Providence Health & Services Recreational Therapist - Seattle PACE Center in Seattle, Washington


Providence is calling a Recreational Therapist (Seattle PACE Center, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE, Full-time, 40 hours per week) to Providence ElderPlace in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Conduct individual assessment to identify the participants’ individual interests/needs.

  • Develop and implement an appropriate variety of individual and group activities.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary care planning.

  • Coordinate the recreation documentation for the group participants.

  • Assist with training and supervising volunteers and/or youth job program assistants/student interns and their activities.

  • Lead facility wide participant-centered events.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy

  • Valid Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) Certification from National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC)

  • Current Recreation Therapist registration in Washington State

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification or ability to be certified within three months of employment

  • A valid Washington State driver’s license and have access to daily use of an insured reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites as required

  • Two years experience in providing recreation with the elderly or disabled

  • Current food handlers permit within three months of employment

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Project & Program Management - Non-Clinical

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 187853