Atlantic Health System

Recreational Therapist, In-Patient Psychiatric Department

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Summit
Position Type
Allied Health
Overlook Medical Center


Overlook Medical Center is seeking a per diem Recreational Therapist II to work varied shifts including every other weekend.



Seeking a per diem Recreational Therapist to complete Therapeutic Recreation Assessments; develop, implement, monitor and revise Multi-Disciplinary Care Plans; and facilitate various psychoeducational, milieu, and leisure education groups.

The candidate will be skilled in performing the APIE process.




  • Successful completion of an accreditted 4 year program in Recreation Therapy



  • CTRS preferred; must be eligible to take CTRS exam.
  • Previous behavioral health experience highly preferred
  • Promote Atlantic Health System PRIDE Values.
  • Meet the requirements of a Per Diem Recreational Therapist’s Criteria Based Performance Appraisal. Comply with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Attend department meetings and participate in projects.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills. Ensure patient/family expectations are exceeded.
  • Experience with adult and geriatric behavioral health preferred.




About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.


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