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Avalon Health Care Group Recreation Director in Salt Lake City, Utah

Willow Wood Care Center is seeking an enthusiastic, organized and dedicated Recreation Director to join our outstanding team!

The Recreation Director is responsible to ensure the development, organization, and coordination of facility and community resources to provide comprehensive Therapeutic Recreation Services and programs that meet the needs and interests of each resident.

*Must have a CTRS or TRT

Candidates should have current social/recreation program experience as well as a positive attitude!

✓ GROW and DEVELOP your clinical skills by working withour ELITE LEADERSHIP team! ✓ Ask about our tuition reimbursement program! ✓ Competitive compensation and rates!


  • Interview and assess all residents prior to the initial Care Plan Conference; document this information in the medical record, develop an individual recreation plan based on the assessment and participate in Interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings. Update assessments and plans as needed and as required by state/federal regulations.

  • Develop monthly recreation program calendars that reflect and meet the needs of the facility resident population. Communicate facility programs to residents, staff, family and volunteers.

  • Manage the facility’s Volunteer Program.

  • Maintain departmental documentation that reflects services provided and resident progress toward goals.

Must be eligible for certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or as an activities professional by a recognized accrediting body; or have two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years, one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting; or have completed a training course approved by the State.

  • Must hold or acquire state required licenses and/or certifications.

  • Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.

  • Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other employees and personnel of other agencies.

  • Basic understanding of computer technology, including email use.

  • Must meet all local health regulations, and pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation, and reference inquiry.

Avalon Health Care Management, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Learn more: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact Human Resources at the location(s) where you are applying.

Avalon Health Care Management, Inc. participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more: E-Verify

Requisition ID: 2021-10342

External Company URL: https://www.avalonhealthcare.com/

Street: 1205 East Bonner Way

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt