JOB POSTING – Recreational Therapist/Director of Activities at Riverview Retirement Community

Recreational Therapist – Director of Activities

Riverview Retirement Community has a full-time position available. This person will be responsible for coordinating and administering the recreation program for all campus activities and residents. Supervises a team of nine activities assistants. Responsible for the coordination of the volunteer program.
• Assures that purposeful activities are provided to meet the needs and interests of each resident. This includes residents in our independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing.

• Responsible for the planning, supervision and implementation of all resident activities in cooperation with the interdisciplinary team.

• Prepare and submit reports to reflect residents’ reactions and evidence of progression or regression.

• Instruct residents in activities and techniques such as sports, dance, music, art or relaxation techniques designed to meet their specific physical or cognitive needs.

• Benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental insurance paid
  • Life insurance premium paid
  • License renewal fee paid
  • Long-term disability insurance paid
  • Identity theft insurance paid
  • Small, not for profit facility
  • State-of-the-art aquatics and fitness center available for employees

Education: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation

Experience: Related work experience in geriatrics including experience with activity planning desired.

Certificates and Licenses: Must have a Washington State Recreational Therapist Registration and must be able to obtain a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Certification from an accrediting body.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to: psoden@RiverviewRetirement.org

You can also print off an application from our web site www.RiverviewRetirement.org and complete it and send it to:

Peggy Soden
VP – Administrative Services
Riverview Retirement Community
1801 E. Upriver Drive
Spokane, WA 99207

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