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Recreational Therapist - Inpatient Rehab

West Orange, New Jersey
Job Type
29 Jul 2022

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Select Medical

West Orange, NJ

Recreational Therapist

(Baccalaureate Degree in Therapeutic Recreation required and Recreation Therapist Certified (RTC))

Shift Hours: Full-time Mondays to Fridays 9am to 5pm and 2 Weekend dates a month plus Holidays or

Tuesday - Saturday 8am-4pm (plus some holidays)

At Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Recreational Therapist to join our team.

Benefits of being a therapist with us:

"Please be advised that the salary rate/range set forth herein was provided by Indeed. Kessler s market specific rate/range will be provided during the interview process."

Latest rehab technologies
Engaged and team-oriented culture
High success rates of patients being discharged home
Clinical ladders to develop our therapists
Full-benefits package (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability, and tuition assistance)
A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation and advancement opportunities


Job Duties

Plans and implements appropriate recreation activities for patients in accordance with guidelines set by the organization, hospital and the profession. Responsible for provision of therapeutic recreation intervention for an assigned caseload. Ensures all patients are oriented to recreation therapy and provides hospital wide leisure, social and divergent programs. Serves as an educator to patients on community resources.



Recreation Therapist Certified (RTC)
Baccalaureate Degree in Therapeutic Recreation required
Experience in Acute Rehab preferred
Additional Data:

Our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment.

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
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