Recreational Therapist

Recreational Therapist
Primary Location: ME-MEStandish-234 Northeast Rd
Function:Program Services Coordination/Case Management
NeuroRestorative Maine
NeuroRestorative Maine is hiring a Recreational Therapist
The MENTOR Network is a mission-based organization dedicatedto providing high quality services to those we serve. Therefore, to deliver on our mission, TheNetwork expects every employee to perform his or her job first and foremost inaccordance with the Company's mission.
To perform this jobsuccessfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform eachessential function listed below.
Work directly with all clubhouse members to encourage and implement Work Ordered Day Clubhouse Services through mentoring, teaching, and coaching.
Market and recruit businesses for clubhouse supported outreach and volunteer opportunities.
Transport individuals to outreach and volunteer sites and assist in transferring individuals in and out of transportation vehicles.
Maintain a safe environment; report and document all occurrences of injuries.
Support the development of skills for clubhousemembers to maximize the opportunity to achieve the greatest degree ofself-sufficiency and independence chosen by the member.
Complete all relevant documentation in anaccurate and timely manner as specified.
Complete all necessary assessments/paperworkas required by NeuroRestorative Maine.
Assist with maintaining CARF requirements.
Trained and able to conduct a monthly emergency drill; fire, tornado, etc.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and to initiate, develop and facilitate groups.
Responsiblefor participant safety and well-being at all times.
Successfullycomplete mandatory training and attend annual refresher/re-certification courses prior tocertification expiration dates.
Education and Experience:
CertifiedTherapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS); or
Bachelor's degree in a related field plus a CBIS or equivalent training (QBISP) withinthe first twelve months of employment.
Requires a minimum of one year experience in thefield working with members with acquired brain injury.
Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician-Certified(MHRT-C)
An equivalent combination of education andexperience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listedabove may be substituted for the above education and experiencerequirements.
Certificates, Licenses, andRegistrations:
Current driver's license, car registration andauto insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services.
Other Requirements:
Travelas needed
Availableto support clubhouse activities on non-work days.
External and internal applicants,as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform theessential job functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonableaccommodations to be determined on a case by case basis.

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