Sample Recreation Therapist Resume

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Scott Kerr
2292 Marshville Road
White Plains, NY 10641
(333)-603-6105
[email]

Job Objective Seeking employment as Recreation Therapist in a well established organization where I can put my specialized skills to the best use.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience with recreation therapy activities and programs
  • Thorough knowledge of therapy activities
  • Deep knowledge of inpatient psychiatric treatment facility
  • Familiarity with case management activities
  • Skilled in developing therapeutic program
  • Amazing ability to maintain patient information confidential
  • Remarkable ability to make complex clinical decisions
  • Outstanding ability to handle multiple priorities

Professional Experience:

Recreation Therapist
The HSC Health Care System, White Plains, NY
August 2007 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Performed patient assessment to determine their problems.
  • Implemented recreational activities to meet patient’s needs.
  • Assisted in development of treatment objectives.
  • Conducted individual or group therapy sessions.
  • Planned field trips for patients.
  • Maintain weekly calendar of events.
  • Documented patient’s daily progress.
  • Maintained good working relationships with patients and families.

Recreation Therapist
Parkridge Valley Hospital, White Plains, NY
May 2004 – July 2007

Responsibilities:

  • Planned appropriate recreational programs based on capacity and limitations of patients.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in aerobics, creative expressions, and outdoor education.
  • Observed patient’s responses at various stages of treatments.
  • Modified therapy programs based on patient’s progress.
  • Maintained the working environment clean and safe.
  • Followed performance and professional standards at all times.
  • Reported therapy equipment repair and maintenance problems to Manager.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Therapy
Belhaven College, Jackson, MS


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