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JOB OPENING - RECREATION DIRECTOR (NJ) LTC/Sub-Acute Nursing Home in Jersey City (Hudson County), NJ is looking for a new Director for its Therapeutic Recreation Program. Director of Therapeutic Recreation - Full Time M-F 8:30-4:30pm (req. 1 late night per month and approx. 2 weekends per year) DESCRIPTION â€¢ Reports to Administrator. â€¢ Responsible for management and scheduling of all Recreation staff and volunteers, including evaluations and training. â€¢ Attend Interdisciplinary, Department, Administrative and Quality Council meetings as required. â€¢ Must have a high level of resourcefulness and creativity in planning and creating stimulating recreational programs which meet the various needs of the geriatric population. â€¢ Knowledge of MS Word necessary to plan and coordinate monthly recreation calendars. â€¢ Maintain age-appropriate group and individual programs that foster and encourage optimum psycho-social functioning, address social, educational, spiritual and entertainment needs of all residents. â€¢ Responsible for assessments and interviews, client care plans, clinical charting and other required documentation on one long-term care unit. â€¢ Oversee all necessary departmental documentation for all units. â€¢ Familiarity with MDS 3.0 required. â€¢ Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records preferred. â€¢ Purchase and maintain all department equipment and supplies within budgetary guidelines including dispersal of petty cash. JOB REQUIREMENTS BA/BS in Therapeutic Recreation or other related field (preference for the creative arts therapies) and have at least 2 years of recreation experience in a long-term care setting. Certification in accordance with the NCCAP - National Certification Council of Activity Professionals (AP-BC or ADC) or the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification (CTRS) is preferred. Please submit resume and cover letter, including salary requirements via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax ATTN: Danielle Braxton at 201-653-3074.