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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Sports and Recreation / Fitness
Therapeutic Recreation Spec
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Inova Health System | Fairfax, VA
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Job Description

Job Description

Inova Fairfax Hospital has opened a NEW 25 bed acute inpatient rehab unit

Inova Health System is the largest health care provider in Northern Virginia; operating 5 hospitals and an integrated network of outpatient services.This will be an acute inpatient rehabilitation center that will provide state-of-the art rehabilitation for both the general rehabilitation and neuro rehabilitation patient populations.

We are seeking a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to join our team in a full time capacity!!!!

Applicants should have relevant experience in rehabilitation settings providing care to patients with stroke, brain injury, orthopedic, cardiac, oncology, and miscellaneous neurologic diagnoses. Our interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation specialists work together with an emphasis on maximizing functional independence and adjustment to disability.

The Therapeutic Recreation Specialist will select evaluation and treatment methods appropriate to the diagnosis, age group and patients' physical and emotional status.

He/she will also be responsible for:

* Formulating the appropriate treatment plans in order to achieve desired rehabilitation outcomes.
* Demonstrating the essential skill competencies in order to implement the treatment plan
* Performs ongoing reassessment and adjusts treatment plan accordingly to meet patient rehab goals.
* Adhering to department policy regarding timeframe, form and content of written evaluations, progress notes and discharge summaries in order to meet program and regulatory requirements.
* Communicating effectively with patients, family, staff, treatment team members, students, supervisors and outside contacts.
* Completing all administrative and other responsibilities in support of the operating unit.
* Schedule will include rotating weekends and holidays. Acute Rehab experience strongly desired.



New graduate Recreation Therapist. Prefer one year of therapy experience in setting applied for.


B.S. in Recreational Therapy


CPR certified through the American Heart Association

Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist (CTRS) eligible


Valid Driver's License


Experience with diagnosis seen in program applied for. Prefer experience in Aquatic Therapy, Community Mobility Training, and/or Adaptive Sports.

About Inova Health System

Inova Health System is a not-for-profit health care system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services including emergency and urgent care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova's mission is to provide quality care and improve the health of the diverse communities we serve.