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Therapeutic Recreation Director (TRD)

Company: Civita Care Center at West River
Location: Milford
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Civita Care Center at West River - Civita Care Center at West River
We are currently looking for Full time Therapuetic Recreation (TRD) to join our Recreation Department and assist the Recreation Director.
Employee benefits include but are not limited to:
- - - - - - - - - -Paid vacation
- - - - - - - - - -Paid sick
- - - - - - - - - -Holiday time
- - - - - - - - - -Company sponsored Life Insurance
- - - - - - - - - -Excellent benefit package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability.
Job Duties:
- TRD must be creative and enjoy working with the elderly
- TRD works with residents at the bedside with specially designed activities.

  • TRD assists with the transportation of residents to areas where programs are being conducted.
  • TRD assists with the documentation of resident participation and progress
  • TRD plans, organizes and directs recreational service programs designed to motivate, stimulate, and improve the quality of life for all residents.
  • Weekend and evening availability.
  • TRD must be able to drive company's vehicle.


  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • The TRD must have the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • The TRD must have the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, and visitors.
  • The TRD must be knowledgeable in the Privacy Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • The TRD must display tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to adapt and modify work practices to residents based on whatever level at which they are currently functioning.
  • The TRD must have the ability to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
  • The TRD participates in continuing education and in-service training.

    B.A./B.S. in recreation or State Certification with at least one year of experience in Therapeutic Recreation.
    Proof of COVID Vaccination is required to be eligible for this position.
    We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all qualified applicants, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Keywords: Civita Care Center at West River, Milford , Therapeutic Recreation Director (TRD), Executive , Milford, Connecticut

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