Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist position, 40 hours with benefits. Position will be shared between University Hospital Inpatient Rehabilitation, Acute Care, and Mott Children's Hospital inpatients. Will join a team of TR, OT and PT staff. Evaluates and treats adult rehab and pediatric inpatients. Provides treatment and education to inpatients and their families. Will assist with UMAISE (University of Michigan Adaptive and Inclusive Sports Experience). Excellent written and verbal communications skills as well as the ability to work collaboratively with a team .
Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation from an accredited program is required. Current certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist is required.
Must have flexible availability; schedule will include evenings and weekends.
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