Jewish Senior Services
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Per Diem
  • Flex Hours

SUMMARY:Perform diversified duties to organize and conduct therapeutic recreation activities.

Reports To: Coordinator, Therapeutic Recreation

Titles Supervised:

Schedule: Per Diem



Essential Responsibilities:

1.Organize and carryout appropriate group activities and one-to-one sessions to enhance sensory motor, cognitive and psychosocial skills.

2.Complete documentation of resident/patient assessment, progress notes, attendance MED A documentation, discharge summaries in compliance with State and Federal regulations.

3.Input MDS/care plan data and attend RCP meetings.

4.Transport resident to and from scheduled activity area. Prepare activity area.

5.Maintain inventory of equipment and supplies and notify Coordinator of needs.

6.Drive Jewish Home vehicles as required for outings; attend and participate in a variety of staff meetings. Maintain regular attendance.

7.The TRD will exhibit leadership qualities, mentor residents, and engage them when participating in recreation programs

8.The TRD will demonstrate the ability to facilitate group process and will also be able to manage the interpersonal needs of the residents.

9.The TRD will demonstrate the ability to assess and document the needs and progress of the residents.

10.The TRD will participate on Resident community outings as required, demonstrating Resident safety.

11.Other related duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications:

Education:Bachelor's Degree and TRD Certification

Experience:  2-3 years experience working as a TRD in a long term care facility. 

Licensure: Valid driver's license



Ability to handle multiple demands and deadlines; Ability to read and communicate effectively; Ability to utilize various software packages to carry out position responsibilities.

This description of responsibilities is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Jewish Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Accordingly, all applicants for employment and all persons employed in any capacity are treated without regard to race, color, national origin, religious affiliation, age, gender, sexual preference, marital status, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, physical or mental disability, Vietnam Era Veteran or other veteran status or any other legally protected class.  The fair and equitable treatment imposed by this policy encompasses, but is not limited to, all aspects of the employment process including: personnel recruitment, advertising, all hiring practices, promotions and transfers, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, benefits, selection for training, layoff and terminations, and all facility sponsored social and recreational programs.

Jewish Senior Services will strive to make a reasonable accommodation, as required by law, for qualified individuals with known disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is currently employed unless doing so would result in an undue hardship on the operation of its business.  Any individual who believes they may require such accommodation should contact Employee Relations at 203-365-6457.

It is the responsibility of all staff to conform to both the letter and spirit of this Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement. The designated person at Jewish Senior Services for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Soncerria Holland, 203-365-6456,


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