JOB POSTING: CTRS, Fairfax behavioral health, Kirkland, Washington

CTRS, Recreation Therapist


Join Fairfax Behavioral Health today and provide help, hope, and healing. We currently have an available opportunity for a CTRS Recreation Therapist in our Kirkland, Washington hospital.


The Recreation Therapist is responsible for overseeing the therapeutic activities program.The Certified Recreation Therapist will ensure the program is appropriate to the needs and interest of patients and is directed toward restoring and maintaining optimal levels of physical and psychosocial functioning.The Recreation Therapist will actively participate in treatment planning and implementing activity services for the inpatient population, which involves defining and implementing treatment goals as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and providing continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients under the direction of the Manager of Social Services.


Education:Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Recreational Therapy / Leisure Studies a Certified Recreational Therapy Specialist (CTRS), or certification eligible Recreational Therapist.

Experience:Two (2) years of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.

Licensure:Must have current Washington State CTRS registration.

Additional Requirements: Must obtain CPR, Handle With Care, Verbal De-Escalation, and first aid Certification. May be required to work overtime, flexible hours and weekend rotations.

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