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From clinicians to program managers to direct care staff, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team provides survivors of brain injury with structured support and compassionate care. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers — NeuroRestorative's employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years.

Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator

Job ID 17000G1P
Description
Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator
Primary Location: VA-VABlacksburg-1510 /1512 Seneca Dr
Function:Behavioral/Mental Health Professional
Organization:NeuroRestorative

NeuroRestorative Virginia
Description
Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support brain injury - individuals with disabilities; children with emotional, behavioral or medical complexities; children and adults with brain injury). As a Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator with NeuroRestorative VA you’ll be one of those special people.
 
For NeuroRestorative VA and The MENTOR Network the Rehabilitation Therapist is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day.
 
NeuroRestorative VA is seeking a Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator to facilitate and coordinate the group community leisure / educational activities area of the productive activity program.  This role will use sports, games, arts and crafts, music, dance, drama, sightseeing excursions and non-traditional recreational activities to improve functional skills and/or maintain the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of program participants. 
 
Essential Job Functions
  • Supervises and directs staff, interns and fieldwork students in the facilitation of leisure/recreation activities.
  • Writes evaluation, progress, discharge and service summary reports and monitors progress of program participants.
  • Ensures that high quality programming is provided to all participants in the Supported Living Program.  Schedules monthly activities.
  • Facilitates team requests and develops programming pertaining to LEAP and Clubhouse programming.
  • Initiates Therapeutic Recreation training for supported living staff.  Serves as the program resource person.
  • Works as a member of the treatment team.
  • Acts as primary decision maker relative to program participant emergencies while participating in house productive activities.
  • Adheres to Program participant Bill of Rights, Behavioral Intervention Policy, and other CCS Clinical Policies and Procedures.  Assists with maintenance of CARF requirements.
  • Monitors medication intakes during activities and ensures adherence to medication procedures.
  • Participates in out-of-town and overnight activity trips as needed.
  • Participates in the pre-admission tours, family visits, conversations about CCS programs with visitors, etc.
  • Performs job coach duties as assigned.
  • Facilitates the Newsletter group and other groups.
  • Performs other related duties and activities as required.

Qualifications:
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation and two years experience working within a therapeutic recreation or educational setting facilitating group activities for special populations
  • Certification as Therapeutic Recreation Specialist preferred.
  • Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.
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