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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/25/24

Applications Due03/25/24

Vacancy ID149389


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleRecreation Therapist - NYS Veterans' Home at Oxford

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $50678 to $64693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Chenango

Street Address 4207 State Hwy 220

City Oxford


Zip Code13830

Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation; or a Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Physical Education, or Adaptive Physical Education and one year of experience in planning and administering a therapeutic recreation program; or, current credentials as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) issued by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC); or reachable on the current Recreation Therapist List.

Duties Description Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of recreation therapy programs for individuals and groups.

• Provides a variety of recreation services to individuals and groups, and modifies activities consistent with the function level, physical ability, and/or rehabilitative and clinical needs of individuals.

• Observes and records individuals’ participation, progress, responses, and behaviors; reports changes; and may recommend changes to treatment plans or new activities to address the recreation needs of individuals and/or groups.

• Coordinates recreation therapy activities with those of other disciplines or therapy programs for assigned individuals and/or groups.

• Maintains individuals’ records and documentation in accordance with program standards and requirements.

• Orders and maintains recreation supplies and equipment for assigned activities.

• Attends recreation department and/or treatment team meetings.

Additional Comments We are a 242 bed, state of the art, Skilled Long Term Care Nursing Facility providing care the Veterans and their dependents in our community.

*SNF regulations require CTRS Certification*
Geriatric/Skilled Nursing Facility experience preferred.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name New York State Veterans' Home at Oxford

Telephone 607-843-3128

Fax 607-843-3236

Email Address


Street 4207 State Hwy 220

City Oxford

State NY

Zip Code 13830


Notes on ApplyingIf you are applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume detailing your interest and qualifications.

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