Recreational Therapist Job Announcement & Description

The Sunny Center is an inpatient and outpatient facility. We have 6 inpatient programs and 6 outpatient clinics followed by 5 rehabilitation services. The Sunny Center is a 152-bed hospital that treats more than 743 inpatients, 277-day program patients, and more than 7,161 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits. Our team of 34 expert clinicians provides individualized patient recovery plans and compassionate care, whether you’re recovering from a life-changing injury or stroke or other neuromuscular condition. The agency provides patients more than just medical care we want our patients to experience healing and hope through this process.

Job Description:

This role requires a passion for helping individuals improve their physical, emotional, and social well-being through recreational activities. The Recreation Therapist will play a vital role in providing personalized care and support to clients with various needs. If you are dedicated, compassionate, and have a strong desire to make a positive impact on others’ lives, we encourage you to apply.

Job Type: Full time/ Monday-Friday

Schedule: 8 hour shift


  • CTRS (Required)

Education/ Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Therapeutic Recreation or Recreational Therapy, which includes an internship.
  • Current certification in CPR preferred; upon hire if not certified, must obtain no later than 90 days from hire.
  • One or more years’ experience working with individuals with a physical impairment preferred.
  • One or more years’ hands on experience with seniors preferred.
  • One or more years’ experience planning and facilitating therapeutic recreation programs preferred.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a variety of people and personalities inside and outside the organization. Able to effectively handle interactions at all levels and to respond appropriately in sensitive situations.
  • Able to display high levels of customer service, responding promptly and thoroughly to the inquiries and needs of individuals both internal and external to the organization in accordance with our PROUD standards.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing to all levels of people inside and outside the organization, including possessing good English speaking skills, fluency and understandability.


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off