Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
Company: Yale-New Haven Health
Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 9, 2021
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand
and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our
Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect,
accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as
individuals and professionals, every day.
Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients in the
assigned patient care areas. Performs other clinical and teaching
duties as may be required.
- 1.1 Performs basic TR evaluations on assigned patients.
- 2.1 Attends mandatory department inservices.
- Self Development
- 3.1 Seeks opportunities to expand own knowledge of profession
and related fields.
- 4.1 Complies with Hospital and Department Policies and
- Clinical Supervision
- 5.1 Appropriately delegates responsibilities to support staff
and volunteers maintaining appropriate level of clinical
- Human Relations Skills
- 6.1 Demonstrates respect and regard for dignity of all
patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a
professional, responsive, and courteous hospital environment.
Minimum of a B.S. from an accredited Therapeutic Recreation
Program or related field as outlined by the National Therapeutic
Recreation Standards. Must be or currently pursuing CTRS
certification from National Council Therapeutic Recreation
certification. Certification is required within 1 year of
At least two (2) to five (5) years in a psychiatric setting
and/or child development strongly preferred.
The individual should demonstrate knowledge in therapeutic
recreation theory, evaluation, and treatment techniques for various
special population groups. Observation skills, communication skills
(both verbal and written), and an ability to work with others in a
synergistic manner are essential. The individual should also be
willing and able to assume increased responsibilities as
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