A full-time Recreation Therapist position is now available with Liberty Healthcare Corporation at the Illinois Department of Human Services Treatment and Detention Facility (TDF) in Rushville, Illinois.The TDF is a secure residential treatment facility which provides a wide array of behavioral health services to adult sexual offenders within a secure / locked setting.Located in the town of Rushville in west central Illinois, the TDF is commutable from Macomb (home of Western Illinois University) and Springfield. Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis and the Quad Cities are all within a few hour's drive.Clinical services at the TDF are provided by Liberty Healthcare's dedicated and talented team which is comprised of over thirty Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Psychiatrists and Recreation Therapists.As a Recreation Therapist at the TDF, your responsibilities would include:* Actively contributing to a dynamic therapeutic recreation program within a secure treatment setting* Assessing residents' interests in recreational activities* Creating, implementing, organizing and leading therapeutic recreation activities with individuals and groups* Establishing and maintaining positive therapeutic relationships with residents* Helping promote a positive therapeutic milieu* Actively participating in interdisciplinary treatment team meetingsAs a full-time employee of Liberty Healthcare, you can expect a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes health insurance, 401k and 30 days of cumulative paid time off annually for holidays, vacation, personal and sick leave.Click here to learn more about Liberty's benefits packageYou are a good fit for this position if you possess the following attributes:* Bachelor's degree in Recreation Therapy* Ability to lead therapeutic recreation, health and personal fitness, art, music and/or games and activities* Ability to maintain confidential client information* Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport and maintain objectivity with clients* Ability to maintain appropriate personal boundaries in working with clientsPlease note - a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Therapist (CTRS) credential is preferred but not required.Liberty Healthcare Corporation provides a wide array of health and human services throughout the United States. We serve people in their homes and communities as well as in hospitals and specialized treatment settings. Our organization has an unwavering commitment to provide high quality services that are customer-focused and outcomes-oriented. We're looking for people who embrace our core values, take pride in their profession and have a passion for excellence.Liberty Healthcare Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and people who have disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.Click the "Apply" button below and submit your resume for immediate consideration.
Location/Region: Macomb, IL (61455)