Tuesday
Feb202018

Arts & Cultural Program Director - Eugene, OR

Oregon Supported Living Program (OSLP) is currently seeking an experienced, dynamic, and self-motivated individual to oversee our Arts & Culture Program. OSLP’s Arts & Culture Program was founded in 2012 in response to the limited and segregated artistic opportunities available for people with disabilities.

Interested applicants can learn more at www.oslp.org and can view the job posting here

Monday
Jan292018

Executive Director - Adaptive Sports NW

Adaptive Sports NW is seeking a full-time Executive Director to grow

operational support and program expansion of this 35-year- old

nonprofit based in Beaverton, OR. Our mission is to provide and

promote recreational, fitness and competitive opportunities for people

with physical disabilities. We offer adaptive equipment, trained

coaching and safe practice facilities for 10 adaptive recreational and

sports programs. This is a wonderful opportunity to help grow the

support of an organization that has a profound impact on the lives of

those it serves. www.adaptivesportsnw.org

 

To view the full job description, follow the link below:

http://www.adaptivesportsnw.org/wp-content/spotlight-uploads/ASNW-ED-job-description-final-2018.pdf

If interested in applying, please send resume, cover letter and three references no later than March 13, 2018 to:

jobs@adaptivesportsnw.org

Thursday
Dec212017

Rehabilitation Therapist - OSH

New Job posting at the Oregon State Hospital in Salem, OR.
Click here for full details and the link to the application.
Salary  $20.75 - $30.24 Hourly
Location  Salem, OR
Job Type Permanent
Department Oregon Health Authority-Oregon State Hospital
Job Number OHA17-0499
Closing 1/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

 

Wednesday
Nov292017

Job Posting: Therapeutic Mentor - Salem, OR

On call, part-time position with potential to grow.

Contact to apply:

 

Anthony Maggio, CTRS
Therapeutic Service Manager
Job Description:

 

INTEGRATED SUPPORTS FOR LIVING, INC Job Description

JOB TITLE Therapeutic Mentor- Direct Support Professional I

REPORTS TO Therapeutic Service Manager

DEPARTMENT NAME All PAY GRADE PG-300

DATE REVISED 8/7/2017

PRIMARY PURPOSE This position is responsible for providing direct and indirect support and positive direction to assist in creating and maintaining a therapeutic environment for individuals living with cognitive processing deficits consistent with the financial and strategic goals of the organization and in support of IS Living’s goal to ensure that each individuals we provide services to is afforded every opportunity possible to live their lives in a way which maximizes autonomy.

IS LIVING CORE COMMITMENTS:  Be effective, accept responsibility and pursue competence;  Offer quality, ethical and professional service that is transparent and appropriate;  Be responsive, flexible, respectful, welcoming and professional in your communication and relationships;  Offer enriching experiences through imagination and creativity that promotes both autonomy and comradery. ESSENTIAL

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Develop and maintain positive, effective, respectful, and therapeutic relationships with clients and their families.  Assist in the development of and comply with the individual support plans developed for each client.  Maintain a clean, safe, professional, and therapeutic environment free from abuse and harassment.  Report and document both routine and unusual events including completing daily logs, event reports, Individual Service Plan (ISP) data sheets, and other necessary records in a concise, understandable and legible manner.  Assist individuals with healthy money management including budgeting.  Transport clients in a safe manner according to policy and procedure.  Maintain open communication and cooperative work effort with Program Manager and other team members to assure quality and continuity of support to individuals served.  Lead therapeutic group activities with clients and other team members.  Become familiar with the Salem-Keizer Transit system, downtown Salem and Keizer areas, and businesses that clients visit frequently.  Assist clients and other members of the team in the development of daily schedules, ISPs, behavioral support plans, and long term independent living plans.  Understand and be familiar with client’s short and long term goals. 2  Be familiar with client’s compensatory memory strategies and how to teach clients to use them effectively.  Provide verbal and written reports and/or electronic documentation of the outcomes of supervised activities with clients in a timely manner.  Assist individuals with activities of daily living.  Demonstrate and model the ability to communicate clearly and calmly with clients in behaviorally challenging situations.  Able to quickly and effectively problem solve clients’ needs.  Model positive communication and behavior while working directly with clients.  Participate with clients in community integration activities.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Assist the Program Director, Program Manager, and other team members as requested and assigned.  Participate in trainings, team meetings and team building experiences as directed by the Program Manager.  Accept and complete other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE  High school graduate or equivalent.  18 years of age or older.  Valid driver’s license in good standing.  Successful clearance of local and or state background checks.  Negative pre-employment and active employment drug screenings.  Experience working with people with cognitive processing skills preferred.  Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing in English

Monday
Nov062017

Job Posting - Western State Hospital, Lakewood WA

Description

 

It won't take you long to experience the rewarding feeling of improving the quality of life of our patients as a Recreational Therapist at Western State Hospital (WSH).  This opportunity presents a career move where you'll enjoy an environment where you get to focus on patient care and be part of our dedicated team of mental health professionals.
 
Western's Recreational Therapists have a unique work experience because of the diversity of our patients and the ability to build long term therapeutic relationships. What does that mean? You witness firsthand their journey from day one while directly contributing towards their recovery.
 
Aside from encouraging a great work/life balance, our team thrives on partnership, trust, and communication to foster a safe and collaborative approach to care. Big picture, we have each other's back.
 
What you'll do:
 
  • Provide therapeutic recreation services to patients with severe mental health illness both on the ward and the Recovery Center.
  • Interview patients, develop, and document individualized assessments and treatment plans.
  • Assess, plan, implement and conduct need-based recreational therapy to contribute towards treatment groups and individual therapy.
  • Provide consultation and recommendations to a multidisciplinary treatment team regarding patient's recreational therapy needs to improve their quality of life.

We are looking for applicants who have:
 
  • Have a National Certification through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRC) or have a date established to take the required exam to be certified.
  • Graduated  from an accredited Therapeutic Recreation Program
  • Therapeutic recreation experience
  • Have or able to obtain a Washington State Department of Health registration as a Recreation Therapist

 

 

Click here to complete an application