Recreational therapists plan, direct, and coordinate recreation-based treatment programs for people with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses. These therapists use a variety of modalities, including arts and crafts; drama, music, and dance; sports and games; aquatics; and community outings to help maintain or improve a patient?s physical, social, and emotional well-being.
Median US Salary
Minimum education requirement
In the U.S. Total
2016 - 2026 growth rate
1,000 to 4,999
Estimated over the next 10 years
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Empress Healthcare | Thermopolis, WY, USA | $33,013 - $80,592
Activities - Recreational Therapy Manager - Location: Thermopolis, WY Job Id: 11135 # of Openings: 1 This position does require therapeutic recreational program experience/certification or the...
Staff Today | San Luis Obispo, CA, USA | $79,000 - $85,200
Recreational therapists consider medical records * Personal observation and talks with the patient and his or her loved ones * Execute a therapeutic program targeted toward what that patient requires...
Evolve Healing | Green Bay, WI, USA | $37,057 - $66,239
Job Description Recreational Therapist This is a part- time (20-25 hours) permanent position at Evolve, which is a leading eating disorder treatment clinic in Wisconsin. Evolve offers outpatient...
Talas Harbor- Bullhead City Behavioral Hospital | Bullhead City, AZ, USA | $49,222 - $75,903
Supervises and provides a recreational Therapy program appropriate to meet the physical, social, cultural, spiritual, emotional, and recreational needs and interests of each patient. It provides the...
Navos | Burien, WA, USA | $44,485 - $85,830
Partner with other program staff in developing and implementing a variety of therapeutic programming groups, individual recreational therapy interventions, planning and leading community outings...
Ava Care & Case Management | Charter Township of Clinton, MI, USA | $44,000 - $52,000
In a supervised position the recreation therapist would be responsible for creating weekly client activity plans, coordination of therapeutic activities within the patient's schedule of medical...
Positive Pathways, LLC | Indianapolis, IN, USA | $38,313 - $68,485
Positive Pathways is seeking a Recreational Therapist to provide home based services to children and adults participating on the Medicaid Waiver. The position would start at part-time (with potential...
Three Rivers Treatment Center | Kenbridge, VA, USA | $33,596 - $67,193
Three Rivers Treatment Center Activity / Recreation Therapist / CTRS Full-time & PRN, As needed At...Previous work experience with a variety of recreational activities. * Ability to provide timely and...
Norris Academy | Knoxville, TN, USA | $29,492 - $63,323
The Activity/Recreation Therapist is responsible for providing high quality patient care, displaying proficient skills in assessment, treatment planning, and group therapy. The Activity/Recreation...
Residential Services, Incorporated (RSI) | Indianapolis, IN, USA | $38,313 - $68,485
RSI seeks a qualified Recreational Therapist to provide goal directed interventions to promote the independent physical, cognitive, emotional and social functioning of disabled persons by enhancing...
MTM | Washington, DC, USA | $35,423 - $83,536
The On Call Certified Recreational Therapist is responsible for reviewing ADA paratransit application materials, supplemental intake and professional verification forms, conducting in-person...
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