Community Health Systems *Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Certified - Full Time (Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital) in Warren, Ohio


Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist


Come grow with us!

Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital is part of the ValleyCare Health System of Ohio network ( at ). ValleyCare Health System is located in northeastern Ohio, within the beautiful Mahoning Valley, and is a network of three (3) hospitals, and numerous outpatient and physician practice locations throughout the area. With aggressive plans to grow our services including expanding and enhancing our healthcare facilities, our vision is to provide the highest quality healthcare for northeastern Ohio. Although our health system has changed over time, our hospitals have been providing exceptional care for almost 100 years. Please visit our website for more information about our growth and progress


We are currently recruiting for a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to join our team at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital. This position is responsible for planning, developing and implementing therapeutic recreation programs for the patients of Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital. This position communicates and collaborates with other team members of Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital. The Therapeutic Recreation Specialist documents results of patient assessment and treatment according to our HIM policies and procedures. This position develops and implements evening/weekend programs as well as contributes to the hospital wide adaptive sports programs.



Bachelor s degree in science with concentration in Therapeutic Recreation is required. Previous experience as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist preferred.

Applicants must have a Valid Ohio driver s license. Certification in Therapeutic Recreation by National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification required or obtain certification within six months of employment. Certification in CPR by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association required or obtain within one month.

Applicants must have a broad knowledge in professional area and in recreation therapy. Knowledge of regulatory, legislative and hospital standards related to recreation therapy. Demonstrates knowledge of ATRA Guidelines, standards, and ethics. Follows NCTRC Guidelines for annual requirements that lead to 5 year certification renewal.


Working at ValleyCare Health System of Ohio is special. You will find that we provide a positive, caring and patient focused environment. Our operating practices and core values create our positive culture and guide our journey to excellence. Working within such a supportive system allows our staff to use their talents to the fullest. We continually focus on positive employee programs, some of which include our annual employee engagement survey, employee of the month, employee of the year, nurse of the year, spot recognition, annual employee appreciation day, quarterly service awards, monthly birthday luncheon, thank you cards, quarterly employee forums, take your child to work day, and many more.

Besides our culture, we offer a competitive salary and benefits packages which includes: Medical, Rx Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health & Dependent), Employee Assistance Program, Education Assistance, 401(k) Retirement Savings Program, Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave, and various company discounts.


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ValleyCare Health System of Ohio promotes a drug-free and smoke-free environment.


Job: Rehabilitative Services / Social Services

Organization: Hillside Rehab Hospital

Location: OH-Warren

Requisition ID: 1734385