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Recreation Therapist ARRMC (Behavioral Health Unit)

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Req #: 10046
Entity: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Behavioral Health Unit
Shift: Variable Hours/Variable Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.000001
Schedule: On Call
Salary: $28.37 - $39.00 depending on qualifications

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Recreation Therapist ARRMC (Behavioral Health Unit)

The Recreation Therapist ARRMC Position Overview

  • On Call Variable Schedule

The Recreation Therapist functions under the general supervision of the Program Manager of the IRC. The Recreational Therapist assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and provides recreational therapy evaluations and interventions in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care. The Recreation Therapist accurately assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate recreational therapy interventions; provides patient and family teaching; and works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional recreational therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork. These functions are carried out according to hospital policy in accordance with the mission and vision of the hospital and consistent with the philosophy of the department. The Recreation Therapist participates in performance improvement and program development activities. Responsibilities include providing input into the budgetary planning process; contributing to cost effectiveness of services and programs provided by the department; communicating the employee's observations and suggestions related to opportunities for improvement; and maintaining positive relations with all customers.



  • Graduate of a Therapeutic Recreation program from accredited university


  • 1 year experience working in a rehab unit, or equivalent experience in work, education, or training


  • BLS: Basic Life Support by AHA
  • CTRS: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

What We Offer

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
  • Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values -traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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