HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Recreation Therapist PRN in Macon, Georgia

Coliseum Center for Behavioral is a full service mental health and addictive disease facility. Inpatient and outpatient programs are available for people with emotional, behavioral, psychiatric and substance abuse problems. CCBH has been servicing middle Georgia for over 30 years and has successfully treated thousands of patients who have been able to return to normal daily living.

The Recreation Therapist performs safe, effective therapeutic patient care.

The Recreation Therapist demonstrates expertise in patient assessment treatment planning, treatment implementation, & documentation.

The Recreation Therapist is knowledgeable in the organization & demonstration of Activity Therapy programs that focus on self-awareness, self-expression, social, cultural, & recreation development.

Performs as part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team.

Implements therapeutic treatment group sessions for patients as scheduled by selecting appropriate projects & activities to achieve goals; provides the necessary environment to meet patient needs; implements therapeutic approaches when verbalizing with patients.

Assesses the need of each patient & formulates appropriate short & long term goals along with methods to achieve goals as needed.

Recreation Therapy is designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, cultural and rehabilitative needs of all patients.

These activities may be motivated on an individual basis based on the information collected from the Recreation Therapy assessment.

A large variety of activities are offered (but not limited) through the Recreation Therapy Department including activity groups, arts and crafts, self-awareness groups, re-motivation groups, reality orientation groups, group games, relaxation groups, personal exercise program, leisure counseling, leisure skill activities and outside activities are scheduled as weather allows .

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: B.S. in Recreation Therapy required Master’s in Recreation Therapy preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (C.T.R.S.) required BLS required within first 90 days


Title: Recreation Therapist PRN

Location: Georgia-Macon-Coliseum Medical Centers - Macon

Requisition ID: 08158-9005