Recreation Therapist

Job ID: 452028 Posted: 2021/10/12 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Activities City: Jersey City, NJ Location: Alaris Health at Hamilton Park

Job Information:
  • High school education or high school equivalency diploma is preferred.
  • Full command of the English language (written, read and spoken)
  • Attend a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education programs provided by the Center to maintain certification and successfully complete a state-approved certified nursing assistant program
  • Possess a positive demeanor and the ability to communicate with everyone from residents to the general public
Job Requirements:
  • Enrolled in college classes or completed a degree in a healthcare field: Recreation Therapy, Art/Music Therapy, Psychology, Sociology, or Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Nursing, Health Administration OR
  • Eligible for NCCAP; AAC or ADC Certification or NCTRC; CTRS certification OR have all of the following:
  • A High School Diploma
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with geriatrics or disabled adults
  • Certificate of Completion of the 90 hour MEPAP I/II course
  • Complete a minimum of 10 CEU’s per year
  • Comfortable working both as an individual contributor and part of a larger team
  • Great customer service and interpersonal skills


About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
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