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Rehabilitation / Creative Art Therapist in Newark, NJ at SAINT MICHAEL'S MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Newark, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/3/2019

Job Description

Conducts a therapeutic recreation program within the hospital to facilitate rehabilitation of the physically and mentally disabled. The Activity Therapist directs patient participation in selected activities such as games, social activities, sports or music to create an atmosphere of sociability, to provide a means of creative expression and to facilitate the learning skills for recreating during hospitalization and after discharge in the community. Creates an environment that allows the patient to explore his/her own potential, cultivate positive morale and minimize distress of illness.