Therapeutic Recreation Specialist - New York, NY

  • New York, NY

Employment Type

: Full-Time



Located in the heart of the community of Washington Heights in Northern Manhattan is a 705-bed rehabilitation and nursing care facility with a mission to provide quality care through diverse programs and services designed to support health and independence to individuals needing short-stay or long term inpatient care.

Designs, implements, conducts and evaluates therapeutic recreation programs (group and one to ones) including the creative arts, which meet resident needs and maximize resident strengths. Invites and escorts residents to on and off community/neighborhood programs ensuring their safety and security by monitoring whereabouts during programs, and at all times when residents are present. Appropriately utilizes specific behavioral techniques for dementia resident and other populations.

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