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Recreational Therapist - Full Time

Company: Mercy
Location: Joplin
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."


The Recreational Therapist works under the supervision of the Manager, Administrative Supervisor and/or Director of Behavioral Services, and plans, organizes and directs activities and programs for psychiatric patients designed to improve their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being.


  • Education: Bachelors degree in Recreation Therapy required.
  • Certifications: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. SAFE Level 2 within 6 Months Of Hire.
  • Other: Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are required in order to evaluate patient conditions, design therapy plans and assess patient progress.
  • Preferred Experience: One to two years.

    We Offer Great Benefits:

    Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 32 hours or more per pay period!

    We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

    At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

    What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.


Keywords: Mercy, Joplin , Recreational Therapist - Full Time, Healthcare , Joplin, Missouri

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