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Location:St. Paul, MN
Salary Range:Competitive
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Shaller Family Campus (Sholom Home East)
Description:Sholom is one of the leading senior housing and healthcare service organizations in the Twin Cities. We are seeking a knowledgeable and compassionate Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator to join our team at our Shaller Family Campus located in St. Paul. Every element of our state-of-the-art campus, including our cozy neighborhoods, has been designed to advance the art of geriatric care.

Duties:The Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator plans, facilitates and evaluates Therapeutic Recreation programs provided to meet the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual needs for each resident.

Job functions include:
  • Review therapeutic recreation opportunities available within the facility and the campus to residents, tenants and families.
  • Create daily activity schedule and advertise effectively (e.g. table tents in the dining room, flyers, bulletin boards and utilizing other team members).
  • Track participation in therapeutic recreation programs and communicate resident/tenant needs or interests to inter-disciplinary staff.
  • Create easy to follow step-by-step instructions of all activities for others to follow when assisting with programming.
  • Work with the therapeutic recreation team in scheduling campus wide programs and events.
  • Bachelorís degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field from accredited university strongly preferred, but not required.
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), Activity Director Certified (ADC), Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapist Assistant preferred.
  • One or more years experience working with individuals with dementia preferred.
  • One or more years hands on recreation experience preferred.
  • One or more years experience planning and facilitating therapeutic recreation programs, preferably in a long term care setting.
  • CPR/First Aid certified through the American Red Cross preferred.
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