Why Mayo Clinic
You are invited to join Charter House, Mayo Clinic’s only Retirement Community, as a Recreation Therapist. Charter House is home to hundreds of older adults who value an active lifestyle with access to continuing care services. Charter House brings together in one location a diverse selection of resident choices, lifestyle options, services, healthcare and amenities that provide residents with a pathway to healthy aging.
Charter House is renowned for excellence in both the service and care provided to its residents. Our wide variety of career options present a unique opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary and team-oriented environment based on the values and traditions of Mayo Clinic. If you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives of older adults, consider joining our team. CHJobs
Plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates the resident activities program of the Health Center, assuring that the program is sufficient in scope, meaningful, and interesting to meet individual and group needs of residents. To solicit and incorporate resident and staff input and evaluation of the activities program.
Bachelor's degree (BA,BS) in the field of Therapeutic Recreation. The individual must have experience working with organized programs or activities.
Experience working with geriatric population is preferred.
License or certification
CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) required within 1 year of hire.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $20.13 per hour.
Generally, Monday-Friday 8-4:30 pm. Rotating weekend coverage. Occasional evenings.
Rotating weekend coverage. Typically, one Saturday/Sunday per month.
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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