Past Jobs

Full Time Recreational Therapist - Utah State Hospital

As a Recreational Therapist at the Utah State Hospital, you will prepare and recommend therapeutic, leisure, and diversionary recreation activities for patients residing at this facility.


Principle Duties

  • Performs recreational therapy assessments

  • Implements recreational therapy programs for individual patients

  • Prepares and recommends therapeutic recreation activities

  • Develop new ideas and contribute to USH recreational programs

  • Provide high quality recreation therapy groups

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has professional experience working with mentally ill patients/clients.

  • Has professional work experience in a direct patient care setting for mentally ill patients or clients.

  • Must be licensed as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TRS) or Master Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (MTRS) with the UTAH Division of Occupational Professional Licensing (DOPL)


Contact Name:

Julie Varoz, MPA TRS, CTRS; 801-344-4447

Application Instructions

governmentjobs.com/careers/utah/jobs/2819772/ush-recreational-therapist?keywords=REcreational%20Therapist&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Location:

Utah State Hospital 1300 E. Center Street, Provo, Utah


Full Time Recreational Therapist - Jail Based Competency Unit

As a Recreational Therapist at the Jail Based Competency Restoration Unit and Outreach Program at the Salt Lake County Jail. You will prepare and recommend therapeutic, leisure, and diversionary recreation activities for the patient Forensic program, residing at this facility.

The Jail Based Competency Restoration Unit and Outreach Program position is affiliated with the Utah State Hospital but the individual will work on site at the Salt Lake County Jail.


Principle Duties

  • Performs recreational therapy assessments

  • Implements recreational therapy programs for individual patients

  • Prepares and recommends therapeutic recreation activities

  • Develop new ideas and contribute to recreational programs

  • Provide high quality recreation therapy groups

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has professional experience working with mentally ill patients/clients.

  • Has professional work experience in a direct patient care setting for mentally ill patients or clients.

  • Is comfortable working with inmates in a jail setting.

  • Must be licensed as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TRS) or Master Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (MTRS) with the UTAH Division of Occupational Professional Licensing (DOPL)


Contact Name:

Julie Varoz, MPA TRS, CTRS; 801-344-4447

Application Instructions

governmentjobs.com/careers/utah/jobs/2830194/recreational-therapist-jail-based-competency-restoration-unit/apply/jobdetails?keywords=REcreational%20Therapist&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Location:

3415 South 900 West South Salt Lake City, UT 84119