and individualized goal planning.
Develops, implements, and supervises the recreation/activities program that includes the following but is not limited to social activities, indoor and outdoor activities, exercise activities, and opportunities for client involvement for planning and implementation of the recreation activities.
Document and report progress of client outcomes in therapeutic programs including group activities and individualized goal planning.
Actively participate in Treatment Team meetings and assist in the development of a written Interdisciplinary Treatment Plan for each client.
Division/Program Overview:  

24/7 inpatient involuntary program
16-bed facility for acute youth (ages 5-17)
Intensive treatment programs with individualized care plans
Available for contracting Central Valley counties
Moves clients through five phases: admission; engagement; learning; stabilization and linkage to resources and aftercare
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