Dignity Health Recreation Therapist II (Full Time, Dayshift) in Oxnard, California

In keeping with the Dignity Health core values, the Recreational Therapist is responsible for the development and implementation of the rehabilitation therapeutic recreation program and for providing direct Recreation Therapy treatment programs to patients to restore maximum function.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Position will work in Acute Rehab unit and some Saturday shifts will be required

  • Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience as a Recreational Therapist

  • Evidence of ability to function with a high degree of independence and competence

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates advanced working knowledge of the principles, standard practice, procedures, and equipment in therapeutic rehabilitation and therapeutic recreation

  • Current C.T.R.S. status (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist-National) or current R.T.C. status (Recreational Therapist Certified-State)

  • CPR/BLS License Required

Must also have the ability to work independently and be a functional team member in a team oriented environment. Demonstrate ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to assume leadership role for patient and teams, for per diem staff, field work and internship students, and for volunteers.

Welcome to St. John's Regional Medical Center

At Dignity Health, we believe in the healing power of kindness. Since 1912, we have been giving something forward to the people of Oxnard, California. St. John's Regional Medical Center is a 266-bed facility employing more than 1,200 caring professionals and a medical staff of more than 600 active physicians. We offer a 23-bed acute rehabilitation center, and provide a wide array of programs and services that include oncology, cardiovascular, maternity care, orthopedic, weight loss surgery, spinal disease treatment, community outreach and more.

Our passion for inspiring a stronger, healthier world compels us to lead with our hearts as we serve the community of Oxnard. One of the most beautiful areas in the country, Oxnard is nestled between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, and offers residents spectacular beaches, clean air and open spaces, as well as easy access to California wine country. We invite you to join us in delivering humankindness, one person at time.

In addition to competitive salaries, Dignity Health offers a comprehensive package of benefits including free medical for you and your dependants, 403(b) plan with employer matching, as well as a separate employer-paid pension plan and tuition reimbursement.

Job: *Occupational Health

Organization: *St Johns Regional Medical Center

Title: Recreation Therapist II (Full Time, Dayshift)

Location: California-Southern California Service Area-Oxnard-St John%27s Regional Medical Ctr

Requisition ID: 1700016381