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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransRecreation Therapist
Tavares, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift : Days – 8a-5p – Sunday -Thursday

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Waterman - 1000 WATERMAN WAY, Tavares, 32778

The role you’ll contribute: Develops and implements recreational therapy treatment plans.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· Conducts patient assessments and establishes recreational/leisure therapy treatment plans

· Modifies treatment plans based on patient progress and the effectiveness of recreational/leisure therapy interventions

· Coordinates therapeutic recreational/leisure activities for both large and small groups

· Observes patient responses and encourages socialization

· Provides patients with information and resources on therapeutic recreational/leisure activities in the community

· Attends department meeting and education as required

· Coordinates community speakers to promote patient resources and return to previous life roles

· May assist with teaching clinical students

· Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department

· Communicates appropriately and effectively with patients, family and healthcare professionals within and across care settings and communities

· Performs other duties as assigned


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


· Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

· Certified in applicable state as a Therapeutic Recreational Specialist (CTRS)

· Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

· Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Rehabilitation Services

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24018169

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Waterman

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $20.65 - $30.98

  • Location: Tavares, FL

  • Job ID: 24018169

  • Job Family: Rehabilitation Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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