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Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Job Description

UPDATE: The posting has changed from a part time to a full time position.


St. John's is looking for a full time, 40 hours per week Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to join our TR team. The TR Specialist will work mostly days. Some evening and weekend availability required. 

The Therapeutic Recreation Specialist assesses elder’s leisure skills, interests, and desire for meaning in order to develop a variety and balance of programs to enhance the quality of life. The TR Specialist also works as a part of the interdisciplinary team and coaches/mentors team members to participate in engaging elders in meaningful opportunities and promoting their desires and life style choices.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in TR or related human service field. Prior experience with older adults and people living with dementia preferred. Ability to interact with elders and care for their needs. Willingness to embrace and exemplify St. John’s Brand Characteristics.  

Job Snapshot

Post Date 6/27/2014
Location Rochester, NY
Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Negligible
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