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Recreational Therapist - Inpatient Rehab

Recreational Therapist - Inpatient Rehab

Job ID 
US-VA-Newport News
Experience (Years) 
Therapy - Other
Street Address 
245 Chesapeake Avenue
Riverside Rehab Hospital
Position Type 
Full Time-Regular
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  Riverside Rehabilitation Hospital

*A joint venture with Select Medical & Riverside Rehabilitation Hospital *

Newport News, VA


Recreation Therapeutic Specialist - Full Time



At our Riverside Rehabilitation Hospital our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a full-time Therapeutic Recreation Therapist to join our team.



Job Duties

Plans and implements appropriate recreation activities for patients in accordance with guidelines set by the organization, hospital and the profession. Responsible for provision of therapeutic recreation intervention for an assigned caseload. Ensures all patients are oriented to recreation therapy and provides hospital wide leisure, social and divergent programs. Serves as an educator to patients on community resources.



  • Recreation Therapist Certified (RTC)
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Therapeutic Recreation required
  • Experience in Acute Rehab preferred

Additional Data

Our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.


Other benefits of the Recreational Therapist position include: 

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • A network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities