Michigan Healthcare Jobs

Mobile michigan-jobbank Logo

Job Information

Henry Ford Health System Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)- Contingent - Days - Kingswood in Ferndale, Michigan

General Summary

Plans, organizes and conducts a therapeutic recreation program through the application of goal orientated, purposeful activity in the assessment and treatment of individual with psychological, physical and developmental disabilities. The ages of these individual will include adults (18 and older), adolescents (13-17 years old), and children (5-12 years old).


Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation. One to two (1-2) years of experience in a psychiatric facility preferred.


Certified by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation.


Subject to physical injury from patients who act out in the work area. Work includes sitting, stooping, bending, lifting, and walking. Handles equipment used by patients which are potentially dangerous if not closely supervised. Physical intervention crisis skills, good motor coordination, manual dexterity and visual/perceptive abilities required.

Overview Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.