Recreational Activity Therapist
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 3/5/2020

Job Description

Central Desert Behavioral Health Center

239 Elm Street, N.E.

Albuquerque, NM 87102

P: 505-243-3387

F: 505-242-6114

 

Full-time Recreational Therapist Needed

 

Position Summary:

The Recreational Therapist will plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct recreational activities to ensure all patients assessed needs are met. They will schedule and coordinate activities for patients in the hospital and out in the community. 

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate must be a skilled communicator, director and motivator
  • Able to organize and prioritize many tasks effectively and accomplish goals
  • 2+ years of experience in recreational therapist position in a behavioral health services facility setting
  • Certified Recreational Therapist required
  • LADAC (License Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor) preferred
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent customer service skills
  • Able to react to emergency situations appropriately when required

 

Benefits:

Our full time team members are valued and offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
  • 401 (k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
  • Helping Friends Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Ticket Monster Perks - entertainment ticket discounts
  • Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
  • In-facility education programs and more!

*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

 

Req. ID:012132 | 90739 - Central Desert Behavioral Health Center

Job Snapshot

About Us

Central Desert Behavioral Health Center is a 26-bed inpatient center offering programming and services for the treatment of behavioral health illness for older adults. The center provides professional care for individuals who are experiencing a wide range of emotional, social and behavioral needs affecting the healthy function of their daily lives.